Advice 1: How to neutralize the smell of urine

Almost every home has Pets – cats, dogs, ferrets and hamsters. Often, when she came to visit, you can feel unpleasant, and sometimes even the sharp smell of urine. Many are inclined to the idea that to neutralize this smell is almost impossible, but it is not so, if done correctly and in a timely manner.
How to neutralize the smell of urine
You will need
  • - vinegar,
  • - liquid dishwashing,
  • - hydrogen peroxide,
  • lemon juice,
  • - potassium permanganate,
  • - iodine.
Before you begin to combat this problem, try to identify and remove the cause. The main reason for the smelland urine is refusing animals from the toilet. Maybe he's just uncomfortable to walk into a small pan, so choose a toilet for an animal of appropriate size. And the second reason unpleasant smelland poorly cleaned and washed the toilet, it can make cat or dog to relieve themselves elsewhere.
If you find a puddle of urine or stain, take some paper towels and on high youurinethe stain. Then dilute the vinegar with water in a ratio of 1:4 and apply to the stain. Again dampen a paper towel and sprinkle with baking soda. If a spot appeared on the upholstered furniture can be done as follows: dissolve one tablespoon of dishwashing detergent in one hundred milliliters of hydrogen peroxide. Test the mixture on an inconspicuous area, if everything is in order, RUB the mixture into the stain with a brush. Dried-out residue remove with a clean sponge or wet vacuum. If necessary, repeat this procedure.
It is undesirable to use chlorine-based products to neutralize the odorand urine. Chlorine is a great oxidizer and well kill bacteria, but do not forget about its high toxicity. You can harm not only animal whose sense of smell is much stronger than a human, but all members of the family. It is much more effective in this case are: potassium permanganate, lemon juice, vinegar, hydrogen peroxide and iodine (10-20 drops per liter of water).
If the stain is urine fresh, effective conventional means not having a bactericidal action: alcohol, vodka, tea leaves, soap, rinse for the mouth and a strong solution of soda. The use of scented products is not a solution to this problem. Such as coffee beans, asterisk, parsley and aromatic oils, capable only to kill the smell for a while.

Advice 2: How to get rid of the smell in the mattress

The mattress is one of the most important elements of the bed without it is practically impossible a strong and healthy sleep. But what if your favorite mattress was smelly, and buy a new one you have, for one reason or another, no? Or the opposite option - you just purchased a new mattress and unpacked it, felt indescribable "flavor." How to get rid of smell in mattress?
How to get rid of the smell in the mattress
You will need
  • - baking soda;
  • hydrogen peroxide;
  • - ammonia solution;
  • - capacity;
  • - dusters;
  • - sponge ;
  • - rubber gloves;
  • - a towel.
Unfortunately, quite often, a new mattress has a pungent, unpleasant smell. This is understandable - as a rule, before you get to your house, it long enough kept sealed in plastic in the warehouse, in conditions far from ideal. Get rid of the smell in the newly purchased mattress will not be easy. Before using your new purchase, you should unpack it and put it on 3-4 days on a loggia or a balcony. Most likely, during this time, the smell will completely disappear.
Get rid of the smell in the old, who served a few years the mattress will help the baking soda. This mineral has good cleansing properties and ability to neutralize unpleasant odors.

Wear rubber gloves. Sprinkle a thick layer of baking soda and gently spread it over the surface of the mattress. Leave for a day. Note that wet soda neutralizes odors much more efficiently than dry. But to clean it with a mattress will be much harder. Remove the baking soda off the mattress first with a dry rag, and then vacuum. Evaluate the results of their labor. If an unpleasant odor remains - repeat the procedure.

For these purposes, you can use a water solution of white vinegar.
For stubborn "acquired" smells like cat urine - you can use a solution of ammonia. Prepare the composition for treatment. To do this, take a container and mix 1/2 Cup ammonia, 1/2 Cup hydrogen peroxide and 2 cups of warm water. Wear rubber gloves and carefully apply the stain resulting solution with a clean rag. Rinse contaminated area clean with cold water using a sponge. Pat dry with a towel. Dry the mattress in the sun.
Useful advice
Buying a new mattress, carefully examine the materials used in its manufacture. In particular, the mattresses with visco-elastic polyurethane foam can not only give a bad odor for a long time, but to provoke an allergic reaction.
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