How to Remove Urine Odor From Wood Floors

When sharing your home with puppies’ urine accidents are always bound to happen. Whether trained or not, some pets love to mark their territories.

One of the best ways to make sure you don’t have this bad odor left on your floor is to wipe the urine immediately to reduce the time it has to be absorbed, however, sometimes it always remains an unpleasant smell.

How to Remove Urine Odor From Wood Floors
How to Remove Urine Odor From Wood Floors

The good thing is you have to go for shopping to get anti-odor products. There are a couple of homemade solutions that you can make with the available products you have in your home to remove this urine odor. They can be applied on all types of wood and Laminate floors.

Homemade Urine Odor Removers

Not only do these Homemade removers work for urine odors from pets, but can also be used especially for people who are training toddlers on outgrowing diapers.

Method 1: Vinegar, Baking soda and Soap Dish Mix

Step 01:

In a bucket, mix 1 cup of water, 1/3 cup of distilled white vinegar, ¼ cup of mild dish soap and ¼ cup of baking soda.

Transfer your solution to a spray bottle and shake vigorously. The solution is ready to apply and clean.

Vinegar, Baking soda and Soap Dish Mix

Step 02:

Spray the solution in the affected area, rubbing it with a soft microfiber cloth to help it sip it in properly.

Let it sit for about 15minutes before cleaning it off.

Step 03:

Rinse the solution with a damp cloth and allow drying.

This solution will get rid of this smell entirely and can also do the same if you have a similar problem on your carpet.

Things you’ll need:

  • Water
  • Distilled White Vinegar
  • Baking soda
  • Mild dish soap
  • Soft microfiber cloth

All the above are Items you are sure to get in your house.

Method 2:Hydrogen Peroxide, Baking soda and Dish Detergent mix

This method works for the most stubborn odors, especially the cat urine. Cat urine smells can be challenging. You might wipe it off, but it still seems resistant.

Step 01:

Method 1: Method 2:Hydrogen Peroxide, Baking soda and Dish Detergent mix

According to experts, the hydrogen peroxides work is to break down the enzymes in the urine.

Mix one cup of water and one cup of hydrogen peroxide in a bowl and stir. Add 2 tablespoons of baking soda and a small amount of dish detergent.

Baking soda is a strong odor eliminator, and gets rid of strong urine smells.

Step 02:

First start with testing this solution in a small area to check the reaction of the hydrogen peroxide on the wooden flooring.

If the solution is safe for use, it will not burn the floor/change the color of the floor. If it does, dilute and make sure its safe for use on the entire floor.

Step 03:

Soak the soft microfiber cloth in the solution for a while and use it to wipe the entire wooden flooring concentrating where the urine was.

Step 04:

Let it sit for a while about five minutes and wipe it with a clean cloth. Don’t let it sit for too long because moisture is not good for wooden floors.

Hydrogen peroxide will lighten your flooring if used repeatedly. It is therefore advisable to use it only if need be.

Things you will need:

  • Hydrogen Peroxide
  • Water
  • Baking soda
  • Mild dish soap
  • Soft microfiber cloth

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