Puppies are so cute that no one can stop themselves from loving them. However, that cute little creature does not look cute when they pee or poop all over your home and no one wants to clean the mess they make. Puppy demands a certain amount of hard work, responsibility, and patience for getting trained. It becomes very problematic when they pee on the floor, especially on the wooden floor as it can damage the floor and cause long term odor issues.
If you are also facing any problems like this, then one of the best options is to go for pee pads in order to save the floor of your house. People who already faced this problem, here are some techniques that will be going to help you in removing stains and smell from the floor.
How to Clean Dog Pee from the Hardwood Floor?
It is not necessary that dog urine leaves a mark on the hardwood floor and it is possible to remove it with the right tools and products. The sooner you wipe it up, the fewer problems you will face with stain and odor. Once you have wiped the pee make sure to scrub that part with 1 part of vinegar and 1 part of water. Once you have scrubbed the area with this solution, sprinkle some baking soda over the spot and wipe it again. This technique cleans the spot and deodorizes at the same time and leaves you with a clean floor.
How to Remove Old Dog Pee Smell?.
Old dog pee stains or smell requires a stronger solution to clean. Combine a cup of water with 1/3 cup of distilled white vinegar, 1/4 cup of baking soda and some drops of dish soap. Mix this solution and spray it on the affected area. Then let it sit for 15-20 minutes and wipe it up with a cloth. After that put down the layer of baking soda and let it sit for overnight. This will help you in removing stain and smell, if not you can repeat this process for 2-3 times for better results.
Apart from this, there are many cleaners available in the markets which are both organic and chemical based that can also help you in getting rid of this problem. It is recommended that before using these chemical-based cleaners test them on a small area.
Steps for Prevention
It's not possible to do this hard work 3-4 times in a day; there are some different ways for solving this problem:
- Take your puppy out for a walk whenever they need to poop, its difficult task for you to take them out again and again and if you do not have any garden at your home, the situation is more than worst.
- The second option is very easy and reliable which anybody can choose, it is the use of pee pads. Introduce your pet with a pee pad to use this space for a pee. It needs little training for getting familiar with a pee pad, in starting you have to arrange some training sessions for your puppy.
Pee pads are eco-friendly and non-toxic. This is the natural solution to get rid of smell and stains at home without hard cleaning, and taking the puppy out for a walk even in cold winter evenings. Choosing artificial grass for pets make your life easy and comfortable.