How long will it take to dry?
That is one of those questions that can’t be answered rather straight forwards as it will depend on on few factors. First of all it depends on type of carpet, as some carpets will dry with in 1h after the treatment and they don’t require much time to be given. Secondary factor is amount of treatment required on the day, as if it is heavily soiled it will need loads of attentions as going over it and agitation tends to get treatment rather deep in to the carpet with this in mind a lot of moisture will go into the carpet.
In summary I can fairly say that it will be 1h to up to 12h to dry if right conditions are achieved in the house.
Do I have to remove everything from the room?
This is rather often if customer is still living in the house I am about to work, however there is no need to remove completely everything from the room, as rather often i can work around the furniture and move certain things with in the room.
Are the chemicals you use safe for children / pets?
This is rather common that people are concerned about toxins in their lives and I applaud this question as it is showing they care about their dogs or cats, I am big dog lover and just adore my two creatures. Chemicals that I use are biodegradable and are not used in a concentration to be harmful in whomever lives in the house, as in process of cleaning most of the chemicals are also removed so there is completely no danger. Only situation when those would not be safe for dogs is when dog would try to drink them, but that is a case with most of the chemicals I would say.
Most important stage that you have undertake is localize when the stain is originating, as sometimes it is very intense smell that can be felled in entire house and it will take forever to clean entire house with fallowing methods. Cats have tendency to return to this same spot and this can be helpful for you to locate spot that once already have been a problem, cats are very easily stressed animals and this could a cause of a issue and not necessarily bad nature of the animal.
Black fluorescence light is best way to localize source of our task on hand and this can be easily obtained from amazon or other online outlet that has variety products of this sort.
DIY made urine removers:
- Previously discussed vinegar is great solution to solve your pet stains that are smelly and rather intensifying with time, just make sure that you’ll remove the spray after applying it on the surface to get the urine with the water solution of vinegar.
- Also there is one more solution that I have not previously touched on, this is Australia’s Bio-Zet. This can be used with washable furniture or on clothing if that was the issue on hand and I would personally recommend this as well.
How to prevent this from happening again:
Make sure that you brought your pet to veterinary that can rule out any medical conditions that can cause cat to wee in excess. One you have done that, if possible place litter box where can has been urinating, this will greatly help to prevent can from urinating on carpet or other floor surface.
Sometimes cats are stressed and this could be caused by other animals that are outside and are irritating our beloved pet, this could be prevented by blocking the view and lock cat with clean environment containing water and litter box in hope that it will teach our pet that that is the place where he should be urinating and not on the bed or carpet in other room.
More invasive one is to desex your cat, those cats are less likely to urinate without strong reason.
What not to use to clean your pets urine are any products that contain ammonia as this is chemical compound that is in the urine of cat and this can only anchorage cat to return to this spot to mess it again.
Carpets are very good maintain your hous
e in pristine condition for a long time, this is because carpets have a tendency to absorb much of the stains without showing them and additionally they will absorb dust mites and other respiratory irritants that can be present in the household. For this very reason it is recommended to clean carpets on regular bases, frequency would depend on the type of property and what sort of traffic there is on the surface. That is why regularly scheduled carpet cleaning will help maintain your house clean and allergy free in most instances, this is especially important of there are pets in the house. Because pets hair and dandruff in well known source of respiratory and skin irritant.
What is in your Carpet?
it is very interesting that even clean looking carpet will contain much dirt that can be harmful for your kids and for your own health, that is why do not wait until it is looking completely dirty to clean your carpet. Carpets are like this trap for airborne particles, that is why it is recommended to have carpet in your bedroom to enhance healthy air circulation that will trap lots of dust in the carpet. unfortunately vacuuming will not be optimal practice to remove those from the carpet, as this is only surface based solution that may prove to be superficial in a long run. That is why most carpet manufacturers recommend to have your carpet cleaned at least once a year, and more often if your household has carpet with heavy traffic in some places.
There are some and you should obviously not take them as written i stone, as we are differ and our conditions can be various depending on type of carpet and our own health.
You should be vigilant if you have asthmatic reactions, because carpet can consist of irritants that may effect your respiratory system and by this cause attacks that otherwise could be prevented by having your carpet professionally cleaned. Unfortunately sometimes your own home may be more harmful then outside pollutants in the air, this is caused by environment characteristics in you household that can be multiplying your sensitivity to pollutants.