Pet Stains and Odour Treatments for your Rug

Pets love a rug. FACT !

Probably too much, cats and dogs will pretty much takeover your precious area rug and use it as a second bed to sleep on, eat bones and generally chill out, problem is their fur can slowly release oils into the rug, mix that with sweat, some dirty bones, slobber and good old dirty paws and over time you have a concoction of odours that become dander.

This smelly dander is virtually impossible to remove either by yourself or your local carpet cleaner, the rug will definitely need to be taken away and cleaned professionally in a rug cleaning spa like ours.

We use several procedures at our Cheshire rug cleaning centre to aid us when cleaning pet odour rugs, whether the odour in your rug is from pet dander or pet urine, even pet faeces or pet vomit, we can easily eradicate the odours germs and most staining using our state of the art procedures.

Treating pet stains and removing pet odours from rugs
Removal of pet urine stain from wool rug
Removal of pet urine stain from wool rug

You won’t be first or last person to tell us…

that you have ‘tried everything’ to remove the odour from your rug. From the odour eating powders to hiring a carpet cleaning machine and even the local carpet cleaner couldn’t help to remove the smell properly, ‘it just keeps coming back!’

This is where our our thorough 12 step cleaning process come into its own and our pet pre-treatments will eliminate these problems for you.

Pet Stains and odour pre-treatments.

All pet problems in rugs are treated differently to a standard rug clean so make sure you let us know you have an odour problem in your area rugs so we can put it through the steps needed to sort those horrible smells out.

Pet danders

are usually oil based so along with the standard cleaning procedures, we will also use a solvent based cleaning solution (providing your type of rug can handle solvent based cleaning products) to help us break down the oils, it’s the oils that hold the smells so masking the smells with deodorizers is just pointless, as soon as the masking agent has dissipated, the smelly oils will soon start smelling out your home.

We use our water based solvents in a massive soak tank, filled with water and cleaning solution the rug is gently placed into the soak tank, with then have four powerful pumps that circulate the water and help emulsify the oils and odours, the rug is then repeated in the soak tank with fresh water and then it continues its journey as normal in our wash pit where it is washed using our rotary machine and then rinsed again with numerous gallons of water forced into the rug fibres, finally the rug is spun in our giant wringer machine and then hung in our specialist speed drying room. Sniff test and then wrapped ready for collection or return journey using our return service.

Advanced treatments for pet stains and odours in rugs
Advanced treatments for pet stains and odours in rugs

Pet urines

are again cleaned using our standard cleaning system but also goes into the soak tank, we use acid cleaners (don’t worry, these are wool safe approved acid cleaning solutions, very mild so will not in any way damage the wool of your rugs), the rug is again placed in our soak tank with our pumping system and the mild acid cleaning solution, this acid solution easily breaks down the crystals formed from the dry urine, without breaking down these crystals you will never eradicate the urine odours so this is our first step in urine contamination, once the urine crystals have been broken down we continue in the soak tank but add some UCT, also known as Urine Contamination Treatment solution, this gets rid of any odours in the fibres, the rug then continues its journey with the wash pit, scrubbing machine and high velocity water pump for rinsing. Again spun in our wringer and dried in our specialist drying room. Same sniff test, then bagged and ready to go home.

Why you need the Arcadia Spa treatment

The soak tank is essential in getting odours out of rugs, without it, it’s just impossible to truly get the smell out, If you have an odourous rug then please don’t waste your money on DIY machines or in house carpet cleaning professionals, they won’t get rid of the smell and you will inevitably have to call some one like us to do the job properly.

If we can’t get the smell out we don’t charge.

If you do decide to get a carpet cleaning professional in to clean your area rug in situ, make sure you ask them to leave the rug smelling of nothing, otherwise they will just pile on the lemon fresh, take your money and never answer the phone to you again.

You have been warned.

If you would like more information about our pet treatments and cleaning procedures or even just some advice about your rug give Sian a call on 01606 882712 today and she will be more than happy to help.

Or if you prefer, go to our Get a quote page fill out the form and Sian will get back to you with further information.

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Unit 7 Hartford Business Centre, Hartford, Northwich, Cheshire, CW8 2AB

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