A furry friend, an occasional accident, a carpet wetted…
If you have a pet at home, you can probably relate to this.If you are yet to experience anything of that sort, take our word, at some point you will.
And when you do, remember, address that pet stain on your carpet immediately.
It goes without explaining how pet urine can create unhealthy indoor environment for you and your family. You already know that. You also know the consequences that come with it and how serious they can be especially if you have someone in your family who has weak immune system, allergy, asthma or any other health condition.
But what you might not know is, if left to sit for a prolonged period, that pet stain on your carpet can also permanently damage your carpet fibers.
When urine first comes into contact with your carpet, it has a pH of about 6.5 to 7.This is slightly acidic on the pH scale.At that time, the urine is fresh and easier to remove.
As left to dry, bacteria begin to accumulate in it. As bacteria accumulate, they feed on the urine itself and produce their own waste. By the time urine complete dries, it turns alkaline due to the presence of bacterial waste. Its pH is now between 10 to 12, and removing it becomes much harder.
The dried urine, then gradually starts to oxidize the carpet fibers. That is when it creates a color change. If left to sit for a few days or weeks, this discoloration can become permanent. Regardless of the cleaning technique you use, it won’t go away.
This brings us back to the point we made earlier: address that pet stain on your carpet immediately.
This is why you should really consider professional help. You may think that blotting can do the job, and it may, but if the pet urine has deeply penetrated the carpet fibers, it won’t. Blotting only addresses the problem on surface. A professional carpet cleaning company should be able to provide more comprehensive treatment.
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