Dog Poop Removal
Clean Dog Poop or Diarrhea
Stains and Odors Using Household Products
Your dog has just pooped on the carpet and you
want to clean up the mess and avoid stains and odor. You don't
have time to go out and buy products to do the job because by
the time you do the stain may be set. Below are instructions on
how to clean dog poop from your carpet leaving it stain free and
smelling sweetly with simple products you have around the house.
How to Clean Dog Poop from your
First you must remove the bulk of the poop. Not a
pleasant task to say the least. It would be nice if someone else could
do it but it's probably up to you so you will just have to grin and bear
Put on your rubber gloves and grab a dustpan,
scrubbing brush and a
paint scraper (or something similar)
Scrape up the bulk of the dog poop and put it in the
dustpan. Then wipe any excess
poop off with damp paper towels being careful not to spread it further.
Spray with pre-wash Laundry
Next, spray the stain with a pre-wash laundry stain
remover. You must use one that has 'Oxi-Action' or similar
reference. 'Oxi' is the key word.
Have a bucket of cold
soapy water at the ready and using a cloth and the soapy
water scrub the
stain. (Liquid dishwashing detergent is quite suitable to use to
make the water soapy)
Repeat spraying the laundry stain remover and
the stain. Rinse the cloth out
regularly in the soapy water.
You may need to use a scrubbing brush as
well as a cloth.
Do this until there is no stain visible.
Using paper towels, absorb as much of the moisture as possible.
Put the paper towel over the area and tread on the
until it is saturated. Then repeat with fresh towels until there is
little or no moisture.
Removing the dog poop odor
Make up half a cup of 50/50
white vinegar and water and pour it over the stain. You may
need more than half a cup if the area is large.
Repeat the process previously described using
paper towels to absorb excess moisture.
Sprinkle the area with a good handful of
baking soda and work it into the carpet with your fingers.
Allow to dry, usually overnight. Drying can be assisted with
a fan or heater.
the baking soda is dry vacuum it up.
Your carpet will smell sweet and fresh with no hint of
dog poop odor.
advisable that you test your carpet for color fastness in an
inconspicuous area first.