If you own a dog, at some point you will have to clean up accidents off the floor. Urine needs to be removed from Hardwood floors immediately because the standing liquid can warp the wood, soak deep down into the crevices and leave behind odors. Cleaning up dog pee properly will protect your floors from the urine and help keep them in good condition.
1. Wear gloves to protect your hands. Soak up excess dog pee with paper towels by blotting the paper towels onto the urine to soak up the excess liquid.
2. Sprinkle baking soda over the urine area. Allow the baking soda to sit on the floor overnight to neutralize the urine odor.
3. Vacuum the baking soda off the hardwood floor. Turn the brush off on the vacuum or raise the brush level to prevent scratching the floor.
4. Combine 1 cup of warm water with 1 cup of vinegar in a container. Soak a sponge in the solution and wipe the area to remove any lingering dog urine.
5. Rinse the floor with clean water and a washcloth. Dry the wood floor with a towel. Standing water can ruin the hardwood floor.
Contact us here if the floors appeared discolored. Avoid using hard abrasives and cleaners on Hardwood floors because you can scratch them.