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Can't get the smell of wee out

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SeriousCreativeBlock Sun 24-Jul-16 14:09:06

DD (aged 3) had an accident on the sofa yesterday. It's a kind of beige fabric. I stripped the sofa covers off almost immediately, shoved them in the washing machine at 60 with some stain remover added, and cleaned the sponge insides with antibacterial stuff. I also sprayed oust all over the sofa (about half a can!) Yet I still can't get the smell of wee out of the sofa. It's driving me mad, as I feel I've done as much as I can.

Any ideas would be appreciated!

SheSparkles Sun 24-Jul-16 15:08:59

I've used a steam cleaner filled with 50/50 water and white vinegar to get wee out of a mattress -I just kept going over and over the affected area and there's no whiff left

lightcola Sun 24-Jul-16 15:13:00

Bicarbonate soda is good at removing smells. Sprinkle some on, leave it then brush/Hoover off.

WhatWouldTheDoctorDo Sun 24-Jul-16 15:15:00

Another vote for bicarbonate of soda! Followed by steam cleaner and then bicarbonate of soda again if needed.

AnnaMarlowe Sun 24-Jul-16 15:16:43

Another vote for Bicarbonate of Soda.

lightcola Wed 27-Jul-16 21:54:52

After my words of wisdom on here my son also had an accident on my sofa mid nap and the bicarbonate worked a treat. Hope it worked for you too.

janetmoore Thu 28-Jul-16 06:55:22

This is the stuff you need, a couple of sprays of this and the smell will be gone forever.

GingerAndTheBiscuits Thu 11-Aug-16 22:37:47

After days and multiple attempts at cleaning/odour remover, bicarb sorted a carpet out in our house overnight

redexpat Sat 13-Aug-16 19:46:46

Make tthe spot damp. Put on bicarbonate of soda, leave to dry and for as long as possible, then hoover.

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