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My sofa smells of wee help!

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NightShoe Wed 05-Aug-09 19:17:44

DD had a little accident whilst asleep on my sofa and now I can't get rid of the smell, it is awful. I disinfected it with zoflora when it happened, I've febreezed it, ousted it, disinfected it again, tried upholstery shampoo, but it still smells! Can anyone help because I really don't want to buy a new sofa!

whomovedmychocolate Wed 05-Aug-09 21:18:27

Zoflora is lovely but it won't help in this case. Do you have a steam cleaner or can you borrow one, this is the only thing I found that drove out the widdle smell (in our case from an elderly incontinent cat).

pushmepullyou Wed 05-Aug-09 21:42:08

I had some stuff called Home Help, which is a pet disinfectant that was quite good at getting rid of the cat wee smell from out carpet

NightShoe Thu 06-Aug-09 16:17:31

Thank you for your replies, will hunt out a steam cleaner and try the pet disinfectant. I hope it goes!

whomovedmychocolate Thu 06-Aug-09 18:43:15

Nightshoe - I do feel for you - DD widdled on the sofa only today - luckily I was fairly quick with the soapy cloth and it doesn't smell at all!

NightShoe Thu 06-Aug-09 19:32:12

Thats the thing I don't understand whomovedmychocolate, she has weed on the sofa before more than once when potty training (we had a bit of a battle!) and I did exactly the same thing as I always do, soapy cloth and then some zoflora and it had never smelled. She must have eaten or drunk something particularly potent this time sad

whomovedmychocolate Thu 06-Aug-09 20:14:33

Asparagus, onions, garlic, cheese and fennel all make your wee smell stronger. Or if she had a urine infection that would also do it. Was she a bit under the weather at the time. In any case, you should be able to blitz it with a steamer as it will sterilise the area and any residual bacteria won't have a chance.

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