Odors

Is your home terrorizing your nose

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Removing Skunk Odors from your Pets

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Removing Skunk Odors from your Pets

Humans rarely get sprayed by skunk but this time of the year is when they start to become more active so watch your pets so they do not encounter this small animal  , but if they do here is a good mixture to use.  So if Fido gets sprayed leave him outside for a while and in 24 hours the smell should subside dramatically.  It takes a lot longer than that fork the smell to disappear completely ,  so you’ll have to wash the stink out.  But before you go and buy a lot of expensive shampoos , try this recipe. “Mix a quart of hydrogen peroxide with 1/4 cup of baking soda and a teaspoon of liquid dish soap Bathe the dog in it and rinse it out”  Wear gloves to avoid smelling like a skunk...

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Humidity Levels

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Man’s Best Freind

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Man’s Best Freind

Did you know that man’s best friend can actually become your worst nightmare ? That’s right .  He’s cuddly, cute and you love him,  but sometimes he has a problem with” accidents ”  and pretty soon ,  you start to notice the … ummm….   odiferous situation .   Besides the obvious occasional accident from Fido,  his hair can als0 be an issue.  Once he shakes a bit off,  it goes into the carpet and furniture and sticks to it all and it can be quit a problem. Then you have the issue of “I want in.  I want out.  I want in ”  You know it…. Fido is always on the move and the constant going outside and then back inside brings in all kinds of dirt . What can you do about all this ? 1.  Clean messes up quickly.  Once you discover an ” accident ” ,  it’s important to grab a few paper towels and blot up the mess before it sinks down into the padding of the carpet .  A good enzyme deodorizer like you might get from the vet helps with lingering odors,  but of course it’s best to have a professional carpet cleaner come over to handle the problem .   2.  A hairy situation can be tamed by brushing your dog often.  Loose hair that’s about to go into the carpet and furniture can be easily pulled from Fido with a good grooming brush.  And guess what ?  He probably likes the attention .   3.  While you may not have the time to wipe off Fido’s muddy paws each time he wants back inside,  it is a good idea to place mats inside and outside the door.  When Fido want’s back inside,  let him beg a little bit on the outside mat because some off the dirt is definitely going to come off.   Do all of this and man’s best friend is going to be a dream to live with,  not a nightmare .  ...

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Pet odors in carpet

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When your Pet has had an accident on your carpet it not only affects the carpet, but it affects the padding and sub-floor. Most Deodorizers only mask the odor they do not remove it. If you have a small area usually an Enzyme is your best chance for removing the odor.  If more than 20% of your room has been saturated than 60% of the underneath of the carpet, including padding and floor will be affected. You will then need to remove the padding and carpet and apply a sealer to your sub-floor , the sealer will lock in the odor....

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