To use a wet/dry vacuum, first make sure that there is no leftover water in the internal collection chamber from previous cleanings. Next, check the type of filter that is installed in the vacuum. Wet/dry vacuums use dif... More » Home & Garden Appliances

If the urine on the carpet is still wet, use paper towels and newspaper to soak up as much as possible. If it is dry urine, use a wet vac or extractor to pull all traces of the stain out of the carpet. More » Home & Garden Cleaning Stain Removal

Use paper towel and newspaper to absorb as much of the urine as you can, and use a wet vac to remove the remaining moisture from the carpet before applying a pet odor neutralizer. Eliminate the odor completely so that th... More » Home & Garden Cleaning Smell Removal
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