Does anyone know how to remove set in pet stains (urine) from oak hardwood floors?
++CTA++Pet urine stain removal from hardwood floors can be tricky, and many contractors will advise you to replace the floorboards. However, there is a much cheaper alternative to replacing your hardwood floors.
I’m duly impressed with this technique for removing pet urine from hardwood floors. My pet rabbit, who has free run of my kitchen, has certain corners that she marks periodically (much to my displeasure). I had read that it’s not possible to remove the stain, but the technique described here worked quite well! Thank you!
Removing Pet Urine Smells from Hardwood Floors
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Accidents happen, but removing urine odors from wood floors can seem like a big job. This is a guide about cleaning pet urine odors from hardwood floors.I search around the internet and found lots of possible solutions. There are literally hundreds of different expensive products you can buy that claim to remove pet and dog urine stains from hardwood. If you don’t want to use one of these cleaners some sites suggest trying to sand away some of the stain if it isn’t very deep. Some hardwood flooring websites even recommend ripping out the boards of from the floor and completely replacing them. I’m pretty handy, but replacing hard wood floors is not high on my list of projects I want to try anytime soon.Black water stains on wood are an indication that the stain has penetrated through the protective clear coat. This type of stain requires more work to remove it, but it is not impossible. Black stains are often caused by condensation from drinking glasses set on wood tables or from pet urine on hardwood floors. Removing these stains involves...Pet urine destroys wood floors. The floor is ruined and if the area was black you will want to check the subfloor as well. I had a neighbor who rented their house out to a woman with dogs who ruined the floors and they had to pay thousands to have all flooring removed and areas where the floor was black the subfloor was rotted and had to be removed and replaced. (that is a worse case scenario)There is no easy fix for this. You could try and sand with a floor sander (that is a lot of work) but from experience if the hardwood floor was blackened by urine, it is ruined. I would weigh out all options of replacing the pieces and then sanding the entire floor and then refinish, hire someone, or replace the hardwood flooring with another flooring option (as long as the subfloor is not rotting underneath). Good luck.How to Remove Pet Urine Stains From Hardwood Floors
I've spent 3-4 days researching how to effectively remove pet urine stains on hardwood floors. After much consideration, I decided to go with Hydrogen Peroxide (3%), the most cost saving method. I asked my brother to record me in case it really does work so others don't have to spend as much time as I did researching what really works.