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How to remove urine stains from hardwood floors?Updated 6 months ago

🌟 Follow these steps:

  1. Spray affected areas with urineFREE.
  2. Cover wet floor with plastic film or sheeting to slow evaporation and allow the product to work for longer.
  3. After 30 minutes or more, remove plastic and blot dry the area with paper towels.
  4. Repeat urineFREE application without covering with plastic.
  5. Blot dry again after 30 minutes.
  6. Repeat half-hour treatments until odour is removed or you can confirm the stain is gone with the urine detector.


 Black staining: urine stains are notoriously difficult to remove from hardwood. Black staining from long-term exposure is common. As you treat these stains with urineFREE, the black will start to turn grey and progressively lighten. Wood damage from uric acid can be irreversible so you may end up with a patch of light grey on your floor. Repeated applications will see the colour become lighter and the odour vanish. After you are satisfied you have eliminated all the urine, if the floor is to be exposed or if you are unhappy with the colour, then sand back the floor to its original state, revarnish and seal.

🧽 Stains becoming larger and smellier: during treatment, often urine stains will become darker and the odour greater on the first application. This is common, continue the process as above.

⚠️ Previous products: never use cleaners, chemicals or deodorisers to remove urine. These products tend to coat or encapsulate the uric acid crystals (the source of the odours) and make it difficult for urineFREE to penetrate. If you have used these products, try to remove as much of the products as possible with water and a clean cloth. Blot and allow to dry and then apply urineFREE.

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