Pet Issues Explained

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Pet Issues Explained

How Urine Spread?

Notice that the urine will spread 2-3 times the visible size on the top, and soak into the backing of the carpet and then through the pad into the sub-flooring.

Information about the Smelly Part

Urine is complex, and the smell can be affected by how long it’s been there, source/type of pet such as cat or dog, gender, foods and medications.

In a matter of weeks the smell can become stronger because urine decay releases ammonia gas and can decay further into mercaptan, and odor from the same family as skunk spray.

Carpet cleaning methods that soak the carpet/pad/sub-floor, like hot water extraction, reactivates the urine that is beyond the carpet fiber and can result in a stronger smell that can persist for a long period of time.

The glowing part of urine is a chemical called porphyrin which has no smell. Successful treatment often does not remove the glowing part of urine. It may be valuable to educate your tenant regarding this fact.


Information about the Visible Part

To achieve maximum results use a spotter product specific for pet issues. Call My Carpet Cleaner uses Lift Off #1 because it is highly effective and does not leave residue issues.

The visible part of the stain is likely to return if you use a soaking method like steam or hot water extraction due to wicking action. Call My Carpet Cleaner never uses a steam or soaking method and therefore eliminates this problem.

Call My Carpet Cleaner’s Approach To Pet Smells


Black lighting using a high intensity UV flashlight , with confirmation using a sniff test 1” above the fiber determines severity of the problem so you know what you’re dealing with and, based on your objectives, we give you the options and our recommendation. Our goal is for our process to be successful so that you avoid the next step which is pad replacement, sealing the sub-floor, and possibly replacing the carpet which would be a vastly higher expense.

Light – Moderate

Smells in fiber is treated with OCA (odor counter-actant), which effectively neutralizes most pet smells. Beyond a fragrance, which dissipates in a few hours and you’re back to where you started, OCA has chemistry that will neutralize foul smells immediately on contact. No dwell time required.


Urine has penetrated to the backing of carpet and seeped into pad and perhaps subfloor. We apply broad-base treatment using OCA and a higher strength amount directly on the smelly fluorescents. This category may require pad replacement in affected areas along with sealants applied to sub-flooring.


These we call “head kickers” because when sniff tested with the nose one inch above the fiber your head will kick back! Our product and process can have an impact in these cases but most often will require pad replacement, sealing the sub-floor and possibly replacing the carpet.


Black Light Inspection with Photos includes UV all carpeted surfaces and confirmation with a sniff test 1” above the fiber, and documentation with UV photos that includes location, size, quantity, severity, and a recommendation. Results are included on an invoice that is sent via email.

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iris guens
Ed was there in the agreed time and worked thoroughly and efficiently. He is very friendly and professional. My carpets had stains from pet I had tried to remove myself but they had gotten worse, and they are now totally gone. The carpets look as new. Great service and done in no time
Veronica Reyes
Veronica Reyes
Very happy with the service provided. Ed was very efficient and professional. He made me feel very comfortable in the products used, they are all plant based & dog friendly!!
Ignacio Ortega
Ignacio Ortega
Did you know you could get your carpet cleaned without it smelling wet for days? I didn’t until I found Ed. Incredibly helpful and explained everything and finished the job without making too much noise!
Barry Feltmann
Barry Feltmann
I called and spoke with Ed. Set a appointment. I was at work when they did it. I was very pleased with the results. They were very professional, was priced as promised, and did outstanding service. I would absolutely recommend My Carpet Cleaner.
Ed Escobar
Ed Escobar
Ed has build an amazing company with amazing service!
Patricia Learned
Patricia Learned
Ed was professional and courteous, he explained everything he was doing to the carpet and how he was treating the stains left by my cats. The whole process took approximately 1 hour to complete and left my house smelling clean. I would definitely recommend Ed and his company to my friends. Thank you for doing a super job! Pat L. from Punta Gorda.
Miguel Cedeno
Miguel Cedeno
They are absolutely the best Odor Removal Company in Cape Coral. Ask for Ed. VRBO nightmare and ED did his thing with the NASA Gear, lol. The Marijuana Smell is gone. Thanks Ed for coming by in such short notice and cleaning my carpet and removing that foul marijuana odor. Thank you Sir.
Alyssa Kassandra
Alyssa Kassandra
I can't thank them enough! I contacted them because I had issues with the bad odors. I rented my home to a tenant who had 3 cats and a dog. The smells where insane. I live close to the beach and I tried everything, airing out the place and nothing. My Cleaner came out and clean my carpet and did his magic. No More BAD SMELLS. YES, YES, YES. I'm so happy and thankful.
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