How to Remove Dog Urine Odor From Concrete

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How to Remove Dog Urine Odor From Concrete
Your canine companion never intended to cause a stink. (puppy image by SKYDIVECOP from Fotolia.com)

If your canine companion decides to relieve itself on your patio, driveway or basement floor, it can leave quite an odour. Concrete is porous and holds onto odours, especially unpleasant ones such as dog urine. As long as that smell is there it will continue to taunt your pet to come back and serve as an annoyance for you.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

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Things you need

  • Broom
  • Plastic container
  • 3 per cent hydrogen peroxide
  • Baking soda
  • Bleach free dish soap

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Sweep away any loose dirt and debris from the area with a broom.

  2. 2

    Mix together a quart of 3 per cent hydrogen peroxide, a 1/4 cup baking soda and 1 tsp bleach free dish soap in a container.

  3. 3

    Pour the solution directly onto the affected area, making sure to cover it completely.

  4. 4

    Allow the solution to sit until it is dry without disturbing it.

  5. 5

    Repeat this process until the odour is gone before sweeping away the excess baking soda with a broom.

Tips and warnings

  • Do not make this solution in advance as it’s difficult to store. Putting a lid on this solution may cause it to explode.

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