How to remove urine smell from leather seats in the car
Whether you are transporting pets or children, the chances of a bladder-related accident are always present. Fortunately, if an accident does occur, you won't have to pay a high price to replace your upholstery. That's because cleaning urine from leather car seats is a relatively easy process.
Remove the leather seat if possible. Otherwise, clean out the car so that you have full access to the seat.
Use a clean rag or towel to absorb all liquid at the site of the stain.
Dilute a cup of mild detergent with a quarter of a cup of water. Mix slowly.
- Whether you are transporting pets or children, the chances of a bladder-related accident are always present.
- Otherwise, clean out the car so that you have full access to the seat.
Wet a rag or cloth towel with the mixture and wash the entire leather seat. Make sure you wash every part, including seams, as evenly as possible to prevent water stains.
Spray a small amount of the enzymatic cleaner on the stain location. Allow it to sit as directed. Nature's Miracle is one such leather-safe product.
Wipe down the leather seat with rag or cloth towel dampened in water. Once again, be sure to wipe the entire seat.
- Wet a rag or cloth towel with the mixture and wash the entire leather seat.
Allow to air dry.
- Field Guide To Stains: How To Identify And Remove Virtually Every Stain Known To Man; Virginia Friedman, Melissa Wagner, Nancy Armstrong; September 2002
- The Leather Solution
- Be sure to check that the enzymatic stain remover is safe to use on leather surfaces.
- Be sure to evenly wipe the leather surface to avoid water stains.
- Cat urine can ruin leather upholstery permanently and require its replacement.
For three years, Etch Tabor worked as the technology and online editor at "InsideCounsel" magazine, a national publication for in-house counsel. He currently is a full-time freelance writer, specializing in legal, technology and comedy writing. He graduated in 2004 from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a degree in journalism.