How To Get Rid of Old (& New) Pet Odors

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If you've ever struggled with unwanted pet odors (old or new) in your home, this trick just might save your life.

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If you ever take on a renovation that involves unwanted pet odors, this trick just might save your life.

Most of the smell in pet urine is due to ammonia, a highly alkaline substance. Vinegar is acidic and helps to neutralize this scent. Experiment with a mixture of vinegar and water; 50% of each is a good place to start, and add vinegar as needed.

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