This is not to be confused with their new B-I-N 2 product. Complain to the management before you do anything else and look up state code in the state where you live… You have rights as a tenant!!! Good job on getting that husband out, Anne!  Hopefully we’ll have a decision soon and more flooring posts on the horizon! Kind of expensive though. We previously sealed EVERY subfloor in our home except the tiled areas after using enzymatic treatments to kill everything we could (I got professional strength enzymatic killers at a janitorial supply store that doesn’t sell to the public but I was literally in tears trying to find help at the time.) My kitty hiked her rear end up high and it goes over the litter box. I just posted about B-I-N in my earlier post here. I had a corner in my house that had cat urine soaked into the subfloor. Disappointing…  It just does it’s job infinitely better than latex. I must admit I have become obsessed with odors since spending $$ on this project. The website gives instructions on which of their products to use and how to use it. Had it on some oak hardwood under a carpet. I have one kid living home forever. We also took out one section of the subfloor due to the mold severity but look forward to trying the kilz so we don’t have to cut and re sub floor the other rough spots. Herein, how do you seal a subfloor from pet odor? Thanks for answering as this is a big problem that needs to be addressed ASAP. We let it dry completely. Thanks! No more smell. Learn how your comment data is processed. Hydrogen peroxide and baking soda also work wonders on cat urine. I’m going to purchase some of this… thanks! My 3 year old neutered cat just started spraying on our drywall We have bought and tried everything. for really hard smell like musty smells I have found that if you use lemon juice and ammonia not the yellow kind of ammonia but the white and then use a good soap such as sun, or even Persil and then throw into dryer with about 3 dryer sheets it makes them smell really good. This is especially true when the odors are pet urine. Thank you. My opinion is that sanding or just sanding and sealing is not the answer. Yes, everyone has a learning curve with animals & ours involved ripping up the carpet, pad and sub flooring too! White Low-Odor Oil-Based Interior Primer, Sealer, and Stain Blocker Model# 10941 $ 24 98 $ 24 98. I didn’t like them either. That doggie smell is the most difficult to clean. Okay, so I know this little “how to” isn’t for everyone, but there HAS to be some of you out there who are in the same boat, so I thought I would share. Get a shop vac and clear out any dust, sand, etc. Also, we’re still working on a flooring decision. LOL Cat urine is by far the worst to cover. It is expensive. Spills, animal urine, water damage and fire damage all cause strong odors in a home. It’s great stuff to invest in. We had the carpets in the 3 bedrooms removed down to the concrete slab floor beneath. Now we have flooring (hardwood) over them. What a stupid idea that was. Hang out with Mavis & Lucy right in your Inbox! Thanks for the great tips! I scrubbed it with bleach one night, waited a day, then scrubbed it with vinegar, waited a day then used Nature’s Miracle cat urine stuff. I have 3 other properties that have pets and the carpet is kept spotless. You will have to tear up the subfloors to have success if the damage is really bad. Wonder if they will be an Amazon Gold Box item one day. I’m telling you folks about this in case you run up against the Kilz ORIGINAL oil-based ban in stores now. I really hate tearing down the entire ceiling. Have tried all the products listed but the key is to treat the area, COVER it with an upside down laundry basket for two full weeks as animals instinctfully return to the same location if they catch the scent (their senses are elevated to a higher level than ours) and rewet the area. These are all great tips I have a dog AND cats. I just went to look at a house I was interested in buying yesterday…and the smell knocked me out! We put down laminate wood flooring with the padding attached to the planks. Thanks. Hopefully it’s as successful, we’ll see…. The last time I had to do this, the urine had formed crystals on the underside of the plywood. The bedroom is 10 plus degrees colder.  Who knew it would be so difficult?? KILZ Original 1 Gal. I’ve used Oda Ban. The best floor sealer for pet urine is a stain-blocking primer, such as Kilz 3 Premium Interior/Exterior primer, which not only blocks stains and odors but also contains a mildewcide. I agree, $4000 deposit is not enough to cover the potential damages…. Can anyone say whether treating the subfloor and putting down new stuff helped? So I know the subfloor is protected from anything seeping through but I’m not sure if I should just pour enzymatic cleaner on the floor near the baseboards to let it run under the flooring or the best way to get rid of the urine. I am voting for concrete floors and a sprinkler system. Process has worked over 100 times for house and condo flips, some with really disgusting stains that I knock 35k off the sales price for. I’m not trying to be rude, just curious, but can you explain to me why landlords would put down carpet in the first place? We need to replace our carpet badly…. It’s just not pretty…, If anyone has any suggestions on how to “train” cats not to spray – that would be greatly appreciated~!!! Smell is better but not gone. Simple Solutions in the washing machine with the regular detergent and so forth has always worked for us. $2,000 in I don’t want them to do it to the new carpet. I'm extremely impressed by this paint. Make sure the area is dry and free of mold. Let it dry and retreat if the order persists and is deeply embedded. Kilz, Nature’s Miracle, and TSP (trisodium phosphate) do wonders for getting rid of cat urine smells. 4.0 out of 5 starsWill get rid of cat urine smell on wood.  And thanks to this (strangely) beautiful Chicago weather, we were able to air out the house for several weeks. My mother is/was a dog breeder and when I moved in the house had a muggy urine smell so UP came the carpets and there were areas where the sub floor was warping from the years of being wet from urine and the shampooer. I have applied latex Kilz to our sub floor two times….and the cats still go to the same spots as before! I’ve tried Nature’s Miracle, but unfortunately it’s not working on the wood floors that were damaged by our tenant’s cat. I don’t believe the odor is ever fully eliminated. She’s a great kitty otherwise and she does use the litter box but I think she’s marking the room because we have another kitty. I will be sealing the spots with Kilz. No matter how hard I’ve tried to remove the odor from the subfloor, it sticks. We have cleaned many times with urine remover, peroxide and vinegar and baking soda but nothing has removed the smell. We were going to go with the Kilz Original SPRAY can. Sweep up or wipe … Yes – more than once! Which smells very strong by the way (it is oil-based, after all).  Then, we took some free mulch that was sitting a few houses down (our neighborhood is taking down all the dead ash trees, so sad!) Is there a professional out there that can help with this problem?  Specifically pet urine odors. What can I do? Our major area was behind a large piano next to a wall so the entire area was hit. Right now we are tearing out all our carpet in the entire house, room by room and painting the plywood subfloor with Sherwym Williams Porch and Floor paint in a dark brown color, this looks great and its a temporary fix until we can save for new wood floors. For thirty years I battled my spouse, children and guests over that beautiful white Berber we had. Thanks. First remove the carpet or floor covering – you can’t get to the urine in the sub-floor through carpet and padding or linoleum. We only wished AIP was sold in stores so we’d have found it a couple of years sooner. Getting the rooms down to the subfloor helped immensely. (one full scoop to 2 gallons hot water. Whats the difference between bin and kilz when it comes to removing pet urine odor. Any ideas? We CANNOT and WILL NOT get rid of the kitty. I have 5 cats, the two boys, who are both neutered, spray the walls around the perimeter of my home.  While there are several options, we felt the best one for us would be a spot type treatment, by sealing in the odors in the rooms that needed it. Usually, you can see the stains, even old ones, on the sub floor. Going to give it a try! After sealing all cracks, joists and undersides of the subflooring out to 1 foot with mortar, foam, caulk, and Drylok, the smell was still as strong as ever. This post may contain affiliate links. Every time my basement gets wet I smell the pee. Best way to dry for removal of stains and odor is in the sun – the sun is a NATURAL bleach so if bright colors find some shade. The smell permeates the carpet. Added new underlayment black craft paper, 1/4″ plywood, and then new pad and carpet over that. Copyright © 2020 One Hundred Dollars a Month - Disclosure Policy - Design by Sharon Hujik, Protecting the Garden from your Dog - Ha Ha Ha, February Home Maintenance and Garden Chores, How to Feed Your Family for $100 a Month: My Year-End Grocery Budget. And some of the products mentioned here. Dear Sarah, How did your Kilz primer with vinyl floor over it project work out? I don’t know which one if doing it but I would be heart broken if i have to get rid of them. After removing the carpet, we did our due diligence and pulled all the staples and nails, and gave the floors a good brooming. Have a pencil or piece of chalk handy. And now, thanks to Kilz Original, we have a fresh smelling house! Our laminate floors are probably reeking due to the urine and poo making it down to the concrete slab underneath them.  Even though it is definitely harder to work with as it doesn’t wash off with water, it is worth the extra work to ensure a stink-less house. Supposedly Lowes carries the Zinsser B-I-N in store. Hi Sarah, the kilz was over wood subfloor and the kilz completely eliminated the odor 🙂, Stop getting cats and get a proper pet, like a dog 🙂.  Jake and I alternated rolling, man what an arm workout! Not sure what can be done about hardwood floors. For bedding wash is hot with whatever detergent you like (I use a homemade one with baking soda, oxyclean, borax, and fels naphtha) and add regular white vinegar to the wash – a cup or two per load. Do you live in a climate where you could build a Catio outside to house them during the day? Worth the money! Any added suggestions?  Now that you all know how to get rid of that stinky cat urine smell, go get yourselves some Kilz Original and make your homes less stanky 🙂  Any other tips out there on odor elimination?? Vinegar won’t work now that you’ve sprayed a bunch of stuff on it. I used one thick coat of Kilz on both the sub floor and the cement. it still stinks!  I kid you not, some were as tall as me!! but I’m still worried the dogs will do it again. It has been painted with white semi-gloss paint but some odor still remains. For those who are considering renting a home or other place out, if at all possible MANAGE IT YOURSELVES or hire a paralegal in a real estate attorney’s office (we just found out about this possibility recently, too late though) — a paralegal can pick up the rent check once a month and do a quick walk-through for the first 6 months or year until the tenants have proven themselves to be responsible and decent people. Was trying to avoid replacing the carpet. I took in a cat that sprayed and would pee on my kids clothing. If pets sprayed baseboards and walls, these will need to be sealed and repainted, too. I think we’ll be spending about $8000K to make our home a place we can stand to live in again. Or sprinkle baking soda then scrub with vinegar water? I am very pleased. After some research, some manual labor, and an amazing product (Kilz Original), our house practically smells like a rosebush (ok, exaggeration, but you get the point). Apply a subfloor sealer. The product is not sold in California. I can still bring a kitty or two in for some one on one playtime while I watch to make sure they don’t wet on the walls. But ripped out carpet,pad and oak flooring. The kitties love going in there at night. And what about a concrete floor. I just got to where I was throwing things out cause they smell was still there. VINEGAR! Happy home improvement! What ratio did you use, roughly? We didn’t realize how bad it was until we rip up the carpet because of the odor. Two little dogs and his incontinent mother who was living with him caused the urine problem. So far, I’ve tried spraying every square in which Fabreze, carpet shampooing it with fabreze in the shampoo, professional carpet cleaning . I just it in my floors, my laundry and furniture/beds. The entire house reeked of wet dog. Use a can of spray paint to outline the urine stain(s) so you can be sure your get the whole stain. Am thinking of applying vinyl not only to the floor but half way up the wall as well for easier cleaning of the “sprays” and no cracks for the scent to stick. Apply an enzymatic pet cleaner (like Nature’s Miracle) to the soiled areas and allow them to dry thoroughly for 24 to 48 hours. It’s springtime here and time to wash ALL the winter bedding, clothing, toys and blankies prior to storage for next year. Tired of cleaning and having good stuff ruined. never told us about. I dream of a sunroom with tile up to a chair rail. I am thinking, I might consider buying a solid piece of vinyl and laying down if I could find something close to the wood floors. I have a neutered male that also sprays and that method works wonders. We are just going through this right now as we replace carpet with a solid surface floor. First remove the carpet or floor covering – you can’t get to the urine in the sub-floor through carpet and padding or linoleum. Mrs. Fancee, your blog is a blessing. I have five cats and occasional foster cats.  We read several reviews on different products and the consensus seems to be that you need to use an oil based primer. I hate cheap carpet. We want to rip out of the carpet and lay down new laminate flooring, and we were recommended to buy Kilz oil based primer to get rid of the pet urine on the floors. I have to say – it cleans up really well~!! There are specific ones you can find at your local home improvement store (~$12) for organic components, such as when painting, staining, etc.  So, we did a second coat on all urine-infected floors to be doubly sure to completely eliminate the odor. If the smell is coming up in the living room and dining room (laminate flooring), then we might have to tear that up — only about 4 years old. We could no longer smell anything after this, but we still went ahead and painted Kilz on the sub floor for extra insurance. The hardwood floors are ruined. I also know a lady who does feral cat rescue. isn’t for the faint of heart. The kitties will enjoy being outside in their catio with cat towers/toys, etc., during the day eliminating the slightest risk of being hit by cars. To use it, first you have to rip up all of the carpet. Then, put on a mask of some sort, because this stuff has a pretty strong odor. bad. I hope you feel welcome and inspired, because design should bring people together.” The contractor said this would be the best way instead of latex. You’d need to saturate the pad. Getting rid of odors in subflooring takes some time, but removing odors permanently is possible. Let that sit for 30 minutes or so and soak again. BASIC's method for Extreme Pet Odor Treatment of Carpet, Pad and Subfloor Schedule delivery. We have a senior lab mix that was having accidents in our sons room. Obviously, their sense of smell is greater than the Kilz.  But a few minutes later the paint was looking nice and white and we were back in business. When we were building our house, we thought it would be a great idea to put white berber carpet in. I have read that heat and friction can bring back the odor if not treated properly, and this has turned into a never ending project (I guess it never leaves your nose! I would say actually, a strong concentrate of TSP and water has been the most effective in my opinion. So just how to get dog urine out of wood under carpet? I ripped out the carpet, but before laying new carpet I painted the wood underneath with this Kilz Max. Find the urine spots. How to Seal Pet Stains on Subflooring Remove carpeting, padding and other flooring around the areas you suspect urine has leaked into the subfloor. The other room has organic dog pee odor, and it came back after I installed the laminate. Turn off the lights and turn on the black light. I have some wood floors and plan on taking the bathrooms and laundry room. Good luck to you!! We cannot take up the tile in case it contains some kind of asbestos. The near worst case would be remove/discard the carpet and underlay (obviously), remove and discard the skirting boards and then remove and discard the subfloor (a very big structural job). (And killed my interest in buying the house). But I treated it then ran a dehumidifier to get the floor good and dry before painting so it would absorb as much as possible. What were the results? Alas, she is gone, but I need to find something for the drywall or I will get charged a lot when I leave. Pleas someone help. First I removed that section of carpet then I dumped a whole bottle of Natures Miracle Urine Destroyer directly on the floor and put a fan on it and let it dry over a couple of days and then I painted the subfloor of that whole area with the Zinsser B-I-N Shellac based primer and it completely sealed the smell. Currently I am taping large doggy pee pads to the wall over favorite spray areas. The smell is the same after 4 days. Actually, I like it. Wash the floor with an ammonia and water solution first, making sure the room is well ventilated. Last house had custom wood floors. We recently bought a home that had been vacant for two years EXCEPT for raccoons in the full length of the attic. I love cats, but I’m going to forget about having any pets for the rest of my life. We are considering sealing the floor with Kilz and replacing the carpet. Hi, how is it now that it’s been a little while? Haven’t had that problem in a long time. I’m hoping to get the most for my limited $$. Click to see full answer Furthermore, will kilz cover pet urine? KILZ RESTORATION™ Primer (Formerly KILZ MAX) is a new generation water-based primer, sealer and stainblocker offering performance of traditional oil and shellac-based primers. KILZ Restoration is a water-base primer, sealer, stain and odor blocker developed with new technology that's formulated to perform like oil-and shellac-based products. Naomi, Eliminating Cat Urine Odor | A Kilz Original Review, I can't believe we are already at the kitchen cabi, This corner is the workhorse of our kitchen. How to Seal Pet Stains on Subflooring. A great choice for this purpose is KILZ® Original primer . I admire her but I don’t want to live with more than three cats in my house. # 6 06-14-06, 04:46 PM There are lots of styles online if you look for them and the Catios look fairly easy to construct. Cat urine and spray is evil. Curious what others would do in this situation. Wow! We are getting ready to do this withour spare bedroom where we kept our cats when we had my Husky out in the house since he doesn’t like them. Awesome thanks for sharing. Notice the plug-nose-with-shirt move going on up there. I PRAY we won’t have to go THAT far. So, I want to know if everyone’s happy with their results? I prefer not to have to change the subfloors, I already install new tile in the first floor, the smell is still there, please help, Your email address will not be published. I have a question: can any of these products be used in the laundry? Let that sit and soaked again with Simple Solutions Urine Destroyer. I have still found NO concrete solutions to this problem…. Life is good. No one should have to rent an apartment with fleas and urine smell!!! I like this stuff called Nature’s Miracle Pet Urine Destroyer: http://www.petsmart.com/dog/stain-odor-removers/nature-s-miracle-trade-pet-urine-destroyer-zid36-13658/cat-36-catid-100018;pgid=zQpmcDkOGphSRp3sEn5ldcYw0000C15BD9Bf;sid=RFDseHhqQ3foeCtccUJ9fOBgxYus2fmxBPFcSyJW?var_id=36-13658&_t=pfm%3Dcategory%26pfmvalue%3Dfaceted. I probably could have skipped dumping the urine remover on the spot and simply painted it. He discouraged us from doing any walk-throughs, and unfortunately we trusted that HE would occasionally do that. IF the smell is really strong u could possibly rewash. Using the right primer before painting over a pet stain helps with providing a barrier that keeps odor from penetrating the new paint. We’re in the spot of getting new carpet and want to pre-treat the subfloors because the previous owners had taken in a feral cat. We run an animal rescue from our home and between the dog accidents and the cats who have a “thing” about marking – we had to rip up the entire house of carpet. . However, a black light will help you see a few you did not know were there. Landlords are now charging up to $2000 non-refundable pet FEE, and still that’s not enough to go through what we’re going through now. Hi Julie, I’ve had experience with covering the subfloor with oil based kilz after treating the subfloor multiple times with a urine eliminator. cottage, and believed that the only way to eliminate future problems was to replace the subfloor. Fred Flintstone furniture and a drain in the floor. As a final precaution I put down an underlayment that is waterproof before the wood or carpet floor goes down (I use Ditra). We end up ripping out all of the damaged sub floor we could and killzed the remaining subfloor and drywall. Help!!!! It took the next tenant 6 months to trash the living room, hall way, and 2 out of three bedrooms with pet urine. My cats have been more attracted to the walls than the carpet. Only with an old cat who decided to pee everywhere EXCEPT the sand box. Thanks for your insight and for sharing! Wait! We then let it dry and air out. It’s an immediate turn off for would be buyers, and understandably so. hi. They have saturated the carpet in 3 rooms.  These carpets were way too far gone to be salvageable so in the garage they went (which now reeks too). I recently remodeled an apartment after the former tenant was there for 12 years. We also have enclosures in the garage where the kitties go at night (kind of like PetSmart with lattice doors vs. the glass display windows). any ideas if they will continue? Once you have the stains marked use SCOE10X to treat the area. I have used Kilz Max to eliminate odor from a bad paint I has just put on. Lots of work but at least I’m free if his emotional abuse. Yes, you can apply Kilz to seal the floor before laying carpet and vinyl. SCOE10X is expensive but I have always found it very effective. That is a great idea! I have a nice house. We have a black light , my personal favorite before treatments & it is “on loan ” constantly . Also made sure I painted up to the framing 2x4s below the drywall on each wall. We heard great things about Kilz Original, so we decided to try it out. . I called around and found out about B-I-N, a water-based shellac that people have been using for years to seal their floors (and prime their walls before painting) to remove odors, especially tobacco smoke. Pull up your carpet where affected and evaluate the flooring.  But we eventually determined that the odor was nearly gone, but still slightly detectable in the bad spots. We tried natures miracle and bleach and the smell still made your eyes water! Concrete is porous and wood is worse. White Oil-Based Interior and Exterior Primer, Sealer, and Stain Blocker Aerosol Model# 10848 $ 6 78 $ 6 78. Before you start sealing the subflooring, put on gloves and a face mask for safety.  Just those little things made such a difference in the yard! And the whole house smells of smoke and dog urine. After 3 days the smell from this paint was terrible and the room (a porch) could not be used. Hardwoods are getting, Oh happy day, the house is all painted!! After one coat of this paint the pet odor was barely noticeable. Need our retirement fund!!! this is helpful if you have carpet….I have year old bamboo floors, it will cost me thousands to have to rip them out…Odo-ban did not work, so I am going to try oil based Kilz on the walls, think that will help? Years ago, when I started buying investment real estate, a more experienced friend said that a smelly house was the smell of money. It’s expensive at over $50/gallon, but I’m buying 2 gallons for the 3 rather small bedrooms. We used an oil based paint on our garage floor and almost blew up the house so I would never use one inside the house anywhere – I later learned never to use oil based when you have propane heat / fireplace. One hour later we had all cat urine subfloor covered in a coat of Kilz Original. Does the Kilz work on concrete? Urine saturated plywood subfloor can be sealed with a couple coats of Zinnser primer sealer or polyurethane to seal in odors. Does kilz get rid of dog urine smell? Our paint, One year ago we were putting the final touches on, 7 Ways to Rid a Home of Pesky Pet Smells | eCommission: Blog. Once the subfloor is painted, you could probably salvage your carpet with enzyme cleaners and a good shampooing but since I am planning on replacing the carpeting within a few months, I removed that whole section. If possible treat the sub-floor from the underneath side also. 57 Comments. Once we seal off the bedroom floors with B-I-N shellac sealer, and IF it works, we’ll know within 24 hours or so. It tackles tough stains including heavy water damage, rust, smoke, nicotine, grease, tannin, ink, pencil, felt marker, pet stains and more. Don’t know about concrete – check the Kilz label. How can I remove the odor from the subfloor. and mulched around the trees and house. I just moved into a rental and the house was infested with fleas. A horrible cat odor from the next-door (this is a row home) was suddenly getting though to our basement.  So all windows were opened, and we spent some time outside trying to to breathe all the fumes. Love my animals & always laugh when I see “cat potty trainers” that fit on top of a human’s toilet seat like a kid’s potty seat! We were just unlucky enough to not be able to sell our house, so we rented it out. I’m in the same situation with, my 400 sq.ft. We did this, my brother in law was a hoarder of things and cats (63 at one point). I also used urine destroyer on the subfloor but after several applications it doesn’t seem to be completely gone. I’ll do Kilz this weekend, then install new flooring. I will sadly never rent to people with pets in the future.  When we opened the can, it clearly needed some mixing. I have 3 cats and one has Interstitial Cystitis, which means any stress makes him feel like he has a bladder infection brewing. A combination of liquid dish soap and baking soda can help absorb some of the urine. You can prime the subfloor with Zinsser B-I-N primer.  One evening we went through the yard and pulled all the weeds and thistles that were growing around the fence and deck edges. My son is going to build ours under the trees in our side yard. We started out using a Home Depot product for mildew and mold after the cleaning process, but I’m going to try the kilz on the other spots. http://www.petsmart.com/dog/stain-odor-removers/nature-s-miracle-trade-pet-urine-destroyer-zid36-13658/cat-36-catid-100018;pgid=zQpmcDkOGphSRp3sEn5ldcYw0000C15BD9Bf;sid=RFDseHhqQ3foeCtccUJ9fOBgxYus2fmxBPFcSyJW?var_id=36-13658&_t=pfm%3Dcategory%26pfmvalue%3Dfaceted. It's a white pigmented shellac-based primer and will completely block the pet odor. After ripping out the carpet and pad, I scrubbed the affected sub floor areas with vinegar and baking soda, let it dry, then used an enzymatic cleaner. Subfloors and Urine Don’t Mix. We’ve been doing a little yard work. You were right to replace the carpet and pad, but urine soaked through the old carpet and pad and into the wooden subfloor. I think it just depends how skilled the landlord is. UGH!!! Use to block odors from subfloor when replacing carpet or wood flooring. That’s what my vet suggested, after we ripped up the carpet. I just always assumed thin carpet was a much cheaper alternative. If tile just cut out the grout and replace it. I have cologne smell in one room. If pet urine has reached your subfloor, you’ll be caught in a tough cycle where stains will resurface in your flooring and you will have to clean them. Your process sounds easier. The bedroom and family room and the kitchen\dining need something. I just rippled up my carpet with the intention of bleaching and then painting kilz on the floor boards to reduce odors from pet problems of the previous owners.  Nevertheless, some odor remained as it had seeped into the subflooring. I guarantee the house for six months and never had a buyer call and tell me there was a problem. So Sofia how long do I wait to bring my 11 cats back in that room after using kilz? Minutes later the paint was terrible and the cement underneath that still smells i will most have. 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