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I pulled up a rug the other day that has tons of pee stains on the back. Obviously my little darling Sophie was using the bathroom on it during potty training without me knowing. So now I have set in stains and they do smell when you get down close to the rug. The rug is actually carpet that has been bound all the way around. I used a carpet shampooer with Dirt Devil Shampoo and mixed in some Natures Miracle spot cleaner and have cleaned it twice but there are still stains and it still smells. So anyone have anything else I can try?
 

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Natures Miracle uses enzyme action to clean so you have to pour it on and let it set for about a week so it can break down the urine.

I'd rent a Rug Doctor after you have treated the stains for a week and see if that helps.
 

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No, I've never tried it. I know some people who use it in their Spot Bot, though.

My experience (and lots of it with a diabetic dog!) that carpet shampoo alone doesn't do much. You need an enzyme cleaner first to break down the organic matter. I used Oxyclean for awhile but it seemed to leave a white mark. It got the urine out, though!
 

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I'm lucky enough to have a carpet cleaning company who comes to my house and picks up my rugs when they need cleaning. I get them back and they look like new and you can just tell them about "special" stains. They aren't that expensive either especially for the job they do. Haven't had them in since I got Tyler. Maybe I should look underneath.:w00t:
 

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Jennifer -- the best I've ever used -- and I've wasted money on plenty of them -- is the Resolve with OxyClean. IMO, it works miracles. Before I rent a rug doctor, etc. I would give this a try. You can usually buy it at the grocery store for something like $5-$7 so it's not a lot of money. If it doesn't work, you can always do something more expensive.
 

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I used Oxyclean and I[ve just soaked them outside w/ a water bucket and shampoo soak it good and rinse and let dry. I also use my washer to soak and spin dry too.
 
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