How to Remove Urine Smell from Clothes

How to Remove Urine Smell from Clothes

Accidents happen from time to time, especially around kids. It’s always best to be prepared for everything, so if your kids accidentally wet the bed, you have a urine smell remover at hand to take care of the situation. Read on to learn how Tide can be useful when removing urine smell from clothes.

Why does urine smell bad?

Urine contains uric acid, which smells like ammonia – hence the strong smell. It can be even more pronounced if the urine is more concentrated, like in people who are dehydrated. Medical conditions, such as urinary tract infections and even eating certain foods can also affect the smell of urine.

4 steps on how to remove urine smells from clothes

Say goodbye to the ammonia-like urine smell and say hello to fresh sheets and clothes with our step-by-step guide.

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    Step 1: Soak in baking soda

    In most cases, to remove smells washing your garments with a high-quality detergent like Tide is enough, but in case you need it, mix baking soda with warm water. Add your garments, make sure they’re completely submerged in the solution, and leave them for 15 minutes. Rinse them thoroughly to wash out all the baking soda, then wash immediately.

    Soak in baking soda
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    Step 2: Add detergent

    If your serious about getting rid of the odour for good, use the correct amount of Tide Double Power

    Add detergent
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    Step 3: Wash

    Wash your garments on your semi-automatic washing machine as usual. If the urine stain and odour persists after washing, repeat the steps above before drying, as hot temperature can set in stains.

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    Step 4: Dry

    After you’re finished, remove your clothes from the washing machine immediately, and follow the care label’s instructions for drying. If you’re air-drying them, avoid direct sunlight to prevent fading.


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