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Old 10-31-2017, 09:41 AM   #1
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I have a client home sale coming up, where the basement has a bit of a cat urine issue. Floors and baseboards are getting replaced. (existing flooring is vinyl tile).

What's your treatment method and product for something like this? I figure I'll spray some sort of enzyme product, and target the key areas with a UV light. Is that about right?

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Old 10-31-2017, 10:21 AM   #2
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I should have searched first. My bad. I'm going to buy some SCOE 10X (Griz' recommendation) and go for it.

http://www.contractortalk.com/f18/pet-smell-48355/

http://www.contractortalk.com/f18/su...-urine-147040/

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I use Kids N Pets. It's a stain and odor remover. I've only used it on carpet, it's one of the best stain removers I've used. Only in my own home though, for customers I have repainted the room.
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I use Kids N Pets. It's a stain and odor remover. I've only used it on carpet, it's one of the best stain removers I've used. Only in my own home though, for customers I have repainted the room.
Thanks. My concern is what got behind/under the baseboard. I'm going to spray the product on the wall plates, etc. and hope for a good result.
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Thanks. My concern is what got behind/under the baseboard. I'm going to spray the product on the wall plates, etc. and hope for a good result.
I think you should pull the baseboards off, I found a big mess there in one case. The room reeked so bad I had to wear a respirator. But I had to go get some low odor primer because she was sensitive to smells.
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I had a tenant once that had a cat (last time I allowed any pets).

I went to a janitorial supply store and the guy gave me some sort of enzyme to spray.
I don't remember what it was but it took care of the smell.
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Cat urine is hard to get rid of, I had a condo cats were left in the basement for over a year. Pulled the carpet and base, concrete floor. I poured a combo of laundry detergent with enzymes, hydrogen peroxide and baking soda, squeegee and let it air dry for 2 days. Followed it with a coat of BIN shellac primer, I refused to do the job unless I primed it.

Enzymes are supposed to break it down, peroxide kills bacteria, not sure what the baking soda does.
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Bleach slabx3
Detergent and warm waterx3
Kilz original/ zinsser bin floor, walls, ceiling
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First a dose of the janitorial enzyme stuff..not much improvement.

Next, baseboards and VCT (over concrete) were removed. Then the smell was 10x worse. I hit that with bleach, then rinse, then enzyme the next day. Much better but not the best.

Next will be Bin shellac on the walls, tiling the floor and new baseboards. Aiming for that "new basement smell".
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First a dose of the janitorial enzyme stuff..not much improvement.

Next, baseboards and VCT (over concrete) were removed. Then the smell was 10x worse. I hit that with bleach, then rinse, then enzyme the next day. Much better but not the best.

Next will be Bin shellac on the walls, tiling the floor and new baseboards. Aiming for that "new basement smell".
My method works wonders

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My method works wonders
can you kilz/bin the concrete and still have good adhesion with thinset?
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can you kilz/bin the concrete and still have good adhesion with thinset?

No prime if you are going to tile. Prime everything else though. The trick is to repeatedly bleach and rinse slab...Let air dry(windows open). Do this until smell is gone...Then do the same with tide detergent.

After you prime walls and ceiling, have someone smell room. Any lingering smell can be hit with straight bleach soak and mopped off.
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I was told bleach is the one thing you don't want to use.
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I was told bleach is the one thing you don't want to use.

I don't see why. I didn't have any problems.It worked like a charm in a 1/1 condo flooded by 2 cats and 2 dogs.
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I was told bleach is the one thing you don't want to use.
Hmm, might be right about that.

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