How to Use Pet Stain and Odor Remover

How to Use Pet Stain and Odor Remover

The Spruce / Michela Buttignol

Accidents happen with even the most well-trained pets. The Spruce’s Stain and Odor Remover is specially formulated with enzymes that break down the organic proteins that cause odor and encourage pets to repeat their actions. In other words, our goal is to help you maintain a fresh smelling carpet and clean up fewer messes in the future. Here's how to use it.


  1. Test

    For fabric and carpet, test in an inconspicuous area first. 

    Testing stain and odor remover spray on carpet
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  2. Shake

    Shake well before using.

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  3. Spray

    Spray liberally on the affected surface.

    Spraying stain and odor remover on carpet
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  4. Soak

    For persistent odors, let soak for 10-15 minutes before wiping clean.

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  5. Scrub

    Scrub area with a cloth or brush.

    Scrubbing stain and odor remover with a bristle brush
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  6. Wipe Clean

    Wipe clean with a damp cloth or sponge. 

    Wiping carpet with sponge
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Our Stain and Odor Remover is designed to be used in any room of your home, and can be used on carpets, couches, pet bedding, and even in your car!

Have you used The Spruce's Stain and Odor Remover? We want to hear from you!