How to Clean Urine Out of Couch Cushions

Accidents on your couch can be a common occurrence. Especially when dealing with pets and small children. When those accidents are caused by urine, however, they can create a bit of a problem. Sometimes your toddler sleeps too long during her nap and inadvertently wets your favorite loveseat. Or maybe your cat mistook your couch cushions for his litter box. Either way, urine on a couch cushion can be a very smelly mess that's hard to get rid of. With a little patience and the right products, you can have your couch back to normal.

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Step 1

Use a clean rag or sponge to soak up any excess urine on the couch cushions.

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Step 2

Pour about 6 oz. of water and 2 oz. of vinegar into a bowl. You can double the amount of water and vinegar, if necessary.

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Step 3

Wet a rag inside of the water and vinegar mixture, then use the rag to scrub the urine out of the couch cushions.

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Step 4

Sprinkle baking soda over the spot where the urine was. Cover the spot with a towel for at least six hours or until the spot dries completely.

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Step 5

Use a hand-held vacuum cleaner, or a vacuum cleaner with an attachment to thoroughly remove the baking soda from the couch cushions.

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Step 6

Spray your favorite fabric freshener on the couch cushions.