How to Get a Urine Smell Off Leather Furniture

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Urine from your pet or baby can leave an unpleasant odor on your leather furniture.

Leather -- a material made from the hide of animals -- is durable and typically easy to clean. Urine -- from both humans and pets -- can create stains and odor on your leather furniture. If the urine is removed immediately with a damp cloth, no odors or stains should develop. If the urine dries on the leather furniture, the risk of stains and odors increases.


Step 1

Blot fresh urine off the leather furniture using several paper towels until no more urine can be absorbed.

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Step 2

Dampen a lint-free cloth with cool water. Wipe the leather furniture with the cloth. Allow the leather to air dry. Continue with the remaining steps if the odor persists.


Step 3

Fill a small container with equal parts cool water and white vinegar. Dampen a clean, lint-free cloth in the mixture.

Step 4

Wipe the leather furniture with the damp cloth. Vinegar is an all-natural cleaner and deodorizer that will remove tough odors such as urine. Allow the vinegar to sit on the leather for 10 minutes.


Step 5

Wipe the leather clean with a damp cloth. Remove excess moisture from the leather by wiping with a towel. Allow the leather to air dry.

Step 6

Apply a leather cleaning and conditioner to a clean, lint-free cloth. Buff the leather furniture with the damp cloth. Allow to air dry.



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