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THE SCIENCE OF STAINS: HOW TO KEEP YOUR CAT FROM URINATING OUTSIDE THE LITTER BOX

Posted on 11/14/2018 by BISSELL
Categories: Cleaning Common Stains, Cleaning Pet Messes

Sharing your heart and home with a feline family member brings you heaps of amusement, comfort, and joy. Of course, sometimes, life with your four-legged friends also brings you a mess. Whether they’re pushing coffee off the counter or digging through the dirt in your houseplants, your curious cat can cause quite the catastrophe.

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HOW TO GET RID OF DOG URINE STAINS AND PUT A STOP TO RE-MARKING

Posted on 11/14/2018 by BISSELL
Categories: Cleaning Common Stains, Cleaning Pet Messes

Your dog shows his love for you in so many ways, from his wildly wagging tail when you walk through the door to his delighted doggy dance when it’s time for his walk. While it's easy to enjoy your puppy’s adoring (and adorable) antics, some of the ways he shows his affection aren’t quite as cute as others. 

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More Joy, Less Mess With the Pawsitively Clean® by BISSELL® Accessory Tool

Posted on 2/14/2018 by BISSELL
Categories: Cleaning for Pets and Family, Cleaning Large Areas, Cleaning Pet Messes

Sharing your home with a four-legged family member means no shortage of joy…or action! The Pawsitively Clean by BISSELL accessory tool, which can be rented along with the machine, helps ensure the joys are all you remember.

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Pet Feces Stains

Posted on 12/15/2016 by BISSELL
Categories: Cleaning Pet Messes
Pick up solids with a spoon, spatula or create a scraper by cutting a paper plate in half and use the two straight edges to scoop underneath the mess.  Grabbing the mess with a paper towel can push the stain and solids further into the carpeting.
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Fresh Pet Urine Stains

Posted on 12/15/2016 by BISSELL
Categories: Cleaning Pet Messes
Blot up liquids with an absorbent cloth or paper towels. White materials are recommended because certain dyes may bleed and make the stain worse. Remember not to press down hard on the area when blotting up messes
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Dried Urine Stains

Posted on 12/15/2016 by BISSELL
Categories: Cleaning Pet Messes
Older urine stains can be difficult to remove, often leaving carpet fibers permanently discolored or with an unpleasant lingering odor. The odor of old urine is due to the bacterial decomposition of the urea in the urine which continues as long as there is moisture.  This is why the odor can become stronger on humid days or soon after the carpet has been cleaned. To clean older stains, you should apply an enzyme-type product.
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Vomit Stains

Posted on 12/15/2016 by BISSELL
Categories: Cleaning Pet Messes

Blot up liquids with an absorbent cloth or paper towels. White materials are recommended because certain dyes may bleed and make the stain worse. Remember not to press down hard on the area when blotting up messes because it can drive the liquid further down into the carpeting and pad.

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Hair Ball Stains

Posted on 12/15/2016 by BISSELL
Categories: Cleaning Pet Messes
Blot up liquids with an absorbent cloth or paper towels. White materials are recommended because certain dyes may bleed and make the stain worse. Remember not to press down hard on the area when blotting up messes because it can drive the liquid further down into the carpeting and pad.
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Muddy Paw Prints and Dirt Stains

Posted on 12/15/2016 by BISSELL
Categories: Cleaning Pet Messes
Blot up liquids with an absorbent cloth or paper towels. White materials are recommended because certain dyes may bleed and make the stain worse. Remember not to press down hard on the area when blotting up messes because it can drive the liquid further down into the carpeting and pad.
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Blood Stains

Posted on 12/15/2016 by BISSELL
Categories: Cleaning Pet Messes
Blot up with an absorbent cloth or paper towels. White materials are recommended because certain dyes may bleed and make the stain worse. Remember not to press down hard on the area when blotting up messes because it can drive the mess further down into the carpeting and pad.
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