DIY Home Improvement, Remodeling & Repair Forum > DIY Home Improvement > Flooring > Repairing cat urine damage- carpet pad & subfloor- advice?





Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 05-03-2012, 04:50 PM  
beelzebubba
Junior Member
 
beelzebubba's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: North Georgia Mountains
Posts: 1
Default Repairing cat urine damage- carpet pad & subfloor- advice?

I'm trying to figure out the best way to clean up/repair cat urine damage on a carpeted floor. I have already pulled up the carpet and removed the urine-soaked pad from the affected area. The subfloor underneath the pad is saturated in some areas and still wet. I plan to paint over the subflooring with KILZ oil-based interior primer/sealant to contain the odor. But I'm wondering if I should somehow "clean" the subfloor prior to applyling KILZ? Or should I just continue to wait for it to dry out and then paint it? I'm also planning to replace the tack strips rather than painting them.

Once I have the subfloor sealed, I plan to install new padding and (hopefully) re-use the original carpet if I can steam clean the smell out of it. If not, I'll just replace the carpet. Luckily, it's just a 3' x 8' bedroom closet that I'm working with, so I think I can replace the carpet just in the closet and "seam" it at the threshold with the original bedroom carpet....I think.

Any advice or suggestions will be GREATLY appreciated!



__________________

[FONT=Century Gothic][SIZE=2][B][I][COLOR=Navy]“Monsters are real, and ghosts are real too. They live inside us, and sometimes, they win.”[/COLOR][/I] [/B][/SIZE][/FONT]- [FONT=Century Gothic][SIZE=2]Stephen King[/SIZE][/FONT]

beelzebubba is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 05-03-2012, 05:43 PM  
nealtw
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: vancouver, b.c.
Posts: 7,741
Liked 542 Times on 491 Posts
Likes Given: 1000

Default

http://www.armourdiecutting.com/exstink/how%20to%20get%20rid%20of%20pee%20smell.htm
You might find this helpfull and welcome to the site.
__________________
nealtw is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply


Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter DIY Home Repair Forum Replies Last Post
Pet urine smell in subfloor - carpet it out mjzraz Flooring 13 06-24-2010 03:47 PM
subfloor damage/jackhammer needed?? Gemini Framing and Foundation 1 05-06-2009 08:39 PM
Repairing Termite Damage Gaurick Framing and Foundation 5 05-05-2009 07:47 PM
Carpet and Urine Taurial Flooring 6 09-30-2008 05:49 AM
repairing fire damage sara Roofing and Siding 0 07-17-2008 03:35 PM