Use paper towels to blot up any excess urine. It helps to place two or three paper towels on top of the stained area and weight it down with something heavy such as a phone book. Leave the paper towels weighted down on the area for 3 to 5 minutes before discarding them.
Pour white vinegar into a spray bottle, and lightly mist the area.
Blot the area with paper towels again to absorb any excess moisture. Continue spraying the vinegar and blotting with the paper towels until there is no stain visible.
Cover the area with baking soda. Make sure the entire stain is completely covered.
Allow the baking soda to sit on the area overnight.
Vacuum up the baking soda in the morning.
Things You Will Need
- Paper towels
- White vinegar
- Baking soda
- Setting the mattress outside in the sunshine can help to kill off any lingering odors. Leave the mattress outside for as long as you have sunlight to help air it out.
- If this is a reoccurring problem, try putting a water resistant mattress pad on your mattress to protect it in the future.