Protect Your Home from Pet Accidents: Expert Cleaning Tips

Pets are integral to many families, bringing joy and companionship into our lives. However, pet accidents involving pet urine, vomit, or feces can happen, posing a significant threat to the cleanliness and hygiene of your home’s carpeting and upholstery.

This blog post will explore the damage these accidents can cause and explain why Tru-Clean Surface Care is the go-to expert for handling these unfortunate incidents throughout SW Florida.

The Unseen Risks of Pet Accidents on Carpets and Upholstery

The Immediate Impact

When a pet accident occurs on carpeting or upholstered furniture, it’s not just an unsightly mess—it’s a reservoir of harmful bacteria and pathogens. Urine, for instance, can seep deep into the fibers and padding, creating a breeding ground for bacteria. The immediate odor and staining are just the tip of the iceberg.

Long-Term Damage

Over time, untreated pet accidents can cause more significant issues. The acidity in urine can break down the fibers of your carpet and padding or upholstery and backing, leading to premature wear and tear. The lingering moisture can also foster mold and mildew growth, which poses health risks and can exacerbate allergies.

Impact on Indoor Air Quality

Pet accidents on carpets and upholstery can also adversely affect the indoor air quality of your home. As the urine or feces break down, they release ammonia and other harmful compounds into the air, potentially causing respiratory issues and unpleasant odors that permeate your living space.

And because pet urine, vomit, and feces contain bacteria, as these contaminates dry, they will off gas, causing a foul order that guests can detect upon entry to your home (Similar to the off-gassing effects of cigarette tar and Nicotine.  Typically, a homeowner who smokes cannot detect the foul odor but a visitor to their home who does not smoke can).

Why Choose Tru-Clean Surface Care for Pet Accident Treatments

Expertise and Certification

Tru-Clean Surface Care is not just any cleaning company; we are a Certified Partner with the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) and the International Carpet & Rug Institute (CRI). Our technicians are trained and certified, ensuring they handle your pet accident issues professionally and professionally.

Proven Track Record

Our reputation speaks for itself as an A+ rated company by the Better Business Bureau and an eight-year-in-a-row winner of the Angie’s List Super Service Award. We are SW Florida’s most referred carpet, tile, and upholstery cleaning company, specializing in pet accident treatments. Annually, we receive dozens of referrals from veterinarians, pet shelters, and pet owners for our specialized pet accident treatments.

Advanced Techniques and Equipment

Utilizing the latest cleaning technology, live enzymes, and methods, we ensure that every trace of a pet accident is thoroughly removed from your carpets and upholstery. Our thoroughly exhaustive, multi-stage process is designed to eliminate urine salts, digest the bacteria of the pet accident, and thoroughly clean using the latest allergen-free live enzymes and emulsifiers.  Upon completion of the treatment, we will clean the textile and then flush it with a neutral pH rinse.

The Tru-Clean Surface Care Promise

Health and Hygiene

Our primary concern is the health and hygiene of your home. By choosing Tru-Clean Surface Care, you ensure that pet accidents are dealt with in a manner that protects your family’s health and your home’s cleanliness. Our pet accident treatments are allergen-free and safe for pets and infants.

Satisfaction Guaranteed

We stand by our work, ensuring customer satisfaction with every job. Our technicians are not just skilled but also courteous and respectful of your home and family, providing a service experience that is as pleasant as it is effective.

Convenience and Reach

Serving Lee, Collier, and Charlotte County, Florida, we are always within reach, ready to assist you when an accident occurs. Our prompt and efficient service ensures that your issue is addressed quickly and effectively, minimizing inconvenience. Our job is to keep your beloved pet “out of the doghouse” when an accident occurs.

Pet accidents are more than just a nuisance; they’re a threat to the beauty and hygiene of your home. Tru-Clean Surface Care is not just a cleaning service; we’re a guardian of your home’s health and comfort and your pet’s best friend. With our expertise, awards, and certifications, you’re not just cleaning up; you’re ensuring a healthier, happier home.

Frequently Asked Questions

What makes pet urine so damaging to carpets and upholstery?

Pet urine contains ammonia, bacteria, and hormones that can discolor and degrade fibers, not to mention the persistent odor.

Can pet accidents cause long-term health issues?

Unaddressed pet accidents can lead to mold, mildew, and bacterial growth, potentially causing respiratory issues and allergies.

Why is professional cleaning better than DIY for pet accidents?

Professional cleaning by Tru-Clean Surface Care uses specialized techniques and, live enzymes, commercial grade allergen-free cleaning solutions, high steam, and enzymatic deodorizers that target pet stains and odors more effectively than standard household cleaners and “over the counter” watered down pet spotters sold at retailers.

How quickly should I respond to a pet accident?

Immediate action is ideal. The longer a stain sits, the harder it is to remove and the more damage it can cause.

Does Tru-Clean Surface Care offer emergency cleaning services?

We provide prompt response services for unexpected pet accidents, ensuring minimal damage and disruption.

Remember, quick action and professional care are essential when pet accidents happen. Trust Tru-Clean Surface Care to keep your home clean, safe, and welcoming for you, your guests and  pets.

Tru-Clean Surface Care – Call, Click, Or Stop By Today

For more information about Tru-Clean Surface Care and our pet urine treatment and accident service, please visit us online at or call us at 239-541-4888 – Cape Coral and Lee County, 239-206-1935 – Bonita Springs, Naples, and Marco Island, or 941-621-2198 – Punta Gorda and Port Charlotte. Also, visit us on Facebook

The Best Pet Urine, Feces and Vomit Treatment On The Market

For home pet accidents we recommend Unchained.  For more information on this commercial grade product, please visit Pro Cleaning Products at 

If you live in SW Florida, you can purchase Unchained directly from Tru-Clean Surface Care.