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Remove Urine Odors From Mattresses


Accidents happen, particularly at night with young children. Here's an inexpensive and safe way to neutralize those nasty urine odors from your child's mattress.
Difficulty: Easy
Time Required: 1 hour

Here's How:

  1. Dampen the soiled areas with water.
  2. Sprinkle borax over the areas.
  3. Rub the borax over the areas, working into mattress well.
  4. Let dry.
  5. Vacuum or brush off any remaining borax powder.


  1. Borax is usually found in the laundry aisle of your local grocery store.

What You Need

  • Borax
  • Water
  • Sponge or Brush
  • Vacuum Cleaner

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