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Rodent nest urine odor in frunk

Is there a commercial spray-on or soak in product that you can apply to the lining material in the frunk after a winter of rodent nesting ? Google questions seem to return advice on disinfecting the area and advise to use a mix of bleach and water. I am more interested in eliminating the smell. Could I take the linings out and stick them in a clothes washer with a dose of bleach? Leaving them out in the sun does not do the job. Thanks in advance for any help/advise.

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If you have a janitorial supply nearby, see if they have an enzymatic urine odor eliminator. I used it once and it worked like a champ. If you don't have a janitorial supply, a pet store will have something, but I think the professional stuff is better.
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Inaminit, we are very sorry to hear about the rodent situation, here are some links that could help you with the odor:

https://bit.ly/Pelicanautoparts

https://bit.ly/InteriorCleaningPelican

Hope this helps.
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Another idea is to try an odor eliminator spray. I found this stuff that was made for removing smoke odor but it works really well at neutralizing just about any odor.

Iíd try the urine eliminator first. If that doesnít work, try this.

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The OEM and/or hi-quality replacement carpet will take an easy wash, I believe. Lay the three pieces out on the driveway. Soak them with a garden hose. Use a little Tide or any laundry soap and scrub gently with a bristle brush. Rinse thoroughly and hang it up somewhere to dry. When it's dry you could spray with the anti-skunk fru-fru, but prolly not necessary.
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I think that the only solution you will be happy with is a new liner.
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You could try citronella.
The liquid version of what they put in bug candles takes away smells with a few small drops .
If not , in the past I’ve used febreez in the past in cars to some effect
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You could try citronella.
The liquid version of what they put in bug candles takes away smells with a few small drops .
If not , in the past Iíve used febreez in the past in cars to some effect
+1 Febreeze. May take a couple of applications after nests etc are gone.
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Any pet store will have a carpet cleaning product specifically designed to remove urine stain and odors. I would lay it out on the garage floor and use a carpet cleaner if possible.
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Get an enzyme solution designed specifically to break down urine, like this Nature's Miracle P-98151 Dog Stain and Odor Remover. It even works on cat urine. It also comes in spray bottles, and you can use soaked cloth or paper towel to help keep it on vertical or angles surfaces while it does it's thing.

Most "air freshener" products don't actually remove odors, they just temporarily deactivate the human sense of smell so you think the odor is gone. Also read up about the endocrine disruptors found in many of these products: https://www.niehs.nih.gov/health/materials/endocrine_disruptors_508.pdf
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Hydrogen peroxide works really well on urine etc.
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Vetoquinol Equalizer Pet Stain & Odor Remover. I've been happy using it for 30 years in my business.
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Replace the carpet and put it in your rear view mirror.

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