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How to get rid of urine smell in a bathroom

At ODORCIDE®, we understand that things happen that cause urine
odor in your home and at your business. We want to help you eliminate those odors!

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One of the most difficult odors to eliminate can be urine smell in a bathroom. At Odorcide we have the solution for you!


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The Odor Problem

Getting Rid of Urine Smell in the Bathroom

One of the most stubborn to eradicate is the persistent odor of urine in the bathroom. This becomes particularly problematic when the incident happens on a frequently used, absorbent surface, such as your beloved bathroom mat or even on carpet in the bathroom. The lingering odor not only makes your bathroom space uncomfortable but can also cause embarrassment.

Eliminating the smell of urine isn’t as simple as it may seem. The uric acid crystals found in urine can adhere strongly to any surface and resist many cleaning products. Additionally, these crystals can reactivate the offensive odor when they come into contact with moisture, adding another layer of difficulty to the cleanup process.

Why Is Strong Urine Odor Difficult to Remove?

Understanding why urine odor is so difficult to eliminate requires a basic knowledge of its composition. Urine, particularly pet urine, contains a variety of compounds that contribute to its strong, constant smell. These include:

  • Urea: This is the primary component of urine and is responsible for its initial, strong smell.
  • Urobilin/Urobilinogin: These give urine its yellow color and can stain surfaces.
  • Uric Acid: This compound forms crystals that embed themselves into surfaces. As it dries, it releases a less noticeable but long-lasting odor.
  • Bacteria: When bacteria break down urea and uric acid, they produce ammonia and carbon dioxide, contributing to the unpleasant smell.

Common household cleaning methods usually fall short in dealing with certain odors because they fail to address all these components effectively. For example:

  • Surface Cleaning: Surface cleaning can remove visible stains and some urea, but it often fails to reach urobilin/urobilinogin and uric acid crystals embedded deep within the material.
  • Masking Agents: Air fresheners and fragrances only mask the smell temporarily. They do nothing to eliminate the source of the odor.
  • General Household Cleaners: None of these are effective at breaking down and neutralizing all the odor-causing compounds in urine.

Urine odor removal proves challenging due to its complex composition. These components work together to produce a strong and persistent smell that traditional cleaning methods aren’t effective against. Odorcide is a specialized solution capable of completely eliminating urine odor.

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Identifying Potential Causes of  Urine Smell in Bathrooms

Persistent urine odors in bathrooms can result from a range of factors:

  • Inadequate cleaning techniques leading to urine residue buildup in hard-to-reach areas like grout lines and corners
  • Leaks or seepage from plumbing fixtures contributing to lingering odors
  • Improper ventilation and high humidity levels creating a conducive environment for odor-causing bacteria

Recognizing these potential causes is essential for understanding how to effectively tackle the root of the issue, guaranteeing a clean, fresh, and hygienic bathroom space for all occupants.

ODORCIDE® Original or Fresh Scent is proven to be effective and eliminate the tough odor.

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Advantages of Odorcide Professional-grade Urine Smell Removal Products

When it comes to eliminating urine smell in bathroom, Odorcide’s professional-grade products stand out for their effectiveness and thoroughness compared to household alternatives. These key advantages set Odorcide apart:

  • Deep Penetration: Odorcide maintains its effectiveness even as it penetrates deeply into surfaces.
  • Neutralization: Instead of just masking odors, Odorcide chemically neutralizes the molecules that cause urine odors.
  • Reactivation: If re-contamination occurs before Odorcide evaporates completely, it will reactivate to continue eliminating odors.

Odorcide’s specialized formulas are meticulously crafted to address each component of urine odor, ensuring complete and long-lasting odor elimination. Whether dealing with carpets, hard floors, or fabrics, Odorcide’s professional solutions offer a comprehensive approach to eradicating urine odors at their source, leaving your bathroom fresh and clean.

Solution: Odorcide Original or Fresh Scent

Getting rid of urine smell in bathroom can be a challenging task. ODORCIDE® offers products that eliminate serious odor problems.

Our past customers have let us know how well our products have helped them. Read these testimonials to help you understand the impressive results that occur when using our products. ODORCIDE® products feature a unique, non-enzymatic formula that works, regardless of what products have been previously applied!

For the Cleaning Professional

Use Odorcide Original or Fresh Scent at 8oz to a gallon of cleaning solution and saturate any areas where the odor is. If you service the location frequently, you can slowly lower the dilution ratio to reach a maintenance level of Odorcide.

Specialized Odor Elimination

No matter the cause of the odor issue, we understand you want it fixed quickly. When persistent bad odors need to be eliminated, people often begin a search for specialized odor-elimination products. Discovering these can truly transform any areas with strong odors.

At ODORCIDE® we offer top-tier, professional-grade solutions. Our products are designed to provide superior odor elimination in your vehicle and your home.

We are committed to helping people maintain odor-free environments. Whether the task at hand is getting rid of urine smell in bathroom, carpets or ensuring your home smells great, you can count on ODORCIDE® products.

Easy To Use Products

One of the key attributes of ODORCIDE® is its ease of use, even if you have tried other products without success. A single application is often sufficient to eliminate odors. However, for strong or old odors, reapplication might be necessary. ODORCIDE® products are also safe for use around people and pets because we use natural, non-toxic ingredients.

ODORCIDE® offers an affordable solution to your strong urine odor issues, providing immediate results with minimal effort, making it a cost-effective choice.

Our odor-elimination products have been lauded for their effectiveness in dealing with stubborn odors. Our professional strength concentrates and ready to use products can combat a wide array of odors, including those from food, smoke, urine and sweat. Odorcide can also be used on various surfaces such as fabric,  carpet, upholstery, and hardwood.


ODORCIDE® is a family-owned business located in Smithville, Missouri where we manufacture what we sell. Unlike many other companies, ODORCIDE® only manufacturers ODORCIDE® products. We have dedicated ourselves to providing the answer to your odor problems with products you can use and recommend with complete confidence.

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