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My house smells a little like urine


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#1 blondie82

Posted 18 January 2013 - 06:51 PM

Okay, okay, the topic title might be a little OTT but my cleaner came yesterday and did her normal clean incluing mopping all our polished boards (and tiles for that matter) with Selleys Wood Floor Cleaner. It was stinking hot yesterday so the house was all closed up but for the life of me I can't get this dreadful smell out of my house! I can only assume it's the floor cleaner. It doesn't have a pleasant smell at the best of times but its wafting from smelling like dog urine/kid urine/public toilets after they've had a supposed 'clean'.

I sometimes can get a little conscious of 'house' smells as I have 2 small dogs who basically live inside.

So tell me, what should I be using on my polished boards instead which would give the house a nice fresh smell?

#2 Faradaye

Posted 18 January 2013 - 08:15 PM

Hot water with vinegar and some lavender oil.

I did my house today and it smells lovely!

#3 Coffeegirl

Posted 18 January 2013 - 08:21 PM

I use Earth Choice cleaner for wooden floors. Works great and lasts forever

#4 Overtherainbow

Posted 18 January 2013 - 08:24 PM

I lOve the enjo floor cleaner. It makes cleaning my floor a treat.  We have boards in all out living so out whole house smells beautiful every time I mop.

#5 lozoodle

Posted 18 January 2013 - 09:21 PM

Did she mop around the toilet with the same mop? Maybe some wee drops got smeared around...

Ive used that cleaner heaps and my house hasnt smelt like wee.

#6 ELH05

Posted 18 January 2013 - 10:50 PM

QUOTE (Overtherainbow @ 18/01/2013, 06:24 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I lOve the enjo floor cleaner. It makes cleaning my floor a treat.  We have boards in all out living so out whole house smells beautiful every time I mop.


Do you use a product with your enjo mop ?

#7 SCARFACE CLAW

Posted 19 January 2013 - 02:04 AM

I use O'cedar oil soap original.gif




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