How To Clean Dog Pee Out Of Tile Grouts? [DIY & Professional Solution]

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We all know how lovely dogs are as pets, right? But, do you agree that they can be annoying sometimes? Well, dogs can sometimes wet your tiled floor by urinating on it. 

In that particular circumstance, it can be a bit irritating to clean the urine. It’s because the urine can leave permanent stains on the tile grout. That’s why, as a pet owner, you must know how to clean dog pee out of tile grouts.

Fortunately, we are here to help you out on this. Right in this discussion, we have explained how you can effectively and simply clean off the urine from the tile grout. In the process, you’ll also learn how to remove stubborn stains of pet urine as well.

So, if you care about your tiled floor, stick with us till the end.

How To Clean Dog Pee Out Of Tile Grout? [DIY Solution]

When your dog has urinated on your tile grout, there are two ways to go about the situation. First, you can try a DIY solution. Then, if it doesn’t work out well for you, you can also opt for a more professional solution.

Now, let’s get to know how to clean dog pee out of tile grouts in a DIY way:

1) Arranging All the Tools:

The first step in cleaning the urine is to arrange all the necessary tools that you’ll need. In order to perfectly pull off this cleaning job, here’s a list of items that you must have:

  • Hand Globes
  • White Vinegar
  • Clean Water
  • Scrubbing Brush
  • Sponges
  • White Flours

2) Examining The Urine:

The difficulty of cleaning the urine depends on how much urine has been spilled. So, you have to first examine how much area has been stained by the urine. 

Then, you have to clear out any nearby furniture, so they don’t hamper your cleaning job.

3) Removing The Urine Liquid:

The easiest way to remove the urine liquid is to put some white flour powder on the urine. As you apply the powdery flower on the urine, it will observe the liquid out of it. Then, you can easily clean the white flowers off the floor.

But, in the process don’t forget to put on hand gloves. It’s because, if you touch urine with bare hands, it can leave bad smells on your hand.

4) Creating The Cleaning Mixture (Using White Vinegar)

Although you have removed the liquid portion of the urine, you have to understand that there will be a heavy smell remaining on the spot where the urine has been spilled. You’ll have to deal with this in this particular step.

So, go ahead and create a mixture of white vinegar and water. In the mixture, you should add 1 part white vinegar with 10 parts water. Then, it’s time to apply the vinegar mixture on the stained spot.

[Remember, if the stain is very strong, you can apply direct vinegar on the stained spot. The amount of vinegar you will have to use and the concentration of the solution entirely depends on the intensity of the stain.]

5)Applying White Vinegar On The Spot

In this step, you’ll have to apply the vinegar mixture right on the spot where the urine has been spilled. After the vinegar has been applied (covering the full spot), you have to let the vinegar stay on the floor for about 10 minutes.

6) Scrubbing With Brush

At this point, you’ll have to use a scrubbing brush to scrub on the spot where the urine has been spilled. So, scrub on the spot for about 5 minutes until you see the urine stain clearing out of the tile grouts. 

This particular step might take a bit longer if the stain is extremely strong. Therefore, take your time and make sure that there’s no urine stain left as you brush the whole area of the stain.

After the brushing has been done, you have to let that solution sit on the floor for another 10 minutes.

7) Cleaning Off The Cleaning Solution With Sponge

Now, it’s time to remove all the cleaning solution liquids by utilizing sponges. So, go ahead and apply sponges on the wet area. As a result, the sponges should sap away the liquids from the floor.

This process should take about 4 to 5 minutes. After that, you will have almost removed all the liquids from your floor.

8) Finishing Up The Cleaning Process With A Dry Mopping

As all the liquid has been removed from the floor, now it’s time to finish up the cleaning process by applying a dry mop. In order to do that, you can use a dry piece of fabric to wipe off the stained spot.

Consequently, you’ll see that all the liquids have been completely removed from the stained floor. And, by now, you should also be able to notice that the urine stain has been removed from your tile grout.

How To Clean Dog Pee Out Of Tile Grout? [Professional Solution]

If the above mentioned DIY solution does not completely remove the stain from your tiled floor, you can use this quick and easy professional solution:

1) Arranging All The Necessary Items

Here’s the list of items that you need to have at your hand before starting the cleaning process:

2) Applying the Urine Remover Spray

Once you have the Planet Urine Pet Odor Eliminator package in your hand, you’ll have to first apply the Planet Urine Pet Odor Eliminator spray on the stained spot. The amount of spraying will depend on the amount of urine that has been spilled.

3) Applying The Urine Removal Powder

After spraying the urine remover on the stained spot, you will then have to apply some Planet Urine Pet Odor Eliminator powder on the stained spot. As a result, The powder will absorb the urine within a few minutes. 

On top of that, in the process, the urine removal powder will also take away any existing bad stain on the tile grout. This whole process might take about 10 minutes. So, let the powder sit on the floor and do its job for about 10 minutes.

4) Removing The Urine Removal Powder

Once the powder has absorbed the urine, it’s time to remove the urine remover powder from the stained spot. To do that, you may use a vacuum cleaner.

Once the urine remover powder has been taken away, you should be able to notice that the stain has been removed from the tile grout. And, the cleaning process is done. 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Why Is Dog Pee Harmful to My Tile Grout?

The dog pee has a general pH level of 6. However, when the urine is dried, the pH level rises up to level 10 or more. As a result, it gets highly caustic in nature. Due to that, it leaves a permanent stain on the tile grout. 

Can My Tile Grout Absorb the Dog Pee?

No, the tile grout will not absorb the urine at a significant level. However, if you do not clean the dog urine ASAP, it may get dried up due to airflow. Consequently, it can permanently mess up the appearance of your tile grout.

Can Dog Pee Stains Go Away if Not Treated Immediately?

The chances of the dog urine stains going away on their own is very low. Rather, if you don’t clean the dog urine stain right away, it might permanently stay in your tile grout. Not only that,  if you don’t promptly clean it, it will be nearly impossible for you to clean it at all.


Well, that’s all there’s to it, people. Now that you’ve got a clear understanding of how to clean dog pee out of tile grout.

In a nutshell, as you can see from the above discussion, if you have the correct know-how, cleaning away pet urine is not a difficult task at all. So, don’t freak out when your pet has spilled urine on your tile grout. Rather, take advantage of the guide we have provided above and clean it away ASAP.

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