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How to Get Urine Smell Out of Blanket When Washing Doesn't Work

My son is a frequent bedwetter and there is absolutly no trigger that we can think of. He wet the bed the other night and I washed his blanket. I put it in the dryer and the dryer was making a funny noise(my husbands work clothes are full of rock) so I thought maybe there were some in the dryer but when I pulled the blanket out it still smelled like pee. I use All with oxy cleaner in it. The detergent has a smell also.(if that matters) I washed it in hot water. I have an HE front loader that is only a couple months old and always cleans well but this time it didn't. I put the correct amout of detergent in. What can I do? I am going to rewash it today. HELP I don't want our stuff smelling like pee!

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I use baking soda and rewash a few times if needed. Also, Goodnights have saved me a lot of laundry.

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The two things that work with me (one or the other) is Melaleuca's Fresh Scent laundry detergent or baking soda. I used to have that problem too.

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I use baking soda and rewash a few times if needed. Also, Goodnights have saved me a lot of laundry.

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baking soda and vinegar...

if that doesn't help - use borax....

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Definitely try the vinegar, but I would also hang it out in the sunshine and fresh air.

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Vinegar works great! Add a cup to your load along with your regular detergent.

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You could try a product for pets that removes smells, or you could soak it in a bath tub with Oxyclean, rinse it and THEN put it through the washer/dryer.

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I would bleach my son's sheets/blanket , or use a detergent with bleach for colors. I would buy the regular oxy clean and put that on the blanket first before putting it in the wash. Also, do you have a septic tank? It might be possible that it is backed up. Trying to think of anything. You could always have someone come and check on the washer / dryer if all else fails.

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I agree with the post that mentions your washer not having enough water. I cloth diaper my son, and it took us awhile to figure out why our clothes always smell clean and the diapers didn't. Adding a couple of towels tricks the washer and adds more water and if you have the option do an extra rinse cycle.

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vinegar. Also takes puke smell out of carpet...if you ever run across that issue :)

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