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Client lives in apartment and does not always have money to wash urine soaked clothing and sheets right away. What can be done to eliminate the urine smell? What else should be done with the soiled items until they can be washed? Other people in the building are complaining about the urine smell in the laundry room too.

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I like the the trashcan idea. But like a diaper pail, I would want them to soak. Maybe it's time for a NH for ur client.
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When my kids were babies in cloth diapers, we used diaper pails. You could use a trash can with a tightly fitting lid. The diaper pails also had a moth repellent cake in them that covered the odor of the urine. I lined mine with a trash bag and then all I had to do was lift out the bag and dump the diapers in the washer.
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Wash the soiled linen and clothes out in a pail or bucket and let them soak in warm water, laundry detergent and bleach until they can be washed. Line dry outdoors when weather permitted. If they can't be washed in a few days empty the water out and fill the pail or bucket again doing the same thing.
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First, using washable waterproof bed pads and properly sized disposable briefs should help to limit the amount of laundry. Dealing with soiled items depends on how often the laundry can be done, and how far it is to the laundry room. If the items reek that much I would be rinsing them in the bathtub or shower and then keeping them in a tub or pail filled with a borax or washing soda solution until laundry day. If this just isn't practical then air drying and bagging would have to suffice, with a double wash on laundry day.
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This reminds me of my elder care days! I'd walk in the house on Monday morning and be assaulted by the smell of urine soaked bedding and clothes...I don't know why my client's grown daughter wouldn't just at least give them a rinse before the weekend was over--but that's another story.

The urine smell is just so very gag-worthy. You can try bundling the clothes/bedding in airtight bags and adding some Nature's Miracle (diluted) to the bag and sealing it tightly. Or vinegar. Or baking soda. Then washing the items as soon as possible and rinsing in vinegar and not over drying. Figure out what combination of deodorizing agents work best for you.

The person is not hauling urine soaked clothes to the laundry room to sit, are they? I'd complain too!! They need to be kept in the apartment until washed.

If you can line dry things in the sun, that is helpful.

Sadly, once the smell is totally ingrained in the fabric, you might not ever be able to get it out. The longer it sits, unwashed, the worse it gets.

When I managed apartments, one of our tenants washed her baby's diapers in the common laundry room---I routinely ran a hot/warm cycle with a half gallon of bleach after she was done. This may prove too expensive for your client, but it would be a nice courtesy.
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