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#921550 - 03/21/10 03:51 PM spray a rept for smell?
eterrell84 Offline
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Registered: 11/19/09
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i have a 520 rept, and dont want to tear up the covers washing them every few days! i bought a small handheld steamer to clean it, and that works okay, and i wipe the pvc with windex (the natural kind with vinegar)... does anyone spray their cage with febreeze or anything? or like vinegar water? would they mark up MORE if i sprayed it??? just wondering, id hate to have to get a new cover in just a few months, and its a HUGE pain to take off/put on! any advice would be awesome! and thanks in advance!
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#921560 - 03/21/10 04:28 PM Re: spray a rept for smell? [Re: eterrell84]
LSardou Offline
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I would say that wiping it down with a vinegar and water solution on a regular basis would take care of the smell. I would not use any type of spray that is not animal safe. Sprays will only mask the odor for a short period of time, so I feel it's not worth the expense.


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#921569 - 03/21/10 05:13 PM Re: spray a rept for smell? [Re: LSardou]
TTrusty Offline
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Registered: 08/21/08
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Loc: Southern Iowa
How about that Citrus Magic from walmart. It is a Natural pet oder eliminator. It says it is safe to use directly on your pets. I wouldnt go to that extent but putting it on the rep might be fine. What does everyone think.
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#921574 - 03/21/10 05:31 PM Re: spray a rept for smell? [Re: TTrusty]
eterrell84 Offline
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i bought some of the febreeze that gets RID of the odor, and it helped (did that b4 i read any responses) but i may try the citrus stuff next. would a vinegar water SPRAY work?
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#921575 - 03/21/10 05:44 PM Re: spray a rept for smell? [Re: TTrusty]
happygypsymoth Offline
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The enzymes in white vinegar will break down urine and poop.
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#921587 - 03/21/10 06:10 PM Re: spray a rept for smell? [Re: happygypsymoth]
Tish84 Offline
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I agree with the vinegar. I'd love to see a picture of a Rept that big.

Usually my steamer removes smells.
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#921604 - 03/21/10 07:02 PM Re: spray a rept for smell? [Re: Tish84]
eterrell84 Offline
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http://s980.photobucket.com/albums/ae290/eterrell84/new%20cage/
theres a few pics for you, not very good ones. im having a girlfriend come tomorrow to make LOTS of stuff for it! so ill post some more... i will definatly try the vinegar!!! thanks so much everyone! (maybe that would also help to smeared poo they put in the mesh! lol)
and i have a handheld steamer i use, it helps a lot, but it stills smells funny! the febreeze worked awesome on the smell, but if vin. is safer, ill use it!!!
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#921636 - 03/21/10 08:47 PM Re: spray a rept for smell? [Re: eterrell84]
sheila82
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Try mixing 25% vinegar and a 75% hot water to spray on the rept about 5 minutes before you steam. Then steam away. Works wonders, I just tried this over the weekend, since I just got my steam machine last week. But it smells so much better!!

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#921657 - 03/21/10 10:29 PM Re: spray a rept for smell? [Re: ]
eterrell84 Offline
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awesome! i will for SURE try it tomorrow! thank you so much!!!
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