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Instead of using cleaning products that contain harsh chemicals, go for a more natural, homemade solution when dealing with accidents. Mix one and a half cups of warm water with a half a cup of white vinegar and douse the spot with it, leaving it to soak for a few minutes in order to kill bacteria. Once this spot has dried, sprinkle it with baking soda and leave it for 30 minutes to an hour so that the baking soda will soak up any bad smells before vacuuming.