DIY (Do It Yourself) Carpet Cleaning Solution

by Stephanie - March 24, 2018

DIY (Do It Yourself) Carpet Cleaning solution

Carpet cleaning items don’t have to be unnecessarily expensive to work effectively. In fact, we are going to show you right in this article how you can get them without having to buy them in a store. This article will show you how to make your steam cleaning and spot remover solutions, so you can enjoy clean carpets for less. Read on as we show you how.


Below are the few ingredients needed

  • baking soda
  • hydrogen peroxide
  • water
  • white vinegar

DIY Carpet Cleaning Solution

First, mix thoroughly the baking soda and white vinegar to form a paste. After that, use an old toothbrush or something similar to work the paste into the carpet stain. Then leave the paste to dry for some time, vacuum up the baking soda afterwards: The stain on your carpet should be gone by now. Magic! Right? Let’s explore more.

In a situation where you have tough stains such as chocolate or wine, then, make us of hydrogen peroxide alternatively. The application is also simple: all you need to do is to directly apply the hydrogen peroxide to the stain, then allow it to sit until it stops fizzing. After then, use a clean rag to wipe the area so as to lift the spot. However, if you face tougher stains, try to treat them reputedly before they have time to set for best results.

Steam cleaner Cleaning solution

We are going to be making use of the manufacturer’s cleaning instructions, so fill your steam cleaning machine with equal parts white vinegar and warm water, then apply as directed in the instruction.

The benefits of this method:

  • contain no synthetic fragrances to irritate allergies or pollute your indoor air
  • are effective stain removers
  • contain no harsh chemicals
  • cut down on the number of bottles you have to buy and store
  • are effective deodorizers
  • are effective sanitizers
  • are safe for use around pets and kids

Additionally, vinegar contains acetic acid that helps to neutralizes odors and dissolves stains—just what you need to clean carpets. They are also inexpensive compared to store-bought products, so you would save more.

Tips and Warnings

Just before you start applying any carpet cleaner to a large area; it’s very important you do a spot test in an inconspicuous area to test colorfastness. This is because even if you’re using a store-bought product, some rugs are likely to bleed when you wet them.

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