Are you tired of fighting stains on your carpet?
Spills, drops, accidents… you name it.
Here are top 3 carpet cleaning tips from cleaning pros
1. BAKING SODA EFFECT
Yes, regular baking soda is the magical substance here.
• Best way is to sprinkle the powder over the stain and leave it for at least 3 hours or overnight for best results. Then just vacuum the spot and the dirt will be gone. Baking soda gently works over your carpet as it softens the stain and moreover it eliminates bad odours.
• For worst stains use a cleaning cloth to carefully scrub the carpet spot with just a little amount of warm water. Then put a thin layer of baking soda on the spot and leave it to dry. Vacuum the area afterwards.
• Bicarbonate of Soda is always good to just refresh your carpet and eliminate odors.
Do the soda sprinkling procedure every month or two (sprinkle, leave overnight then vacuum). It will keep your carpet cleaner and fresh. Also add some baking soda into the vacuum cleaner bag. Best carpet cleaning practices show that it is an efficient way to keep your carpet fresh and clean. Besides, it will fight off all undesired odors.
If your case is fighting off pet accidents, the answer is baking soda again. It will remove not only the dirt from your carpet but will keep all bad odours away. If you wish to also add some nice fragrance to your carpet cleaning ritual, make a mixture of baking soda, a handful of dried aroma herbs and a few drops of pot Pourri oil. Sprinkle the carpet with your aromatic mixture and let it sit for 30 minutes. Then just vacuum it and that is all. You will have a clean refreshed sweet smelling carpet.
2. DISHWASHING DETERGENT POWER
Greasy stains? No worries. Just a small amount of your dishwashing detergent will do the job. The degreasing agent will work the same way on your carpet as it does on your dishes. It will remove the grease with its degreasing strong power.
Just spray little amount of the detergent on the greasy spot and leave it for 20 minutes. Then blot the spot up.
3. SHAVING CREAM EFFECT
Cleaning experts share that regular shaving cream has a remarkable effect in carpets cleaning. Shaving cream may take off almost every kind of stain. All you have to do is to put some amount on the stain and leave it for 20 minutes. Then use a dry cloth (make sure the cloth is white!) to blot. You have to do just one final step and you are ready. Spray the spot with a mixture of equal parts vinegar and water. Let it set for 5 minutes. Using a new cloth wipe away this solution.