A Chemical Free Way To Get Carpet Stains Out
When it comes to cleaning carpet stains not everything works. It often comes down to what the carpet stain is from, and if you don't know it can take a lot of experimenting to figure out what works best. There might be times when you feel that your only option is to replace the whole carpet and not everyone can or wants to take this pricey step. This house cleaning tip for carpet cleaning stains is simple to do and can save you loads of money. All it takes is an iron and a clean towel, its that easy and may help you avoid having to hire a carpet cleaning service. Completely wet a tea towel and wring out any excess water. Then fold the towel with at least two to three folds. Use a towel that won't bleed color. To start, turn your iron onto high heat and press it onto the towel. Make sure to use a towel that won't bleed onto the carpet and make sure to press the iron onto the stain using steam to release the stain up to the surface of the carpet. Repeat this process if necessary.
For future, you will want to try and clean carpet stains as soon as they happen. And for the stains, you catch right away while they are still wet things such as wine or ketchup you can help remove the stain by immediately sprinkling some baking soda directly on the stain. Baking soda works great at removing wet stains as it will soak up all the moisture than you can vacuum it up later. To treat stains instantly you can try using some straight white vinegar on the carpet stain, then gently clean with a cloth and try to get out as much of the culprit as possible. Then sprinkle some baking soda to finish the job. You can also put some essential oil drops into the baking soda to get the house smelling fresh and clean. Try using some lavender or orange essential oils. You can make your baking soda carpet cleaner in a jar that has a sprinkle top (try using an old spice jar that has been cleaned out with holes large enough for the mixture to be sprinkled onto carpet). This mixture is inexpensive to use and safe to use around your family and pets.
Another all natural carpet cleaning idea for carpet stains uses hydrogen peroxide, some white vinegar, and a spray bottle. For the mixture use a bit more hydrogen peroxide as opposed to the white vinegar. Once mixed spray the carpet cleaning solution onto the carpet stain and let soak for a while. Then using a clean cloth soak up the stain. This carpet cleaning trick will get out things like coffee stains, messy kids spills and so much more. You can always repeat the process if it doesn't work the first time. This inexpensive carpet cleaning trick will save you from having to replace the whole carpet and avoid having to hire a carpet cleaning service. Other people swear by using baking soda and vinegar as a carpet cleaning trick to clean carpets. Start by sprinkling some baking soda on carpet followed by spraying on some vinegar then use a sponge to work on the stain and use a rug shampoo machine if you have use of one. Repeat if necessary.
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