Easy Tricks for Carpet Cleaning

Carpet cleaning is a task that should not be neglected. The best time to clean your carpet thoroughly is during the spring cleaning when we freshen up our homes. A clean carpet contributes a lot to the fresh look of a house. If you want the spring cleaning to be done properly, you should not skip the carpet cleaning. Do not worry if you dont have time to take care of your carpets and rugs, there are many reliable cleaning services, including carpet cleaning Clapham, that will do the job for you. Still, if you are going to clean the rugs on your own, then you can follow these simple cleaning tricks on how to freshen a carpet.

  1. Apply baking soda all over your carpet and allow it to sit at least an hour. It helps to restore your carpet fresh smell and appearance.
  2. After you have waited enough time, use a vacuum cleaner to remove the baking soda.
  3. Make a carpet cleaning solution prepared by the following ingredients:
  • 8-cups water
  • 3/4-cup baking soda
  • 1/2-cup white vinegar
  • 3/4-cup ammonia
  • 7 or more drops of essential oil

Mix the products well and pour the mixture into a spray bottle and a plastic laundry detergent.

  1. Test a small, hidden area of your carpet to make sure that the carpet cleaning solution won’t harm your carpet. Spray the stained areas with the solution, then use a cloth to rub and blot the area.
  2. For heavily stained areas, use the solution to saturate these areas before using the carpet cleaning machine.
  3. Pour your cleaning solution into the machine’s reservoir by following the manufacturer’s instruction. Use the cleaning machine to deep clean your entire carpet.
  4. If there is any dirt residue left, repeat step 6 until your entire carpet is refreshed.

If there is a stain that you cannot handle, call Clapham cleaners for advices or hire them to take care of the entire carpet. After they finish, your carpet will look as good as new.


June 14, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Cleaning

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