How to Make Your Own Carpet Cleaner

Stains are not unusual sight on carpets, especially when the carpet is laid in high-traffic area. Dirt, dust and other debris can easily make a carpet to look old and dirty. Whether you need to remove a stain, or you want to clean the entire carpet, there is no need to hire professional cleaners. You can effectively clean your carpets by yourself using a simple homemade carpet cleaner. Make your own cleaning solution by using a few inexpensive household items.
Salt, Borax and Vinegar Carpet Cleaner
Make a cleaning paste by mixing equal parts of borax, salt and white vinegar in a proper sized container. Use a spoon to stir the ingredient until a homogeneous substance forms. Scoop some paste with the tip of a scrub brush and then scrub the stain. If the stained area is large, use a long-handled scrub brush so you don’t have to bend down to scrub. Allow the paste to work on the stain for about two hours and then vacuum it up.
Eucalyptus and Vinegar Solution
Fill a spray bottle with 2 teaspoons each of glycerin and eucalyptus, then add 2 tablespoons each of baking soda, white vinegar and rubbing alcohol. Close the bottle and shake it thoroughly to mix the ingredients. Spray the solution onto the stained area and scrub it into the stain using a scrub brush. You can use the mixture to clean the entire carpet surface the same way as you would clean a spot but it is advisable to scrub with a long-handled scrub brush to protect your back. Let the solution to dry completely and then vacuum the carpet to pick up any residue.
Spot Cleaning Foam
Use a mixer or an egg beater to create a foam substance by mix ¼ cup of vegetable oil-based liquid soap with 3 tablespoons of warm water. Dip a scrub brush into the foam solution and scrub any stained areas of your carpet. Pour water and blot up with dry cloth to rinse out any soap residue.
If you face troubles removing some stubborn stain, feel free to call cleaners Collier’s Wood and get some useful tips on how to deal with the stain. Also, if you need deep carpet cleaning, cleaners Collier’s Wood are professionals who can clean all your carpets on affordable price, so consider hiring them if you want to save time and efforts.


March 1, 2012 | Author: | Posted in Cleaning

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