Learn How to Clean the Carpet

When getting our carpet dirt our first thought is to go to the nearest store and buy all types of chemical-based cleaning solutions that we see. This way you spend a lot of time and money and  it is unhealthy when having small children and pets, who can come into contact with. Now you have natural and toxic-free alternative to carpet cleaning solutions. For those with allergies and asthma who might be more sensitive to detergents used in conventional carpet cleaning products, white vinegar is the best choice. Follow the instruction bellow and you will see how easy you can renew your favourite carpet with home-made solution.

1. Before starting the cleaning you need to move out as much furniture as you can, or you may gather them together to the centre of the room.

2. The next step is to vacuum the area  thoroughly, vacuum from side to side and pay special attention to the edges.

3. After that you need to make the solution for your carpet cleaning machine. Pour into the reservoir a combination of one part hot water and one part white vinegar. For a fresh scent you may add from 15 to 20 drops of your favourite essential oil, per one litre solution.

4. You need to start the cleaning process from the farthest corner of the room, you should clean one section, at a time by saturating the fabric with the cleaner. Use the suction to remove as much of the dirt as you can. For the best results you should clean in straight, even the strokes.

5. In case the carpet is very dirty, you must repeat the cleaning, but this time, in the opposite direction.

6. Let the carpet to dry before returning the furniture, this way you will prevent mold and mildew from appearing under the furniture. Use fans and air conditioner to faster the drying process.

No matter how easy and healthy is this type of cleaning, most people prefer to hire a professional carpet cleaning London company to the the job for them. But do not forget that they use chemical solutions that can harm you and your family.


May 30, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Cleaning

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