Carpet Cleaning Tips

Carpet Cleaning

It’s the time of year for home entertaining, which means spills are more likely to happen.

For quick and easy stain removal on carpet, try these common household ingredients.

Always spot-test cleaning solutions before using on visible areas.

  • Dip a cloth into a 50/50 solution of Windex® and warm water and wring out. Dab the cloth on the stain. Try to blot, not scrub, the stain away. Use a cloth dipped in cold water and blot up the Windex solution.

  • Denture cleansing tablets dissolved in water can remove stains from carpet and clothing. It may even work on old stains.

  • Apply isopropyl alcohol to a clean, white cloth and blot the stained area on your carpet to lift up the stain—do not rub. Once the stain is gone, vacuum to fluff up the area. Do not use alcohol on silk, wool, acetate, or rayon.

  • Use a 3:1 mixture of vinegar and water to remove almost any carpet stain. For pet urine, a 50/50 mixture of white vinegar and water takes smells out of carpets and furniture. No rinsing necessary!

  • Spray carpet stains with Scrubbing Bubbles® cleaning product. Allow it to set for a minute, and then wipe up with a damp cloth.

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