Despite your considerable efforts of cleaning the carpets, they easily become dirty over time with regular use.
Hiring a professional can at times be a costly affair. Then, in this case, what one should do?
Simple, know the easy DIY cleaning methods and the various household cleaning agents that can help you to maintain the beauty of your carpets beautifully.
Following is a list of some easy available natural agents to solve your problem:
Shaving cream: Have you ever thought that shaving cream in the house could be a great cleaning factor? I am sure you have not, but yes shaving cream is a right solution for the stains due to grease or any oily food substances, and also, for any spills of liquids.
Method: Blot the area of stain, and then pat it with a wet sponge. Apply shaving cream on the affected area and then wipe it with a damp cloth.
Borax: It is an eco-friendly cleaner that removes the stain effectively. Use it with baking soda, which is an excellent odour absorber, and freshener.
Method: Prepare a solution mixing the borax, baking soda, dried herbs and drops of essential oil. Apply this solution to the affected area then clean the stain with a damp cloth.
Vinegar: This is another natural, useful solution to your problem of stains on your carpets. It cleans the stains quickly without leaving the traces behind.
Method: Prepare a solution by mixing half part of vinegar with half part of water and few drops of essential oil. This solution can be applied to various stains due to chocolates, juices, and wine. Follow a mere process for this, damp the place with clean wet cloth, apply the solution on the affected area and then blot it.
Hydrogen peroxide: Hydrogen peroxide is bleach that makes use of oxygen molecules to break the bond between the dirt, bacteria and the area they are settled in. Adding lemon juice with this will make the solution more efficient by helping to remove the sticky elements that are stuck in and make it smell fresh.
Glycerine: Have you ever thought that the beauty agent could also be used to clean the carpets at your homes? It is a type of acid when in its purest form, making it good solvent and adsorbent.
Mixed with baking soda, which is an important agent when you want to get rid of the odor. Add essentials oils to the solution to make this cleaner more efficient.
Baby wipes: To blot the stains or spills from your carpet, use baby wipes. They can be trusted cleaning agents, as they quickly soak the spills and stains due to the moisture in them.
Salt: Salt is readily available and mostly used in our kitchens for various tasks. But, it can also, be a great cleanser for stains on your carpet.
So if you spill that red wine or messed up with the greasy food stains, salt can help you to get rid of them.
Method: If by chance you spill the red wine on your carpet, look if it is wet. Pour some white wine on it to dilute the color, clean the area with a damp cloth. Now, sprinkle some salt on it and leave it for some time. Later on, vacuum the entire area.
Did you just fall greasy food on your carpet, need not worry. Mix a little salt with alcohol and rub it nicely on the stain in the direction of its natural nab. And, the stain is gone!
Note: When implementing eco-friendly agents, always do a spot test so that it does not damage your carpet. Use appropriate quantities of prescribed elements as the overuse can spoil your carpets.
Keep the solutions (even if natural), away from the reach of your children and pets.
These tricks are tried and tested ones. They are easy to make and prove to be the best solutions to little problems that we encounter while cleaning the carpets.