Remove Carpet Stains With Household Cleaning Agents

Remove Carpet Stains With Household Cleaning Agents

Stains on the carpet are one thing we all do not want. But it seems like it is impossible to have ever stain-free carpet. You will have to deal with stains on the carpet all the time. Carpets are of different quality and need individual attention for its cleaning. Therefore it is not always possible to call in a professional to clean even the smallest stain on your carpet. Instead there are some home remedies which you can follow to achieve a stain free carpet.

• Vinegar and water solution: Make a solution of one part of vinegar and one part of water. Pour it on the stain and let the carpet absorb the solution. Then using a sponge try to rub on the stain in a circular motion. Rinse with warm water and place a white paper towel on it till it dries.

• Ammonia: Make a solution with a tablespoon of ammonia with half a cup of water and use a spray bottle to spray this solution onto the stain. Use a tissue or a paper towel to blot in the liquid. Remember not to wet the backing of the carpet.

• Detergent solution: Make a solution of half a tablespoon of hand or dish soap with quarter cup of water. Remember that your soap should not have any bleach. Spray this on the stain and use a paper towel to blot dry the wet area.

• Lemon Juice: Lemon juice makes a good stain removal agent. Store lemon juice (with no added ingredient) in a bottle. Spray this onto the stain. Do not wet the padding of the carpet. Use a paper towel to dry the wet area.

A professional cleaning is always recommended by the carpet maker at least in a year. So be it!