CARPET cleaning recipes...
Fill a spray bottle with hydrogen peroxide and 1/2 handful of baking soda. Shake it up and spray on carpet stains, upholstery stains, and clothing stains. pinner said, "I've used it for years and it works better than anything else."
Another Pinner said : The Only Spot Remover You'll Ever Need. ONE PART (the old DAWN) DAWN DISHWASHING LIQUID, mixed with two parts HYDROGEN PEROXIDE. That's it! use the “recipe” PLUS add some baking soda for the extra scrubbing element if needed. (Use a small laundry brush to work the whole concoction into the stain for a few minutes. After that I walk away for an hour or so and then launder as usual.
The only SPOT REMOVER you'll ever need ~ Mix one part Dawn dishwashing liquid with two parts hydrogen peroxide; pour or spray it directly on the stain, and watch it disappear like MAGIC.... hmmm , worth a try!
There should be no need for you to call out a carpet cleaner for simple everyday accidental spills if you act quickly. Sometimes blotting is all you need to do, it really can be that easy. Some stains will need more patience than others and as long as you can remove a portion of the stain with each application of cleaning solution just keep repeating until no more transfers from the carpet to your absorbent material.
Pour 2 gallons of water in a bucket. Add a cup of white vinegar to the water and stir well to combine. Pour the solution into the designated receptacle on the Hoover Steam Vac and use the steam cleaner as usual.
Mix equal parts white vinegar and warm water with a few drops of your favorite essential oil—lemongrass and eucalyptus are great options—and use the solution in any rented or purchased home steam cleaner. The vinegar helps lift stains and is a natural antibacterial agent and the essential oils deodorize your carpets naturally.
How to Make Your Own Carpet Cleaner 1. Sprinkle cornstarch or baking soda on the stain and let sit for 10 minutes, then vacuum 2. Mix one tablespoon clear dish washing liquid and one tablespoon of white vinegar with two cups of warm water 3. Sponge the stain with the solution with a white cloth 4. Sponge off with cold water and blot dry
Carpet Cleaners Make Carpets Dirtier! After leaning the room with the rug cleaning solution clean it again with a vinegar water solution. Rent a shampoo machine that cleans with water. Mix about a cup vinegar per gallon of water and clean according to directions. The vinegar pulls out the old shampoo soap and cleans the carpet. I HAVE to try this!
Homemade Carpet Shampoo 1/4 cup vinegar 1/4 cup liquid homemade laundry soap (can use other liquid soap) 1 gallon water Check the machine first and make sure it doesn't require a special shampoo. Mix together and add to carpet cleaning machine. Shampoo carpets as usual. This solution can also be added to a spray bottle and used for spot treatment.
1. Scrape up the liquid 2. Sprinkle baking soda or cornstarch on stain to let absorb for 10 minutes and then vacuum. 3. Mix one tablespoon clear dishwashing liquid and one tablespoon white vinegar with two cups of warm water. 4. Using a white cloth, sponge the stain with the detergent/vinegar solution and blot until all the liquid is absorbed. 5. Sponge off with cold water and blot dry.
homemade carpet cleaners: Recipe 1 For Carpet Cleaning Machine Ingredients: •1/2 cup vinegar •1 gallon warm water Directions: Place this solution in the carpet cleaning machine and then use the manufacturer's directions for cleaning the carpet. Recipe 2 For Carpet Cleaning Machine Ingredients: •1/2 cup baking soda •1 gallon warm water