DIY Carpet Deodorizer Combine ingredients and store in air tight container. 1 cup Borax 1 cup baking soda 10 drops essential oils Sprinkle on carpet before vacuuming when they need a little smell pick me up.
DIY carpet stain remover. Sprinkle area with baking soda allow to set 10 min. Mix 1 TBSP clear dishwashing liquid with 1 TBSP white vinegar and 2 cups warm water. Put in spray bottle and spray area with solution then blot up liquid with a clean white towel. can use steamer on iron too!!!
Every couple of months sprinkle a mixture of baking soda and a tablespoon of your favorite fabric softener over your mattress, let it sit for an hour, and then vacuum it up. Gets rid of dust mites and freshens up the mattress. Keep that same mixture in a small mason jar with holes poked in the top in your linen or clothes closet to keep it smelling fresh! Many Baking Soda Tips!!!
Homemade Carpet Powder. I think I'm going to try this! Some comments mentioned If you add a cup of borax to this mixture it will kill any bugs that may be in your carpet! (fleas, etc!)Another said:I use nutmeg or clove ground with baking soda, and everyone can't find why my house smells so inviting and homey
Pinner says...."My carpets are so gross with 3 kids" carpet cleaner - Awesome! Should've done before/after pics, but I had 3 almost black stains on my off-white carpet and they came up beautifully! Had to do it twice, but they had been there a LONG time and were really ground in. 2cups hydrogen peroxide and 1/4 cup baking soda. Put in a spray bottle squirt- scrub- vacuum!