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Homemade carpet powder , also a reader wrote:According to a friend, 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.
carpet stain remover mixed one part Dawn (the blue one) with two parts vinegar in a small spray bottle I had stashed under my kitchen sink. I shook the bottle a bit to mix it up, then I gave the area a small spritz and blotted with a wet rag. After letting it dry, I vaccuumed the carpet and....SUCCESS! Stain gone
natural carpet freshener with essential oils, baking soda, and borax. Can use spices if don't have EOs