A few different ways to clean the carpets
It is well known fact, that the carpets collect a lot of dust and the stains that appear on them are pretty hard to clean. It is good to avoid treating your carpet with detergents, unsuitable for soft floor coverings.
However, if your carpet is damaged by stain on a certain area, avoid using detergents in order to avoid damaging the colours. Treat the stain as quickly as possible after its appearance with a clean, damp cotton cloth.
If you still prefer cleaning with detergents, then firstly make sure that they are suitable for different stains on the carpet.
In many cases, however, we can apply more conventional, non-professional cleansers.
For example, did you know that baking soda can remove red wine stains?
Baking soda is a mild and natural abrasive substance that cleans all surfaces without scratching them. It has one more advantage – it removes all bad odours.
What is the best way to freshen the carpet? Sprinkle it with baking soda and then vacuum in 20 minutes. To be perfectly fresh, baking soda could be mixed with essential oil, 1 cup baking soda with 15-20 drops of oil. This mixture, however, should stay at least several hours in a closed container so that the soda absorbs the oil.
How to clean the rug? If the weather is snowy, move the rug outside and cover it with snow using a broom. After ten minutes, sweep out the dirty snow. If necessary, repeat.
A good way to freshen the carpet is to wipe it with a cloth soaked in vinegar – pour out some vinegar in a bucket of water, soak a towel or cloth in the liquid, squeeze the cloth out, wipe the carpet and repeat.
With these easy to do tips you can have clean and fresh carpets and rugs at home. You can try them as frequently as you need, combine them or choose the most appropriate for the particular problem. In case you want deeper cleaning for your carpets, you can hire carpet cleaning company with special machines and professional detergents.
Anyway, share your own cleaning experience with us. What is the cleaning method you prefer most?