Carpets are the most common types of rugs, so it is very important to know how to clean the carpet. Carpets are very resistant, and most of them are designed to be used for a long time, including high traffic areas – hallways, kitchens, living rooms. The risk that they will get dirty and stained is very high so you need to know how to clean the carpet, quite thoroughly.
How to clean the carpet after domestic accidents
First you need to act immediately there appears a spot regardless of its type. If the stain comes from a liquid, the first step is to use highly absorbent towels to absorb as much of the liquid.
Use paper towels and dab the area several times, always with a new napkin again. Toilet paper it is also very good. Dab the place, do not rub, and press with more power on the stained are.
The second step is to pour the mineral water on the stain, then soak it with towels.
Greasy stains can be cleaned with shower gel or soap dish. Prepare a concentrated solution of baking soda and water with detergent, pour on the stain and then follow the directions above. Repeat until the place is clean.
Dust trails are vacuumed without directly touching the surface to not spread the misery. The mud is cleaned after it gets dried, vacuum and then with mineral water.
If you want to clean your carpet keep in mind that white vinegar is an excellent natural detergent. Use a solution prepared from one part vinegar and two parts water.
If you want to clean up an old carpet of resistant traces, simply mix a tablespoon of ammonia powder with a small cup of mineral water. The solution is applied to the stained area, leave to act and then wipe through dabbing. On synthetic carpet yarn, and only on these one, you can also use diluted chlorine: one part chlorine – three parts water.
Grease and wax stains clean thoroughly with … iron. Put on the spot several layers of absorbent paper towels and then iron them with a hot iron to maximum. The stain is “transferred” on paper.
If you want to thoroughly clean all carpeting start by removing all old and stubborn stains. Vacuum several times then rub the carpet with a concentrated solution of water and dishwashing detergent or shampoo.
Add vinegar or lemon juice solution. Ideal formula: one part detergent, two parts water and juice of one lemon or some vinegar.
Use a sponge soaked in the cleaning solution (but well drained) on the carpet and rub in a circular motion. Clean foam formed immediately with clean towels. Ventilate well the room and leave the windows open at least 12 hours after this operation. Vacuum again at the end to pull all the particles that have been brought to the surface by cleaning.