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9 Carpet Cleaning Secrets Every Homeowner Should Know

When spills happen and they will, it’s best to know how to take care of them.

 

cleaning tipsHere we share with you 10 carpet cleaning secrets every homeowner should be aware and why.

1.Blot stains…don’t rub them. Common sense here, blotting is safer and does NOT distort the carpet fiber like rubbing. Be gentle.

2.Keep club soda handy. The carbonation in club soda helps remove beer and wine spots from your carpet. Get white towel add the club soda directly to the towel and blot up the spill.

3.Ice it. The coldness is fantastic for removing gum, sticky candy and gum-like substances.

4.Dishwasher detergent. A drop or two of detergent into a spray bottle along with water makes a great pretreat. Use it to remove greasy spills and spots.(use too much and you can cause problems)

5.Heat. And iron and white cloth come in handy when wax is the culprit in the spot or spill. Make sure the cloth is slightly damp and is placed on top of the spot or spill prior to using the iron. The heat of the iron will melt the wax and draw it into the cloth.

6.Hydrogen Peroxide. Those tough blood spots can be reversed with a little oxygen power by using store bought hydrogen peroxide. The spot will foam, then blot up.

7.Be green. Using eco-friendly cleaners can be safer for your pets and little ones, so keep a bottle around foo when spills occur.

8.Scrape it. Dried food and candy can be tough to remove, but by using the edge of a spoon you can scrape up the hardened substance without doing damage to the carpet fibers.

9.Deep Clean. When you just don’t know how to clean it or don’t have the time, call the professionals at All Clean at (440)975-9000

 

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