Because rain brings mud, it’s time to learn how to take care of rugs and carpets in your home. Here are some tips on how to clean and how to maintain your carper clean and as fluffy as new.
1. Chocolate stains
Did you eat chocolate, and you dropped down a bit and got stuck to the carpet fibers? Do not despair! Chocolate or cocoa stains can be quickly removed if you use special detergent diluted in warm water to clean the carpet. Once the stain is gone, dry the moistened place with hair dryer at the lowest temperature possible.
Does your carpet or rug seem dusty , the colors are faded and the their appearance look old? Use damp coarse salt. Put water in a bowl and sprinkle a few tablespoons of salt. Soak the brush in salt and rub all over the carpet. Then vacuum. If you do not want to use coarse salt, you can dissolve it in warm water.
3. Raw cabbage refreshes colors
Buy from the market a medium-sized cabbage and cut it in half. After vacuuming the carpet, rub it with the cabbage all over him, insisting on colorful areas.
4. The ink comes out with alcohol
Is your carpet stained with ink? You should start to absorb liquid by pressing, using a napkin. Carry this out until place remains dry. Pour a few drops of alcohol on the stain and rub the area with a clean brush.
5. Clean the wax with the iron
Did you stain the carpet with melted wax or chewing gum? Cleanse it using the iron. Firs step, is to eliminate as much as possible of the undesirable substance using a spatula or knife. Then put on the affected area a sheet of white paper and go over it with heated iron. Repeat until the stain disappears.
6. Vinegar removes dirt and smell
Food, drinks, sweets or mud stains can be cleaned using white vinegar. Besides stain removal, vinegar removes any trace of odor. Just vacuuming the carpet and then clean the affected area with a brush dipped in vinegar.