Carpet is making a comeback. While the last couple of decades have trended toward hardwood floors and travertine tiles, 2020 has seen a resurgence of wall-to-wall carpet in interior design. With bold designs and colors that have modernized an old standby, carpet has once again taken center stage. Whether you have wall-to-wall carpet or just a few rooms of it, keeping carpet clean and stain-free is always desirable. Of course, you can always call in a professional carpet cleaner, but it’s not that scary to tackle carpet dirt and stains on your own. You can save on professional cleaning services with these do-it-yourself carpet cleaning hacks.
Try a Lint Roller – Dirt, crumbs, pet hair, and spills like flour, rice, glitter, and other tiny particles can be pulled from the carpet with a good old lint roller.
Use a Squeegee – A damp squeegee will remove even stubborn pet hair from carpets.
Blot, Don’t Rub – Carefully and gently blot stains with your cleaning solution to keep them from spreading and soaking deeper into the fiber.
Deep Clean with DIY Cleaning Solutions – White vinegar, hydrogen peroxide, dish soap, and more can be used to safely and cost-effectively clean your carpet. Consider these eco-friendly solutions the next time you clean.
Bring the Heat – Carefully heating a stain with a blow dryer will help loosen the stain and make removal easier.
Shaving Cream – This budget-friendly solution is an excellent cleaning solution for small spaces and leaves carpet fresh and clean.
DIY Deodorizer – Keep carpets smelling clean by mixing Borax, baking soda, and a few drops of essential oil; sprinkle and vacuum after a few minutes. Whatever your opinion about carpet, it’s here to stay. Keep yours clean and long-lasting by using these carpet cleaning hacks in your home.
Author:Kirsten Walker Phone: 919-656-6268 Dated: September 18th 2020 Views: 48 About Kirsten: Kirsten Walker was born and raised in Cary, NC. Watching the area grow up and take off over the year...
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Kirsten Walker was born and raised in Cary, NC. Watching the area grow up and take off over the years has translated into a passion for helping her clients in the Triangle area find their perfect place to call home. Her deep roots in the area have given her the extensive knowledge, network connection, and levelheadedness to understand and serve her well in the real estate market.
Kirsten has the utmost respect for her clients, and seeks to empower buyers and sellers, translating the most up-to-date market information into winning strategies so they can feel confident in making these significant decisions. Sellers can equally rely on her expert guidance, taking the confusion and anxiety out of t he process. Offering transparency and a keen marketing sense, Kirsten will work vigorously to ensure a return on your investment.
Kirsten specializes in the thriving Triangle area of North Carolina and the surrounding communities. She enjoys all the little things that make a house a home with her husband, three kids, and three dogs. Her personal interests include spending quality time with friends and family and getting out to try new things around the community. Frequently forging lasting friendships from client relationships, Kirsten finds time spent one-on-one invaluable. Getting to know individual preferences and histories is key to her professional philosophy and client commitment.
Kirsten is an engaging, positive, proactive client advocate, who is humbled by the opportunity to serve the community. Her hardworking and encouraging personality show through immediately and her knowledge and dedication ensure your satisfaction.