4 Secrets to clean the carpet at home - Women Tips

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There are many methods for cleaning carpets. But care is needed at the time to sanitize this item because depending on their material, it can be damaged permanently.

"People tend to scrub the carpets vigorously and use brooms and brushes with stiff bristles, thus, the wires of carpets fall apart." Explains Walid Abdouni, owner of Kyowa Tapestry of Santos, in São Paulo.

Hiring a professional cleaning service is always guaranteed that nothing wrong happens to your carpet, but you can save money and have some personal satisfaction by making cleaning using methods and products that some experts maintain as closely guarded secrets.

The secret procedures carpet cleaning usually involve some household items low cost, which are already used to clean the house, and without expensive chemicals. Unlock following these four secrets:

1 - Forget the commercial cleaners

No need to rush to a store and buy expensive specific products for cleaning carpets. Most people have a few simple elements that can clean the carpet with extreme efficiency. Sodium bicarbonate, vinegar and mild liquid soap are examples of cleaners and disinfectants mats. Avoid using chemicals to clean the carpet helps both you - that will save; your family - you will not feel strong odors; and the environment - it is more sustainable.

2 - Make your stain remover

Over time, the carpets usually develop spots. Adults, children and pets contribute to the carpet dirty. Fortunately, the stains can be removed with a homemade solution is made by mixing one liter of cold water and 1/4 cup of liquid. A mixer helps to mix the contents, as it helps to create foam.

To clean with household solution using a soft brush and gently rub the foam on the stained carpet fibers in circular motion. After removal of the stain, the area should be cleaned with a damp cloth and dried with a hair dryer.

3 - Vinegar is your friend

Vinegar is a natural disinfectant and neutralizer. It can be used to clean a variety of surfaces, including carpet. Vinegar can kill germs develop between the carpet fibers as well as neutralize the acidity of pet urine while eliminating unpleasant odors.

Keep a clean spray bottle full of vinegar undiluted and use whenever your pet do "number one" on your carpet. In these cases, try to absorb as much urine the fibers by pressing the mat with several paper towels, and when no more urine to be absorbed, spray vinegar and allow to dry.

4 - Dry Dry homemade

To make the home dry cleaning, mix equal parts of corn starch and sodium bicarbonate. Add some spice or fragrant dried leaves, such as cinnamon, clove and lavender. Mix the contents thoroughly and sprinkle the powder all over the carpet.

The cornstarch and sodium bicarbonate help to pull dirt from the fibers, while the spices and leaves fill the mat with a pleasant aroma. After 30 minutes, remove the dust with a vacuum cleaner.