How do you clean carpet like a professional?


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For a carpet mess, like a food spill, pick up any solid debris left on the floor. Then, combine equal amounts of distilled white vinegar and hot water with a squirt of dish soap in a spray bottle. Slightly dampen the mess without over-saturating the spot, and blot away the excess to erase every sign of it.

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Simply so, how do you clean really good carpet?

In a bowl or small bucket, mix one part white vinegar with three parts water. Dip the bristles of the scrub brush into the solution and rub them into the carpet. Massage them into the fibers well (without fully saturating the carpet) and follow up with a cloth to help blot excess moisture.

Likewise, people ask, what do the pros use to clean carpet? For the pros, there are two effective types of carpet cleaning:

  1. Identify carpet cleaners with certification from a professional organization.
  2. Check with your carpet’s manufacturer for suggested forms of treatment.

Then, how can I deep clean my carpet myself?

Mix 1/4 cup salt, 1/4 cup borax and 1/4 cup vinegar, then apply this paste to deep stains or heavily soiled sections of carpet. Allow the paste to sit on the carpet for several hours until it dries completely, then vacuum it away.

How do you clean dirty carpet by hand?

To do this with natural tools by hand, use ammonia.

  1. Dilute 2 table teaspoonful of ammonia in 1l of water.
  2. Get a soft carpet brush (you can opt for hairbrush) to use in refreshing your carpet.
  3. Apply and scrub your solution on your carpet.
  4. Finally, wipe your carpet and let it dry at room temperature.

How do you make old carpet look new?

Simply sprinkle baking soda over the carpet and let it sit for a few hours. Then, vacuum all of the baking powder up and the smell should go away with it!

How often should carpet be shampooed?

To keep your carpet looking and performing at its best, The Carpet and Rug Institute recommends having your carpet professionally deep-cleaned every 12 to 18 months.

Does baking soda clean carpet?

TLDR: Baking soda can be used to clean carpet because it is a powerful alkaline solution that when combined with acid produces dioxide gases. These oxidized gases are highly effective at removing stains from carpet and other materials with ease.


Hi, my name is Andres. Over the last 25 years, I’ve had the privilege of helping thousands of my friends and neighbors get the most sparkling carpets and rugs they’ve ever seen. In fact, many tell me they love taking their shoes off and rubbing their toes in the soft, fluffy carpet after they get the most thorough cleaning ever! They told me they wanted more… and I’m giving it to them!

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