Posted by Anelia Popova from CleaningSure
Carpets have an unusual charm. If a room does not have a carpet, it may look naked and empty, on the contrary if it has one, the rooms acquire distinct character and feel welcoming and warm. Even though carpets are quite a common decoration tool, they have their negative sides as well. They have plenty of negative environmental impacts, even if they are made of modern materials. Filthy carpets can really rotten the air quality of your home. That is way cleaning a carpet regularly is important, but not all cleaning methods are good for the carpet or the inhabitants of the household. That is why here follow some alternative methods aimed at cleaning and refreshing your carpet. They do not require highly toxic products which could harm you or ruin your carpet.
To create a homemade carpet freshener, here is what you should do. Take one cup of crushed, dried herbs, one teaspoon ground cloves, one teaspoon cinnamon and one teaspoon baking soda. Mix the ingredients and afterwards spread the mixture over the carpet. Allow it to remain there for a couple of minutes, and then vacuum the cleaning solution. Alternative recipes include:
- Mix one small box of baking soda with a few drops of potpourri oil. Sprinkle the mixture on the carpet, and wait for 20 minutes before vacuuming.
- Use one cup baking soda, one cup cornstarch and 15 drops oil fragrance. Apply on the carpet and leave for 10 to 20 minutes, afterwards vacuum. It is good to store the mixture in a sealed container.
Cleaning your carpet routinely via homemade eco remedies will increase the quality of your home air and will allow you to breathe easily.
Here is a tip on how you can create e deep cleaning solution, by using eco friendly products. Mix ¼ cup liquid soap vegetable oil based and three tablespoons of water. Stir the ingredients via egg beater in a big bowl. After the mixture is ready, rub the foam on the stained areas. When finished rinse with water, and make sure to dry properly the carpet.
CleaningSure are using only high quality and eco friendly carpet cleaning products