Carpeting is a warm, cosy flooring option used throughout many homes. It can come in a variety of lengths, but since carpeting is made of fibres, dirt and soil collect and absorb into the carpet constantly. There are a few carpet powders and sprays that deodorise carpeting, but you often need a cleaning and disinfecting solution. Instead of paying high prices for retail products, clean your carpet with baking soda and vinegar.
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Things you need
- Baking soda
- Vacuum cleaner
- Spray bottle
Fill a spray bottle with an equal mix of warm water and white vinegar.
Spray the solution over your carpeting, and allow to air dry. The vinegar is a natural disinfectant that will kill bacteria and odour.
Cover your carpeting with a light coating of baking soda after the vinegar solution dries, and let sit for 30 minutes. The baking soda is a natural cleaning and deodorising element and also absorbs moisture in the carpet fibres.
Vacuum your carpet after 30 minutes to collect the baking soda as well as any loose dirt.
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