How to Make Natural Carpet Cleaner

If you have kids or pets then you likely have carpet stains. The dilemma is finding an effective carpet cleaner that is safe for children and pets.  There are many effective carpet cleaners on the market but they can contain toxic or harsh chemicals.  

The good news is that you can make your own carpet spot cleaner that is quick, safe and effective.  Simply follow this DIY recipe to make carpet cleaner. 

Natural Carpet Cleaner

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup of Borax
  • 1/4 cup of Salt
  • 1/3 cup of Vinegar

Directions

  • Mix the ingredients in a small bowl and make a paste
  • Blot the stain (if wet) and pick up any debris
  • Using a cloth, rub the paste into stained area of the carpet
  • Let the paste sit for a few hours until it dries
  • Vacuum up the dried paste
  • Wipe up any remaining remnants with a wet rag

DIY TIP:Test the carpet spot cleaner recipe first in hidden or discrete location to ensure it works well for your carpet type and color.

 **If you are wanting to clean the entire carpet, not just spot clean we recommend using a steam cleaning system with no chemicals.** 

How to Make Natural Carpet Cleaner

Natural Carpet Cleaner
 
Remove stubborn carpet stains with this all natural carpet cleaner!
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Ingredients
  • ¼ cup salt
  • ¼ cup borax
  • ⅓ cup white vinegar
Instructions
  1. Mix ingredients into a small bowl to make a paste
  2. Blot stain (if wet) and pick up any debris before applying the paste
  3. Rub the paste into the carpet on the stained area
  4. Let the paste sit for a few hours until it dries
  5. Vacuum up
  6. If any remnants of the stain remain scrub the stained area with wet rag .
  7. Let the area dry and vacuum one last time.