Carpets continue to be the most utilized flooring material in most office spaces, buildings, and commercial establishments. And this is not some front-page story. Carpets offer a cost-effective alternative to hardwood floors, provide a safer, more soundproof option, and generally upgrade the professional appearance of your space. This is why carpets have remained the go-to flooring material for the longest time.
However, carpets, being made of fiber and all, can be tough to clean especially when stubborn dirt, coffee spills, and other stains come to the picture. Furthermore, the longer that these carpets remain untreated and uncleaned, the tougher it is to get those nasty stains out of the picture. Your common cleaning agent might not be able to do the work.
The number one rule when it comes to dealing with carpet stains is to understand what kind of fiber your carpet is made of. Different fibers call for different solutions, and therefore, different cleaning agents. What may work for one type of carpet may actually ruin another type, so identifying what your carpet is made of is critical to achieving good cleaning conditions afterward.
Furthermore, different stain culprits and nasties may also require different treatments so that is also something that you need to consider.
So how should you go about the whole carpet stain cleaning process? Here is the lowdown on how to remove carpet stains.
Below, we have compiled a list of homemade solutions on how to treat various carpet stains. Since most of these cleaning agents are DIY, you can easily whip a cleaning solution to immediately treat sudden carpet stains.
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Get a clean white cloth and dip it into the solution of your choice. Use this to get rid of the stains on your carpet. Avoid pouring the solutions directly on your carpet as it can cause even the slightest of damage.
Once you have created your solutions, you can put them in spray bottles and use them to produce a light mist that you can spray directly to the stain. For the solvent solution, use a white cloth dipped into it to treat the stains instead of putting the solution into a spray bottle.
Stains are commonly caused by food and drink spills, particularly ketchup, coffee, tea, chocolate, beer, milk, tomato sauce, juice, soda, and fruits like berries. Below is a quick instruction on how to work on this food and drink stains.
Spray the coffee, beer, tea, ketchup, and tomato sauce stains using the solutions in this order:
Make sure to blot the carpet dry using a white cloth as an interval between sprays. You may repeat the process until the stain is gone.
For stains caused by chocolates, berries, wine, juice, soda, and milk, follow the steps stated above but spray an ammonia solution first before the vinegar solution and then carry on with the rest of the instructions.
Cleaning urine and dog poop in your carpet may seem like a hard task, but it is not. It is just like dealing with food and drink stains. Follow the steps in that section when dealing with stains caused by pet dirt.
For pet stains on natural-fiber carpets, follow the following simple steps:
The steps are basically a repeated process done until you see the stain lightening or gradually become unnoticeable from your carpet. It can be a lot of work if you think about it, but if the stain is just small and you are able to work on the stain immediately before it dries up on the carpet, these solutions will do a fine job on your carpet.
The best option here, however, is still to get the help of professional cleaning companies that could easily get the job done. More than the tools and the equipment, they have the knowledge and expertise on how to effectively deal with the most stubborn of carpet dirt and stains using deep cleaning methods. They also follow certain safety measures to ensure that the cleaning process and treatment go smoothly and that any additional concern is prevented. Furthermore, at the end of the day, you can be sure that your carpet will be coming out looking good as new and smelling as fresh.
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