fbpx
Home » Guides and How Tos » Cleaning tips: Clean carpet easily with vinegar and baking soda

Cleaning tips: Clean carpet easily with vinegar and baking soda

Last Updated on

Products recommended in this post contain affiliate links. If you buy something through our posts, we may receive a commission at no extra charge to you. Prices and inventory are accurate as of time of publication.

There are many instances that you might need a DIY cleaning solution to clean your floor, carpets..such as


  • You are having a small baby and you are afraid of using toxic chemicals
  • You are in an emergency that you need to tackle the spots and stains immediately
  • You want to experience the cleaning efficiency of DIY cleaning solution and compare to commercial products

So, if this is your case, you can grab several items available in your kitchen, following our tips below


Notice

If this is the first time you make DIY cleaning formula, should you try on a hidden corner of the carpet, to avoid any damage possible because some types of carpet prefer special care products (for instance: wool carpet).

Vinegar

vinegar

Vinegar is one of the most popular substance that have many functions, and of the best part is that it is very useful to use vinegar for cleaning carpet, dirt and stains.

The vinegar is capable because it contains organic acid (weak acetic acid, gives vinegar the sour taste) that can clean the dirt, stain and grease quite well.

How to use vinegar to clean the carpet?

By hand

  • Add 3-4 cup of vinegar to a bucket of water ( with 1-2 liters of water)
  • First, vacuum the whole carpet both sides to remove dirt and dust
  • Second, scrub the carpet with the above solution. If there are spots and stains, use vinegar+ shampoo solution to have a better cleaning effect
  • Rinse the carpet with water

By using a carpet cleaner

  • Instead of using the cleaning detergent, now you can add 3-4 cups of vinegar in replace of cleaning solution. After cleaning, you may need to dry the carpet by a fan because it will have vinegar odor.

Baking Soda

baking-soda

Baking soda is another wonderful carpet cleaning substance that you can use ideally for spot removal. If your carpet has some spot stains, you can make the baking soda solution for initial spot cleaning..

Mix a part of dry baking soda powder with vinegar to form a thick liquid, then add a bit of warm water to create a thick mixture. You can use the toothpaste to clean the spot now.

10bestcarpetcleaners.com


You may love to read

Top Editor's Choice on Baking Soda And Vinegar

SaleBestseller No. 1
Arm & Hammer Pure Baking Soda, 5 lb
America's #1 trusted Baking Soda brand; Versatile, effective and affordable solution for over 170 years
SaleBestseller No. 2
501 Amazing Uses for Salt, Vinegar, Baking Soda, Olive Oil and Lemons
Westdale, Laura M. (Author); English (Publication Language); 208 Pages - 05/01/2014 (Publication Date) - Thunder Bay Press (Publisher)
SaleBestseller No. 3
Sodium Bicarbonate (Baking Soda) (2 lb.) by Pure Organic Ingredients,...
FOOD AND USP GRADE, HIGHEST QUALITY PRODUCT, ECO-FRIENDLY PACKAGING.; COOKING, BAKING, AND CLEANING.
Bestseller No. 4
Arm & Hammer Baking Soda, Fridge-N-Freezer Pack, Odor Absorber, 14oz (Pack...
3 Boxes, each box 14oz; Always use 2, 1 for fridge, 1 for freezer.; The standard of purity. Exposes twice the amount of Baking Soda in a spill-proof package.
Bestseller No. 5
ARM & HAMMER Baking Soda, 13.5 Pound
A natural and gentle cleaner; Resealable pouch; No harsh chemicals; enviromentally sensible
Bestseller No. 6
Sodium Bicarbonate (Baking Soda) (5 lb.) by Pure Organic Ingredients,...
FOOD AND USP GRADE, HIGHEST QUALITY PRODUCT, ECO-FRIENDLY PACKAGING.; COOKING, BAKING, AND CLEANING.
Bestseller No. 7
Arm & Hammer Fridge Fresh Refrigerator Air Filter (Pack of 4)
100% baking soda; Place it virtually anywhere; Eliminates odors so foods taste fresher longer
Bestseller No. 8
Arm and Hammer Pure Baking Soda Shaker 12 ounce(3)
Shake things up all over your house; Ideal for high moisture areas like kitchen; Easy to use
Bestseller No. 9
Arm & Hammer Baking Soda, 15 Pound (2 Pack)
Natural and gentle pure baking soda; Absorbs and eliminates odors; Environmentally sensible
Bestseller No. 10
Milliard 10lbs Baking Soda / Sodium Bicarbonate USP - 10 Pound Bulk...
Made from anhydrous pure powdered sodium bicarbonate with no additives or preservatives.

Subscribe to Our Newsletter!

Join our mailing list to receive the cleaning tips and the latest products updates.