How to Easily Wash and Dry Your Rugs without a Carpet Cleaner!
Carpeting is a great thing, but over time, rugs collect dust, debris, food, and other not-so-pretty things. This is especially true with kids in the house. Our kids are asthmatic, so the allergens that our rugs collect must be kept at bay. We have had a trusty carpet cleaner for the past six years, but after losing a filter cover we have had to find another way of keeping our rugs clean. So here is what you will need: dirty rug(s), laundry detergent, a water hose (spraying attachments are a…
How To Deep Green Clean Your Carpets
Over time spot cleaning just doesn’t do it. You turn around one day and your carpets are a shade darker than when you had them installed. Or, you do a great job spot cleaning only to reveal how dirty the rest of the carpeting really is. Here’s a way to get them green clean. Ingredients: Salt, borax and white vinegar. Equipment: A vacuum and a carpet steam cleaner, don’t worry, I explain why we need the heavy equipment below.
How To: Clean an Area Rug
For many of us, area rugs are a significant investment in decor. They warm up and add color to our rooms. They provide soft places for game playing, movie watching, and slumber partying. But in order for rugs to last for years, they need to be maintained. And a big part of that maintenance is […]