A carpet or a rug gets dirty very quickly. It is not surprising to find dust, stains and pet’s hair on them, since they are the dirtiest objects in the house. We therefore propose a surprising method to easily clean your carpets and rugs. It is certain that you will adopt this method in your daily cleaning!

Why clean my carpet or my rug?

First, it is important to know that cleaning your carpet/rug is not only a matter of aesthetics or hygiene. In fact, your carpet or rug can contain various dirt, but also mold and mildew. The dirt embedded in the carpet or rug then spreads into the air of our environment. It is problematic, since it can cause respiratory and even digestive problems. Therefore, it is important to pay close attention to the cleaning of carpets and rugs.

Carpet and rug maintenance

Here are the essentials for the maintenance of your carpets and rugs:

  • To begin with, the first essential is to vacuum your carpets and rugs regularly, to remove as much dirt as possible that is embedded in the fibers.
  • In addition, place your carpets and rugs in the shade so that the sun does not damage the fibers and the color of the fabrics.
  • Also, avoid eating on your carpets and rugs so as not to leave any food on them.
  • Clean stains as they occur and use products that will remove the dirt while preserving the carpet or rug fibers.
  • Have a personalized maintenance plan that meets your needs to maximize the life of your carpet or rug.

Baking soda, a magic ingredient

There are many ways to clean your carpets and rugs. The one recommended here requires only two ingredients: baking soda and a few drops of the essential oil of your choice. You will also need a brush and a vacuum cleaner.

Steps to follow:

  1. Brush the carpet or rug with the brush to remove as much of the solid residue embedded in the fibers of the fabric as possible.
  2. Mix baking soda with a few drops of essential oil to form a paste.
  3. Spread the paste on the carpet or rug and let it work for a few minutes.
  4. Remove the paste with a vacuum cleaner.

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