The carpet cleaning solution we recommend more often than any other can’t be found in the cleaning aisle of your local store.
It’s not bleach or a white, powdery substance and its bottle doesn’t contain a spray nozzle (although maybe it should!). And, even better, it’s much cheaper than all of those products too
That’s right. In our opinion, vinegar is the best way to clean carpet without chemicals or soap.
Outside of hiring a professional Waukesha carpet cleaner, vinegar removes most carpet stains better than almost any other liquid or store-bought cleaning product.
So, why is vinegar such a powerful cleaning agent?
Cleaning with Vinegar
Here are some of the cleaning advantages of vinegar compared to pungent chemicals and detergents:
Vinegar is a mild, biodegradable organic acid that is non-toxic and safe for families and their pets. While vinegar does have a distinct smell, its odor is harmless and much less pungent than chemical cleaning products. For green cleaning, vinegar is a great choice.
And, for cost-conscious cleaners, vinegar is much cheaper than store-bought cleaning chemicals and products and will last much longer too!
Carpet Stain Removal
Waukesha Carpet Cleaning blog often recommends using vinegar for carpet stain removal, including chocolate carpet stains, red wine stains and a variety of liquid-based stains. Visit our Spot Removal Guide for the full list of stains you can clean with vinegar.
Cleaning carpet with vinegar is a simple process. Once you have blotted a carpet stain with a damp white cloth, you can then create a cleaning solution of half water and half vinegar and saturate the stain with the solution.
In fact, it might not be a bad idea to take an empty spray bottle and fill it with the vinegar solution so that you already have it on hand and can react to carpet stains quickly.
Unlike soap or chemicals, the vinegar cleaning solution won’t create any residue within your carpet. Rinse the area with water once complete and dry it with another white cloth as soon as you’re finished. This process should remove all traces of the vinegar from your carpet.