Carpet Cleaning Solution?

iVillage Member
Registered: 08-13-2007
Carpet Cleaning Solution?
Thu, 04-04-2013 - 10:36am

Has anyone here ever made a homemade carpet cleaning solution?  I'm looking for something I can use in my carpet cleaner and I hate spending money on the ones at the store (and is it just me, or are they super expensive??).  Anyway, if you've made one before, can you tell me your experience and what you used? Thanks so much!


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Registered: 11-22-1998
Sun, 04-07-2013 - 3:14am
I have had great luck throwing a cup or two of white vinegar in there and filling it up with hot water. It only smells like vinegar until it is dry. I have a teen, a toddler, two indoor dogs, a bird and an outdoor cat that doesn't always know she is outdoor. So my traffic areas need to be cleaned often. It works really well for us.

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