Your plush cream carpet is now sporting a nasty red stain and it's spreading by the second. Before you rush off to your cleaning cabinet and reach for the caustic commercial carpet cleaner, why not choose something home-made and green?
What do most commercial carpet cleaners contain?
caustic substances and solvents
What household product can generally be used on carpet stains?
How can you get rid of a crayon stain on your carpet?
Sprinkle it with salt, then wipe the salt away with undiluted vinegar.
Dip an old toothbrush in vinegar and scrub the spot.
Spray it with vinegar and let it sit for an hour.
How can you get rid of stubborn blobs of glue?
Rub it with a cut lemon until it comes off.
Scrape it off with a razor blade.
Sponge it with warmed vinegar.
What can be done with a greasy spill?
Sprinkle it with salt.
Sprinkle it with cornmeal.
Sprinkle it with baking soda.
What do the Four Cs stand for?
catsup, chocolate, coffee and cola
cream, catsup, chocolate and coffee
cheese, cream, chocolate, coffee
When cleaning Four C stains, what should the ratio of vinegar to water be?
What do you need to make sure to do when cleaning chocolate stains?
Use lemon juice and not vinegar.
Remove the baking soda after no longer than half an hour.
Blot the stain, don't rub it.
What is recommended to use to get mildew out of your carpets?