Using Laundry Detergent in Carpet Cleaning

IntroductionStains occur on carpets due to spills from anyone and any animal. Carpet cleaning is not a easy task if you don’t have the right materials with you, or if you don’t know what to use. A simple solution that you will learn in this article is that using laundry detergent is great with carpet cleaning. You will require just a carpet cleaner machine, laundry detergent, and water.

PreparationIn preparation for your carpet cleaning, you will have to mix the water and the laundry detergent at a ten to one ratio. if you use to much laundry detergent (which is extremely concentrated), it will be incredibly hard to wash off, it will create foam, and you risk the chance of damaging your carpet. Obviously, if you use too much water, you will won’t be able to fully clean your carpet properly. Therefore, you need ten parts of water to one part of laundry detergent. Just like washing clothes, you need a lot less laundry detergent than water. Once the mixture is complete, pour the mixture into you carpet cleaning machine; its best to follow their manual so that you don’t use too much or too little of the mixture.

ProcessUse the carpet cleaner as you would usually use it, or as you would usually use a vacuum cleaner. The motions should be the same. Once you start with the cleaning, there should be no foam or bubble created from cleaning your carpet. If there are, then you must have mixed the cleaning material incorrectly; therefore, review the instruction in creating the mixture and redo it. By the time you are done, the stain should be removed (if there was one) and the carpet should smell extremely nice. After the carpet cleaning, vacuum the cleaned area so that it will dry.

ConclusionUsing laundry detergent for carpet cleaning is actually quite easy, and it can be completed as long as you follow the recipe for the mixture and the process for the cleaning. Never use to much laundry detergent as it is concentrated, and by following this method, you now have a cheap and quick way of cleaning your carpet.

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