A carpet is floor covering textile, typically consisting of an upper layer of pile attached to a backing. The pile was traditionally made from wool but other fibers such as nylon, polyester and polypropylene are often used and these fabrics are less expensive than wool. The term carpet is applied to a floor covering that covers the entire house or room and carpet is used for different purposes as adding decoration or color to a room, reducing sound from walking and making a room more comfortable as a place to sit on the floor while playing or watching television. Usually small children like to play on the floor so if there is a carpet in your room then it should be neat and clean.
Cleanliness of carpet is the important thing and many people don’t know how to clean the carpet properly. Some people cover their carpet with a big fabric sheet in order to keep the carpet clean and by doing they become careless about cleaning the carpet. Here we will tell you that how can you clean your carpet by using different ways.
One of the best ways to clean the carpet is steam cleaning because steam cleaning reduces dust, removes dust and odors also from the carpet. The term steam cleaning distinguishes a water-based method of cleaning carpet from dry chemical compound methods. It is not only the steam that cleans the carpet, though it is the detergents applied with the machine which the steam activates. Steam cleaning or carpet shampooing does not required professional equipments, it is not a difficult task and you can do it yourself.
Carpet steamers are not vacuums, they are especially designed to wash and dry the carpet. You must thoroughly vacuumed your carpet before steam cleaning, remove the furniture, pick up all things like toys, books, floor lamps and all items on the floor. Use 1 table spoon of castile soap and hot water, fill the tank of your machine with this solution and start steam cleaning. You will be amaze by seeing the wonderful results because Castile soap is oil-based and all the darker spots on your carpet are also oil-based, usually come from city grimes from the bottom of your shoes. Castile soap is excellent to tackle these areas and stains from your carpet.
If you have not a Castile soap then use a household item to clean your carpet by steaming. Take vinegar in the equal amount of boiling water, vinegar has its own stain-fighting properties and removes all kinds’ stains and spots. Vinegar and water solution will lift away more dirt and grime and also deodorize your carpet. After steam-cleaning with vinegar, there is not a necessity to follow it with clean water.
To remove a stain from your carpet you can also use Windex spray, spray it on the stain and let the Windex sit at least five minutes. After five minutes, wipe away with cold and wet cloth or paper towel, you will surprise to see that stain is vanished from your carpet.