How to Keep Clean and Tidy Your Home Carpets?

Written by Posted On Tuesday, 17 February 2015 05:03


Undeniably carpets represent a huge chunk of our home furnishings. That is why if they look less that clean and tidy your home suffers and has a dirty feel. In order to avoid such unpleasant situations homeowners apply both conventional and unconventional methods to keep dirt and blemishes away. Unfortunately, most of the commercial products used are laden with harsh often toxic and dangerous to our health chemicals.

If you don't want to endanger your family, beloved pets and our planet switching to natural cleaning methods can help you. Do you know that you can upkeep your home good looks and clean environment with the help of a few homemade recipes? No need to use harsh chemicals to maintain carpets fresh, clean and smelling well.


Yes, vacuuming is probably the best way to keep your carpet clean in between annual deep cleanings. Although vacuum cleaners extract surface dirt and dust, it's enough to prevent enormous amount of unwanted soil to accumulate. Some people suggest that daily vacuuming is best. However, not many people have so much free time to devote to carpet cleaning. So, once or twice a week will be just fine. But what you can do is to get a powerful vacuum cleaner instead of opting for a cheaper one.

It's definitively worth buying a vacuum machine with high suction power knowing it'll help you prolong your carpets useful life and improve your home interior significantly.

Spot Cleaning

Well, it is not a question of if but when a spot will appear on your home carpet. No matter how careful we are spilling is part of our home life. Kids, guests and pets are the usual suspects leaving us holding the bag. Disappointing as it might be, it doesn't mean it's the end of the world. On the contrary, spills can be treated effectively without leaving permanent staining. All you need is to act immediately. Just pick it up if it's a solid spill or soak it for a liquid one. Then use a various number of natural cleaners like salt, vinegar or baking soda depending on the origin of the stain.


Sometimes clean carpets are not enough. You want them to smell nice as well. In cases like this you have one great completely natural remedy – baking soda. Yes, it's not only for cooking! Just sprinkle baking soda onto the carpet and let it sit overnight. In the morning vacuum it up and you have fresh smelling carpet. To add fancy fragrance add a tea spoon of spice like cinnamon or ginger. Another option are essential oils. Make a mixture of baking soda and a scent of your choice and apply on your home carpet for magnificent results.

Carpet Cleaners

You can mix a great number of things and get effective cleaning solutions for your carpet. White vinegar and baking soda are the best. Borax and corn starch are also excellent cleaning solutions. However, once a year a deep professional steam cleaning is the best way to remove deeply embedded dirt and dust.


Keeping your carpet is vital. Your home will look and feel a lot better with a clean, fresh smelling carpets. On the other hand, even the best looking house will feel drab with less than a clean home carpet or rugs.

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