How to clean subborn carpet stains with an Iron and Vinegar

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A carpet cleaning natural solution to stubborn carpet stains that is safe to use around your family and for the environment. The best part about this home cleaning recipe is that it's inexpensive and uses ingredients and tools that you may already have. This is a carpet cleaning tip that works for organic stains like food and dirt. You want to be careful if the stain contains dyes or ink as the white vinegar might make the stain worse. So for stains that you aren't sure about you should call a carpet cleaning service. You will need a spray bottle for the white vinegar and water solution along with a damp rag and iron. You will want to take a look at the site for the full tutorial on this easy and inexpensive home cleaning recipe for carpet cleaning.

You will want to take a look at the helpful comments below this carpet cleaning home cleaning recipes. The general comment from a few people is to first test your carpet before using the iron and to be extra careful using the iron so that you don't burn it. One comment suggested using a thick damp towel to be extra safe. Most carpets are synthetic, so they will burn easily if not careful. Some synthetic fiber carpets will melt while others will not. It seems this carpet cleaning tip works best on food spills, dirt and drinks. And if too much smoke is coming from the iron try setting it on low.

White distilled vinegar or cleaning vinegar is an effective non-toxic, environmentally friendly cleaning solution to use in your home. White vinegar has a wide variety of uses from carpet cleaning, removing odors from rooms, removing spills and stains from carpets, cleaning light fixtures in your kitchen and bathrooms, cleaning windows, and so much more. Other household tips you can use white vinegar for include using it in a spray bottle to deter cats from your outdoor garden. This simple idea works well as a pet repellent to keep cats from wandering around your home and garden. All it takes is to spray some white distilled vinegar around your the backyard or front yard, and because pets have such a strong sense of smell, it will keep them away. White vinegar can also be used as a home cleaning recipe to fix dirty glasses. If you have sunglasses or prescription glasses and they keep getting dirty, you can dab some white vinegar on them. All it takes is to apply a small amount of the white distilled vinegar to the lenses and let it sit for a couple of seconds. Then rub it off gently with a soft cloth and the dirty smudges and stains on the glasses will disappear leaving your glasses shiny and clean.

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