Apartment Carpet Cleaning - Tips and Tricks
Updated: May 26
Sometimes when you live in an apartment it is hard to keep the carpets clean. Smaller space and high traffic can make keeping a carpet clean in your apartment a difficult task. Between children, pets, and adults dirt and grime are often tracked in faster than you can keep up with, so the experts at Blues Carpet Cleaning have researched some tips and tricks that can help you keep up with the dirt buildup in your apartment. These hacks will help you achieve the cleanest carpets possible while you are on the go.
Cornmeal and Borax: Use equal parts of borax and cornmeal to make a mixture that is enough to lightly cover the area of the carpet you would like to work on. After an hour vacuumed up the mixture to remove stains, mold, and odors.
Hydrogen Peroxide- Ammonia- Vinegar- Rubbing Alcohol: These are great for getting out tough stains in a hurry before they end up getting deeper in the carpet fibers.
Hydrogen peroxide: works wonders for mud, candy, soft drinks, coffee, chocolate, or ice cream.
White Vinegar: is great for Acidic ketchup, cough syrup, mixed drinks, soy sauce, and watercolor paint.
Ammonia: is great for stains caused by Oily/Waxy asphalt and tar, wax and crayon, metal polish, grease, hand lotion, ballpoint ink, and makeup.
Rubbing Alcohol: Is great for stains such as chemically reactive acidic toilet-bowl cleaners, acne medication, lye-based drain cleaners, chlorine bleach, hair dye, iodine, insecticides, mustard with turmeric, plant fertilizers, blood, and Ink stains.
Rosemary-Cinnamon- Cloves-Baking Soda: This is great for odors and will leave your carpets smelling simply delicious. Just add a cup of baking soda along with a tablespoon of rosemary, cinnamon, and cloves. Mix all the ingredients together and sprinkle over the area omitting the smell let sit for 30 minutes then vacuum the area thoroughly. This mixture will have any room smelling amazing in no time.
For smaller spaces, it is recommended to at least do a deep clean about twice a year to avoid destroying carpet fibers for lasting damage.
For any help regarding your carpets in your apartment or rental property, you can call the experts at Blue’s Carpet Cleaning. Our experts would love to help you with all of your carpet cleaning needs.