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Tips for Steam Cleaning Carpets + My Favorite DIY Carpet Cleaner Recipe. Now that the holidays are over and the kids are headed back to school, I think it is time to whip out my steam cleaner {THIS is the one I have} and give the carpets a once over.  I needed to wait until everyone would be out of the house long enough to...

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Diy carpet cleaner - 1 cup OxyClean, 1 cup homemade Febreze, 1 cup distilled white vinegar and enough warm water to fill your carpet shampooer

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from DIY House Hacks - One Crazy House

16 Ways You Are Underutilizing Your Steam Cleaner

With these 16 smart ways to use your steam cleaner, you'll never clean with harsh chemicals again. Here's to fragrance-free, totally safe cleaning!

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from DIY & Crafts

Perfect DIY Carpet Cleaning Method + Recipe

Perfect DIY Carpet Cleaning Method + Recipe - 1 part vinegar, 2 parts water. Mix together in spray bottle. Spray stain and cover with damp rag. Set your iron on stain release (high steam setting) and iron over rag about 30 seconds. May have to repeat a couple of times depending on stain. This is only for ORGANIC stains. (Food, pets, dirt, etc). DO NOT USE FOR INK!

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from This Old House

47 Skills You Need to Survive Homeownership

"All grout can be cleaned," says Debby Parker, a contractor who bills herself as The Tile Lady. Her secret weapon: a steam cleaner, which brings most any stain to the surface so it can simply be wiped away. Brushing on a penetrating sealer will keep the grout stain-free.

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from POPSUGAR Smart Living

Homemade Dry Carpet Cleaner For Fresh and Clean Rugs

Homemade Dry Carpet Cleaner For Fresh and Clean Rugs 2 cups baking soda 1/2 cup corn starch 1/2 cup cornmeal 4 bay leaves 1 tablespoon whole cloves 1 tablespoon Borax (optional) Blender Sprinkle-top container

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This worked great!!!! I used the leftover water/vinegar mixture to clean the kitchen sink drain by pouring baking soda into it and then dumping the leftover water/vinegar in.

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Best DIY Carpet Cleaning solution ever!! And sooo cheap!!! 1/4 Cup Borax, 1/4 Cup OxiClean powder, 1/4 Cup Vinegar. Pour all in steam cleaning machine & then fill the rest up with hot water. Clean as usual. No odors, bright, bright carpet!!!

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