How to Remove Wet or Dry Mud from Carpets

How to Remove Wet or Dry Mud from Carpets

Our shoes can collect mud or dirt on wet days while doing activities outdoors. Those shoes often create stains indoors and sometimes we notice very soon and sometimes we don’t. It’s important to remove the stain before it dries but if that doesn’t happen we still have tips for you. What you’ll need: Paper towels Cloth Laundry Detergent Dull Tool Hot Water Ammonia What you’ll do: In the case of wet mud: Remove as much of the mud as possible before it dries with paper towel then blot whatever more you can with paper towel as well. Rub the area with some laundry detergent if the stain remains and let it sit. Soak a cloth with some warm water and scrub the stain. Do as many times as you have to. If the stain remains. Create a solution of 1 part ammonia to 4 parts warm water and use on the stain then rinse. In the case of dry Mud: Use a dull tool to remove as much of the dried mud as possible. Soak a cloth with some warm water and scrub the stain. Rub the area with some laundry detergent if the stain remains and let it sit. Soak a cloth with some warm water and scrub the stain. Do as many times as you have to. If the stain remains. Create a solution of 1 part ammonia to 4 parts warm water and use on the stain then...
How to Choose Carpets

How to Choose Carpets

Purchasing a carpet is a long term commitment. Most carpets remain in our hoes for around eight years if not longer. Understanding the conditions of the carpet’s future location maybe your best tool for choosing the carpet perfect for your home or work place. Here’s a short list of things to be mindful of when going to get your carpets: The traffic in the area where the carpets are to be placed is essential for a better understanding of the cleanliness and potential damage the carpets may receive. The density of the carpet fibre: Normally, the higher the density of your carpet the better . However, there isn’t always a need extremely dense carpets. The material of the carpet: Carpets can be made from different material like bulky wool, nylon or olefin. Choose the material that best fits the future location of your carpet and be mindful of any health concerns such as allergies. Always remember to consult your sales person and do as much research as needed. It is important to choose the best possible carpets that will sit on your floor for the next...
How to keep your furnace filter clean

How to keep your furnace filter clean

Dusting and sweeping are two important cleaning tasks we follow in our households. It seems like no matter how much we dust there’s always more dust that comes out of nowhere. Sometimes the sources of increasing dust can be our furnace. Maintaining the furnace cleanliness could keep its efficiency up and reduce dust in our surroundings. Take a peak at the few tips we have for you. The three most important furnace parts to be cleaned regularly are the filter, the blower, and the motor. The Filter: There are two types of filters: temporary ones to be replaced regularly and permanent ones. Filters should be replaced at the beginning of heating season and once a month approximately. Check the filter by holding it up to the light and if it looks dirty enough then replace it. Use your own...
How to remove glue stains from carpet

How to remove glue stains from carpet

Spilled glue may seem like a big disaster when it occurs but there’s no reason for anyone to cry about it. A few steps can be followed to eliminate a glue stain with the use of some household items. What you’ll need: Knife Sharp Scissors Warm water Paper towels White vinegar Cloth How you’ll do it: Remove as much of the glue as you can by scraping with a knife. Blot the excess glue with paper towels. Scrub the area with a vinegar dipped cloth. Pour warm water on the stain an repeat step 3 if needed. Optional: Use scissors to remove dried glue if the stain has dried. We hope this helps. It’s always important to deal with stains as quickly as...
How to make homemade spot remover

How to make homemade spot remover

The market is full of chemical products that can be used to clean carpets. Most of them work but some are expensive and others are harmful for the environment. Making your own cleaning products is cheaper, greener and the safest around your loved ones. Here are a few ideas for homemade cleaning products. What you’ll need: White Vinegar Baking soda water Spot Cleanser: Make a paste out of vinegar and baking soda Use a brush to spread some of the paste on a stain Let it dry and then vacuum the spot Repeat if necessary Vinegar is acidic enough to remove really tough stains. It can be used on oily stains like chocolate. If this solution doesn’t work please refer to our spot specific cleaning instructions. What to be mindful of: Remember to use the solution on a small invisible area to make sure it’s not harmful for the carpet fiber Avoid contact with eyes and minimize contact with skin Use your own discretion when mixing ingredients. Feel free to adjust the amount of vinegar or baking soda in your...