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How to get rid of unpleasant carpet odor: an elementary way

Alina MilsentLife
How to clean a carpet

Carpeting, in addition to its undoubted advantages regarding softness and comfort, has a number of disadvantages. They can accumulate dust, hair and other contaminants, and if not cleaned regularly can become a real nursery of bacteria.

Over time, the fibers begin to accumulate an unpleasant odor. The easiest thing to do is to take the rug to the dry cleaner. But there are a few effective tips that will not only help remove the dirt, but also bring back the initial softness of the pile. OBOZREVATEL discussed how to remove unpleasant odors from the carpet.

Cleaning experts advise instead of using household chemicals to try an environmentally friendly and affordable ingredient - baking soda. For convenience, we publish the step by step instructions.

Step 1. You must first vacuum the carpet to remove dust and dirt.

Step 2. Then sprinkle baking soda on the surface and wait at least ten minutes. Baking soda acts as a universal odor neutralizer and ten minutes is usually enough for the product to work.

Step 3. Vacuum the carpet one more time to remove the abrasive residue.

Additionally, you can use a special deodorant designed specifically for carpets.

By the way, there is another tiphack for cleaning carpets, very popular in Turkey. The locals are known to adore carpets and put them everywhere in the house. Usually for cleaning they use a simple and affordable tool - washing powder. For white items choose the powder with bleaching effect, for colored and solid colors take the usual means for colored things. But there is one secret ingredient that will enhance the action of the powder. About the details and proportions - read in the material.

Previously OBOZREVATEL told you which agents can clean the carpet from stains at home.

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