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Homemade carpet cleaner

If you have carpet, you probably have odors trapped in the carpet. There are three different recipes for homemade carpet cleaner at Easy Homemade Recipes which looks very easy. Click on the link for all three carpet cleaner recipes, this is the one I’ll be making.

Dry Carpet Cleaner

2 cup baking soda
1/2 cup cornstarch
4 to 5 bay leaves
1 tablespoon cloves

Spot test a small, inconspicuous area of your rug first to test for color stability of the fibers. Put the ingredients through a sifter until blended. Sprinkle lightly on your carpeting and allow to sit several hours overnight. Sprinkle lightly on carpet and let stand for a couple of hours. Vacuum up and enjoy your fresh fragrant carpet. Store dry carpet cleaner and deodorizer in a coffee can.


One thought on “Homemade carpet cleaner

  1. We made this blend today, cut measures in half for powders (1c baking soda, 1/4c cornstarch) used 4 bay leaves and 1/2T cloves. Used empty container with shaker top, added 1 tsp ground cinnamon to make sure our carpets smell nice.

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