Four children and three cats – you can bet that my carpet gets spots and stains. And I have to tell you, nothing skeeves me out more than a dirty, spotted carpet. So I needed something that was both cheap and effective and would help me keep the carpet looking fresh. I went looking for a homemade carpet cleaner and I found a recipe that includes things I usually have in the house. It is supposed to go in your carpet cleaning machine and we happen to have a big ol’ Bissel. Perfect. Here’s the link to the recipe: Homemade Carpet Cleaner
This area of our carpet gets a lot of spots. Being right between the sofa and the ottoman, Pipsqueak spills his juice here on a regular basis. It doesn’t even matter what he spills, it ends up leaving a spot. Look, I even used arrows so you won’t miss the horror. (It’s actually really hard to photograph carpet spots, by the way.)
So rather than leaving the carpet looking horrid until we get a professional in, we tried the homemade carpet cleaner with the Bissel.
I’d say it works well, don’t you? Another one for the Pinterest Win file!