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How to Spot Clean Carpet in Your Home

By: Joe Truini

If your home has wall to wall carpeting, you know it’s necessary to bring in a carpet cleaning machine from time to time to shampoo the entire floor. But for small spot cleaning and to remove odors, all you need is baking soda, a spray bottle with water, and a scrub brush. Here’s how to go about it.

How to Spot Clean Carpeting:

  1. Sprinkle the carpet generously with baking soda.
  2. Mist the area lightly with hot water in a spray bottle.
  3. Scrub the spot with a stiff scrub brush.
  4. Allow the spot to dry.
  5. Vacuum up any residue.

Watch this video to see how to go about it.

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