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5 Steps to Spot-Clean Carpet

By: Joe Truini

You just need three everyday items to spot-clean carpet. (DepositPhotos)

If your home has wall-to-wall carpeting, 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 for the demonstration.


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5 Steps to Spot-Clean Carpet