Ironing, washing dishes, cleaning the floor, cleaning the bathroom ... We need practical cleaning in every area of the house, we want our time to remain. We have put together easy ways for you to clean carpet without water and soap.
Sparkling with corn starch
The material required for you to clean your carpets practically where they are at home is just corn starch. Yes, that's the only thing you heard right.
First, sprinkle corn starch on your carpet in your hand. Take care that the starch goes all over the carpet and spread it well. It will be enough to keep corn starch 3-4 hours in your state. After waiting for starch in this way, vacuum your carpet with a vacuum cleaner. If you are satisfied with the result. Your carpet will be both clean and sparkling.
Other methods to clean your carpets are as follows;
- 1 Cup of baking powder or baking soda (Makes dirt soft and easy to remove)
- 1 cup corn starch (can also be 1/2 cup corn starch and 1/2 cup corn flour.)
- 1 cup of dried mint (Instead of mint, there is also thyme, rosemary, bay leaf). (It gives odor, it has germicidal feature)
- 1 tablespoon of powdered cloves (optional) (Smells and kills germs)
- 1 tablespoon borax (optional but recommended) (both cleaner and disinfecting)
The materials are mixed together and sprinkled on the carpet in equal amounts and fed. A brush can be used for this job. It should be ensured that the hairs of the carpet of the material fit between them. In this way, at least two hours are expected. If waiting for one night, most of the bacteria and mites (some mite species) will be destroyed. The next day, the carpet is thoroughly cleaned with a vacuum cleaner. Vacuuming is continued until the materials disappear.
If your carpet is very dirty, you can also apply the following process;
If you have very serious greasing and contamination, put plenty of Arabian soap in a hot water and wipe the carpet. After waiting for 15-20 minutes, proceed to rinse. Put some vinegar in warm water and rinse. At the last stage, pass over the carpet with a dry cloth.
You can also apply the following method for weekly cleaning of carpets;
- Corn starch
The ingredients are mixed and sprinkled on the carpet. After waiting for at least 1 hour, sweep thoroughly with an electric cleaner. Then, if preferred, it is wiped again with a mixture of arabic soap and hot water, and then wiped with vinegar water to rinse.