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Carpet Cleaner

Author/Submitted by: Down Home Ways, Shared by Sherilyn Schamber
Servings: 1
Categories: Household / Information

Ingredients:

-----EQUAL PARTS-----
    Salt and
    Baking soda
    Several drops white vinegar, to ea 8oz dry ingds
    Water

-----MAKE IT YOURSELF-----

-----FOOD STAINS, GENERAL PURPOSE-----
2  Tsp  White vinegar
2  Tsp  Liquid dish detergent
2  Qt  Warm water

-----FOR GRAY AREAS-----
    Cornstarch
    Fuller's earth
    Water

Directions:
1. Stir in enough water to form a paste. Spread paste on soiled area and let dry completely. Brush away the powdery cleanser along with the dirt. In the case of stubborn stains, gently scrub the rug when the cleanser is first applied.

2. Make It Yourself: Sprinkle cornstarch on stain early in the day; vacuum up several hours later. Make a paste of fuller's earth and water; apply to stain; allow to dry, loosen with a brush; vacuum.

3. Food stains and general purpose cleaning: Mix; before washing, first test a small section of carpet to make certain it is colorfast. Then wash very lightly, a small area at a time. Do not rub hard and do not soak carpet; blot up excess moisture.


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