Carpets are among the most favorite flooring by homeowners especially here in the United States. They offer several advantages: they provide warmth in cold weather conditions, they are noise proof, they are very comfortable for the feet and joints, and they are very pleasing to the sight.  

But here is the thing: carpets do not stay clean for a long time and regular cleaning and maintenance is necessary to keep them healthy and durable. As you know, dirt, grime, soil, and dust can be accumulated into the carpet that does not just give off bad visual impression but may also carry diseases and allergens. Surely, calling for help from a house cleaning professional is an advantage for they give very satisfying results. But for the moms and dads out there who do want to do the tasks by themselves, here, we give you some of the DIY home-made carpet shampoos that you can use in your cleaning maintenance.  

1.DIY Shampoo for Lighter Colored Carpets 

For this solution, you will need: 

1 tablespoon of dish soap 

54 tablespoons of hydrogen peroxide 

1 and a half quarter of hot water 

5 drops of essential oils 

This solution uses hydrogen peroxide and how water as the base. All you need to do is to mix all the ingredients in a bowl until they well combined. Next, pour the mixture onto the carpet cleaning machine’s reservoir with the hot water. Finally, clean.  

2.Homemade cleaner for the synthetic carpet 

For this recipe, you will need: 

1/2 gallon water 

1/2 gallon vinegar 

This recipe is ideal for synthetic or human-made fibers. These carpets are typically used by several homeowners as they are known for their durability, strength, cheap price, and stain resistance. 

All you need to do is to mix the two ingredients until they are well combined. Next, add the solution to your carpet cleaning machine, and begin to clean your carpet by following the instructions of the machine’s manual. 

3.DIY Cleaning Spray 

For this recipe, you will need: 

2 cups warm water 

1 cup vinegar 

2 teaspoon of salt 

15 drops of essential oil  

This cleaning solution works well with different types of carpets and rugs even those that are in your car.  

All you need to do is to mix vinegar and water in the spray bottle before adding the salt and essential oils. Place the cap and shake it thoroughly to ensure that all ingredients are well combined. Spray the solution on the carpet and wait for several minutes until it dries. After waiting, vacuum the carpet to remove all the cleaning residue as well as the dirt, grime, dust, and soil that has been accumulated in the carpet.  

Final thoughts 

All the cleaning solutions we have provided above are safe for the environment as they do not have any chemicals in them. We guarantee you that the solutions are effective as well as nonhazardous to your children and pets.  

While we still every homeowner to ask for professional help, these cleaning solutions provide adequate help if you plan on cleaning your carpet on your own.