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How To Clean Leather Upholstery Using Common House Hold Items

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Leather Upholstery cleaners and conditioners are quite pricey but thanks to this great Homemade solution you won’t have to spend much money the next time you need yours cleaned. Be sure to always do a sample test on a spot no one will notice as some types of leather such as unfinished and suede do not take kindly to this homemade solution.   What will you need? ¼ cup olive oil ½ cup white vinegar 10 drops lemon essential oil (for scent)   Mix the olive oil and white vinegar into a clean jar, cover it up and give it…

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Home Made Carpet Cleaner and Deodorizer

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If you think those Carpet Cleaner and Deodorizers are way too expensive, we got a great little home-made solution you can make for cheap and does wonders for your carpets. It is also a great way to get rid of those smelly pet odours that tend to hang around. All you will need for this solution is some Corn Meal and some Borax. Mix 2 cups of Corn Meal with 1 cup of Borax in a mason jar or any other type of container and you are done, you have made yourself a great homemade carpet cleaner. If you want…

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Removing Carpet Glue From Concrete Floors

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After removing a carpet from your concrete floor you will find bits of flooring adhesive underneath which was originally used to hold the carpet in place. If you plan on leaving the concrete floor bare then you will need to remove the glue as dirt tends to stick to it. We will show you an eco-friendly solution you can use to remove the carpet glue. What will you need? Scraper Push Broom Cooking Pot Water Pot Holder Rain Boots Safety Eye Goggles Vacuum If there are any carpet remnants left on your floor, scrape it off using a heavy-duty scraper,…

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Get Rid Of Set In Carpet Stains

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If you have a stain that has been set in your carpet for as long as you can remember and just couldn’t remove it no matter how hard you tried. Here is a great and quick little trick for removing those set in carpet stains. All you will need is: spray bottle vinegar water light-colored towel clothes iron First spray the stained area with a solution of vinegar and water. Afterwards, lay an old light-colored towel over the stain. Finally take out your clothes iron and iron the towel on the highest steam setting. The stain should begin to transfer…

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How To Care For Your Carpet After Flood Damage

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If you are the victim of a broken water pipe and your carpet has gotten flood damage, we have an easy way for you to remedy the situation all by yourself. All you will need is a Carpet Shampooing Machine and a hair dryer or fan. The first step is to move all objects that are sitting on top of the wet carpet so you have a large empty space to work in. After you have moved all furniture, bring in the carpet shampooing machine, set it to suck the water in only, do NOT activate the shampooer feature) and…

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Carpet Buying Tips

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Nothing feels better than the feeling of carpet under your feet plus it provides a safe, comfy spot for the kids to play on. But with so many different color, materials and designs available nowadays it can be quite difficult to choose the best option for your home. Some carpets require frequent cleaning which may not be an option if you have a busy daily schedule and some even may affect your health. Here are some great tips to follow when buying a new carpet for your home.

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How To Remove Alcohol Stains

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We have all accidentally spilled our alcoholic beverage and ended up staining one of our upholsteries, it doesn’t matter if it was one of the couch pillows covers, the couch itself or maybe even a table cloth, it still can be quite a headache to remove especially if it is a glass of red wine, darker colored alcohol such as bourbon, tequila or dark rum or a colorful mixed cocktail. Here is a great Cleaning Tip to help remove that alcohol stain: Let the stained fabric soak in cool water for about a half hour. Use a laundry stain remover to…

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Remove Nail Polish Stains From Upholstery

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Have you ever accidentally knocked over an open bottle of nail polish while painting your nails or perhaps your kid accidentally knocked it over while playing, well here is a great solution for removing those nail polish stains from your upholstery or any other fabric. Take the nail polish stained piece of fabric and place the stain face down on a couple sheets of paper towel. Blot the fabric with acetone, it should transfer the nail polish onto the paper towel. * Be sure to check first if your upholstery contains acetate, silk, wool or rayon, if it does do…

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Home Made Carpet Cleaning Solutions

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Cleaning or removing a stain from your carpet / rug can be quite difficult and you may not have the time in between the moment you accidentally stained the carpet / rug to the time that you will be having guests over to book a professional carpet cleaner to come over. You could always try to run out and rent a carpet cleaning machine but after the rental fee, special shampoo to use in the machine, etc. it can get quite pricey. Here are a few easy to make, home made carpet cleaning solutions that you can quickly make and…

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How To Get Honey Out Of Your Upholstery

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Honey tends to get very sticky as it begins to dry making it even harder to remove from your upholstery so it is recommended to follow these steps as soon as possible for the best results. 1. If there is an excess amount of spilt honey, scrape as much of it off as you can. 2. Turn the fabric inside out (if it can be removed) and run cold water over it in attempt to flush out as much of the left over honey as possible. 3. Before washing the honey stained item, pretreat the stain with a laundry prewash…

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