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Ways To Clean A Carpet With Ammonia

Some accidents are uncontrollable and even the most prudent person can probably suffer from carpet spillage. Spots can be eliminated using proper cleaning agents that are created only to treat carpets, however they are quite expensive. Additionally, if those items do not exist the moment the spill occurs, it is important to deal with the stain quickly. If you want to lessen your expenses you have to try cleaning the carpet using ammonia.


Provided below are some of the cleaning methods you can conduct in case your carpet suffer from spillage that must be cleaned right away:


Treating Mild Stains


Ammonia is only appropriate for treating a spot not for cleaning the entire surface of the carpet. Do not use straight ammonia in cleaning a carpet because this can weakens and decolor the fibers helping it collect dirt easily. Mix 1 cup of water and 2 tablespoon of ammonia, to create a solution for cleaning a stain. Make a clean white cloth saturate with the solution produced and squeeze it till it has less moist. Put all your force to your knuckles in blot cleaning the carpet. Restrain yourself from rubbing it. After applying the cleaning solution, blend 2 cups of warm water and 2 teaspoon of mild dishwashing detergent. Used a clean cloth or sponge and repeat the blotting process. If the stains remain, you need to do the process again. Be sure it is completely dry before allowing traffic.


Cleaning Deep Stains


If the first procedure won't work with your carpet stains therefore, you need to conduct a deeper cleaning procedure. Combined together 1 tbsp. of ammonia and 1/2 cup of water. Transfer the solution in a spray bottle and apply it on the affected area. Let it sit there for 5 minutes. Put the white clean cloth on the area with stain. With the help of an iron set on a low setting, go back and forth in the cloth rapidly. The high temperature which reacts with the ammonia will drag out the stain. Keep in mind not to let the iron unattended over the affected area for more than few seconds for it can melt the fibers.


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