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June 27th, 2012, 05:10 PM
Ever's Avatar Mega Super Mommy
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I really need to clean our carpets. I don't want to use any of the chemicals they sell with the rental machines but I'm not finding anything safe for kids anywhere. Even the store clerks don't know anything about it.

Does anyone have advice on this??
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June 27th, 2012, 05:16 PM
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I use a steam cleaning company that uses citrus solvent, it's totally safe and natural. I only clean my carpets once a year or so. If they get a stain, I'll use hot water + vinegar and some Oxy clean to get it out.

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November 30th, 2015, 03:45 PM
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I've also used a steam cleaning company though I haven't loved their results so far. Would love any recommendations for companies!
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February 18th, 2016, 07:36 AM
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I use the services of cleaning companies as well and I'm pretty happy with it. I like the quality of their work and free time that I have because of them . But if you want to clean your carpets yourself you can read this article about how to do it properly and what you need to use: https://www.hirerush.com/blog/how-to...3-main-stages/ I think it's quiet good.
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June 8th, 2016, 03:20 AM
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I use vacuum cleaner.
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June 9th, 2016, 07:02 PM
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I suggest, simply use vacuum cleaners that are specialized in cleaning carpets. Just like Bissell vacuum cleaners. I've been trying several vacuum cleaners that are good for carpet cleaning before until I found Bissell at Best Carpet Cleaner 2016: The Complete Guide | Vacuum Top. I must say all guides and proper carpet cleaning were stated there. I hope this helps.
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September 1st, 2016, 01:08 PM
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I would say to try the dyson vacuum cleaner! its amazing. Also steam cleaning your carpets once or twice a year is a good idea. Make sure the company doesn't use anything with harsh chemicals in it. Good luck!

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October 6th, 2016, 08:24 AM
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That is also a good suggestion!

Last edited by momofthree29; October 6th, 2016 at 08:26 AM. Reason: double post
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