DIY Hacks – Easy and Powerful Homemade Carpet Cleaning Solutions

crteam October 6, 2020 Carpet Cleaning , Do It Yourself
DIY Cleaning Solutions

No matter how hard you try, your home carpets won’t stay clean for long. It’s a bitter truth. Accident spills quite often happens, whether it is red wine, coffee, paint, or pet stains. However, when such an accident happens don’t stress or panic. There is a solution to every problem. 

Yes, simple DIY hacks can help to clean your carpet and make it look as fresh as before. Without any harsh chemicals and much effort, you can easily create carpet cleaning solutions at home and remove all sorts of stains, even the stubborn ones. 

Here are some recipes for homemade carpet cleaning solutions:


  • Remember before using any solution, it is recommended to do a patch test before using it on big stains.
  • If the stain is fresh, instantly blot it. Keep blotting as much as possible. The quicker you act, the easier it is to remove the stains. 

Ingredients required for creating home cleaning solutions for the stain on the carpet

  • Spray bottle
  • Warm water
  • Coldwater
  • Dishwashing liquid soap
  • Clean cloth/paper towel
  • Baking soda
  • Vinegar
  • Clean sponge

DIY Carpet Cleaning Solution Using Liquid Soap 

Recipe and cleaning method 
  • Take an empty spray bottle and fill it with cold water and another spray bottle with a mixture of  ¼ teaspoon – mild dishwashing soap and  1 cup – warm water
  • Use a clean cloth and spray the soap solution on it 
  • Dab the cloth on the carpet stain
  • Now take a sponge or another clean cloth and smudge it 
  • Continue doing it some time
  • Take another cloth and spray it with cold water and wash the soap solution on the carpet 
  • Later blot it with the dry cloth
  • To dry quickly, place a paper towel on the wet area and place something heavy on top of it and leave it overnight
  • You can also dry vacuum 
  • Repeat steps if needed and the stain will get vanished 

You can also a teaspoon of baking soda for better results. This cleaning solution works best to clean muddy carpets, pet stains.

DIY Carpet Cleaning Solution Using Vinegar 

Recipe and cleaning method  
  • Create a mixture of 1 tablespoon – liquid soap, 1 tablespoon – vinegar, and 2 cups – warm water 
  • Wet a clean cloth with the mixture and sponge on the stain 
  • Continue doing it and blot it with a dry cloth
  • Repeat the process until the stain gets vanished
  • You can later sponge it with cold water and then blot dry

It works best for spilled tea, coffee and red wine stains.

DIY Carpet Cleaning Solution Using Isopropyl Alcohol

Recipe and cleaning method 
  • Use isopropyl alcohol for cleaning. Wet a clean cloth with it
  • Now dab it on the stained area on the carpet. 
  • Do not rub or scrub as it can spread the stain more
  • Let the alcohol content soak for a few minutes
  • Later, use a vacuum to dry the wet patch
  • Repeat the steps again and again until the stain disappears

Any product which contains alcohol content can be used as a cleaning agent. This technique works best for ink stains, or spilled nail polish. 

Every homemade cleaning solution mentioned above is tried and tested. They are simply easy and powerful DIY carpet cleaners.