Frugal Homemade Carpet Cleaner
  • White vinegar
  • Baking Soda
  • Optional: Lemon essential oil
  • Old towels or rags
  1. If using lemon essential oil, mix it with baking soda, then sprinkle mixture on spot
  2. Allow to sit from an hour to overnight. If not using essential oil, just sprinkle plain baking soda over stain
  3. Mix a 1:1 ratio of vinegar and water in a spray bottle
  4. Generously spray this mixture on baking soda and allow to fizz
  5. Lay towel or rag over wet spot and press to absorb moisture
  6. Depending on the severity and age of stain, several applications may be required
Recipe by The Prairie Homestead at