how-to-make-your-own-carpet-cleaner-solutionStore-bought cleaning solutions are quickly becoming a thing of the past, thanks to the many effective DIY recipes that are taking households (and Pinterest) by storm. This homemade solution only takes a few minutes to prepare, and will work with any type of carpet cleaning machine.


  • 1 gallon plastic or glass container with lid
  • 1 cup hydrogen peroxide
  • 1/8 cup dish liquid
  • 1 tablespoon Oxiclean
  • ½ cup fabric softener
  • Funnel

Step 1: Using a funnel, add all ingredients to your plastic or glass container.

Step 2: Fill the remainder of your container with warm water.

Step 3: Fill the reservoir of your carpet cleaner with warm water and add 2 ounces of the homemade solution.

Step 4: Clean your carpet according to your carpet cleaner’s instructions.

  • By: Draper and Kramer Mortgage Corp.
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