Clean carpets scream spring cleaning for me. The case can be made for cleaning your carpets annually or even twice a year if you have allergies and/or pets. I have this Bissell Pro Heat Carpet Cleaner – it works great for spot cleaning, stairs, hallways, and entire rooms. When I want all the carpet cleaned at once I have a professional in and clean the carpet. What’s the best solution to clean carpets yourself? Mix up a solution of equal parts hot water and white vinegar – use it in your carpet cleaner  and dab it on spots for simple stain removal. The good thing about this solution is that it rinses clean and won’t leave a residue on your carpets. If there’s a residue left on your carpet it’ll attract dirt and pretty much defeat the purpose of cleaning your carpets in the first place.

So how about you? Do you clean your carpets yourself or hire it out?

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Need more cleaning direction and lots of great lists and tips and tricks? Check out my latest ebook/guide  Cleaning Around the Seasons: Deep Cleaning On Your Schedule – you’ll love the simple and thorough approach to deep cleaning on your schedule!

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