Even while we all adore our furry friends, they can be a significant headache to keep our carpets clean. Our rugs sometimes resemble a battle zone due to muddy paw prints, hairballs, and unintentional “accidents.” But don’t panic; with some elbow grease and quick fixes, you can quickly restore your carpet to new condition and get rid of those muddy paw prints. Here are tips from fantastic carpet cleaning you can do yourself.

Let’s start by talking about prevention. Purchasing a quality doormat is one of the finest methods to maintain the cleanliness of your carpets. Your pets can use this to clean their paws before entering, preventing most muddy paw prints from ever reaching your carpet.

But suppose you were unprepared, and suddenly your carpet is covered in muddy paw prints. Acting quickly is the first step. The more challenging it will be to get the stains out, the longer you wait. Use a clean, dry cloth to absorb as much muck as possible. Use warm water and a light detergent to blot the stain if it is still wet.

Use a little more elbow grease if the stain has already dried. A solution of baking soda and white vinegar works wonders for cleaning dried mud stains. Form a paste by combining baking soda and white vinegar to remove a stain. Apply the paste to the color and let it sit for at least 15 minutes. After that, vacuum up any remaining powder and dab the area with a clean, dry cloth.

A carpet cleaner solution is yet another fantastic method for getting rid of muddy paw prints. Most supermarkets and home goods stores carry these. Simply adhere to the directions on the packaging, making sure to test it first in a discrete location before applying it to the entire stain.

Steam Star Carpet, Upholstery & Tile Cleaning
1a/802 Pacific Hwy, Gordon NSW 2072
(02) 83112088