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About this Tip:

Easy DIY solution to remove spills on carpet

Easy DIY solution to remove spills on carpet

What you need:

  • Club Soda or Seltzer (1 small bottle)
  • Table salt (1/2 - cup)
  • Paper Towels
  • Vacuum

How to:

  1. Blot spill to remove any excess liquid. Lift and remove any solids.
  2. Saturate the area with the club soda/seltzer
  3. Blot again to remove all the excess.
  4. Sprinkle on salt to cover the spot. Use as much as needed for the size of the spot
  5. Let sit 12 hours or until totally dry
  6. Vacuum well in all directions to remove the salt. A vacuum with a beater bar works best. Be sure the vacuum canister or bag is not over filled for the best suction.

Warnings & Cautions:

Do not overly saturate the spill with he club soda/seltzer Always blot really well. Standing on pads of paper towels works well.

Linda Says:

This is great for natural or synthetic carpets

Why It Works:

The club soda's carbonation lifts the stain by bubbling it up and the salt absorbs it.