This step is optional, but recommended. Hotter water will give you a better clean. If you have the ability to do so, turn your water heater up to hot. This will increase the water temperature in the whole house, so be careful and always test the water temperature before bathing, etc. This is done, often, by turning a large dial on the front of your water heater, at the foot of the tank. You may also want to mark the current setting. Yes, filler-upper is a technical term.
It is not required, but sure makes filling the machine from the sink much easier. No need to glue the parts together, either. If you are on this website, I imagine you have some laying around somewhere go scrounge it up. You’ve got your coupon in hand, a tank of steamy hot water, and a filler-upper. And by carpet cleaner I mean regular old white vinegar. What more could you ask for? So instead of spending a chunk of change on fancy-pants carpet soap, drop three bucks on a big jug of vinegar.
The rugdoctor is really easy to use. Just follow the instructions on the machine. The machine sprays the clean water into the carpet then sucks it back out. The suction nozzle is along the front edge of the machine. Go over things as many times as you like. This will decrease drying time. All the hard work is over.
This is hard, but wait until your carpets are good and dry before walking on them much, or moving furniture. Also, moisture kind of attracts dirt, so by waiting until the are dry to walk on the carpets, you can keep them cleaner longer. If you turned your water heater up, turn it back down. That’ll keep you from accidentally scalding yourself. I’m not saying anything major here, but clean out the dirty water take pretty good. Treat the machine how you want the person before you to have treated it. 6-7 times per year and spot clean spills and messes even more.
CAN’T believe i never thought to make my own soap! 4 cup, like in the washing machine. 5 drops of dawn liquid soap . But how much whiter vinegar per gallon of water? Is it ok white destilled vinegar? One step you left out. This combination cleans even stubborn stains and minimizes the soap residue left in the carpet.
Also, some people don’t realize that vinegar, helps to seal in certain stains. I use vinegar in my machine to soak new colored jeans. I always wait a bit, then leave room in the solution tankfor the wondrous magic results! Fyiwhen I say I add vinegar to my,»machine» to keep my colored items longer lasting, I meant my,» washing machine»just so you know. I am soooooo excited to share. The Bissel green machine can now be rented at some big stores. Lowes is one of them I found.
The comparative video on youtube, bissel vs. I checked it out myselfAWESOME! So much easier to use, and waaayyyyy better! I am boing to use a home version of the solution suggested, and will get back with the results! The price of this rugs cleaning machine is very reasonable. Once it is being purchased then its very easy to clean the rugs. I’m just another person out there trying to get the most out of life. Let your inbox help you discover our best projects, classes, and contests. Instructables will help you learn how to make anything! Bobo Vieri mi tradiva in continuazione.