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DIY Carpet Cleaner

Who needs all those harsh chemicals when you can get spills and stains out naturally with this simple homemade carpet cleaner?
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Cleaning Recipe
Cuisine: DIY, Home
Keyword: cleaning
Yield: 1 application
Author: Kate Kordsmeier
Cost: $5


  • Large pitcher


  • 6 cups hot water I set my tea kettle to Delicate // 160F.
  • 2 tablespoons liquid Castile soap
  • 2 tablespoons white distilled vinegar
  • ¼ cup hydrogen peroxide
  • 15–20 drops essential oils I recommend lemon and sweet orange.


  • Combine all ingredients in a large jug or pitcher and stir gently.
    DIY Carpet Cleaner
  • To use, pour into a carpet steam cleaning machine and use according to directions. Or apply directly to the carpet stain, and scrub with a bristle brush to remove.