Baking Soda

How to Get Baking Soda Out of Carpet

After a long day at work or at play, it’s nice to come home, kick off your shoes and socks and walk around barefoot on your plush, clean carpet, right? A little rest and relaxation does a body good. But it’s a little more difficult to be fully relaxed when you’ve got stains on your carpet that you’d rather do without. If you’re looking at a baking soda stain, there are a few ways to approach the problem of how to get dried baking soda out of carpet.

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bowl of baking soda with a spoon

Method # 1

  1. Using a clean mixing bowl, mix together 3 parts warm water with 1 part white vinegar.
  2. Soak a clean sponge in this solution and apply the sponge directly to the baking soda stain.
  3. Place pressure on the affected area with a dry towel.
  4. Repeat steps # 1-3 until the baking soda stain disappears.
  5. Let the affected area dry naturally.

Method # 2

Another way to approach this type of carpet stain removal involves vacuuming and using a turbo brush.

  1. If the stained part of the carpet is dry, start by vacuuming the baking soda spots.
  2. If your vacuum happens to have a turbo brush that you can use, this is best; though you can also rub the end of the vacuum hose over the stain vigorously to help loosen the stain.
  3. Next, using a wet rag, go back over the affected area of the carpet until the stain disappears completely. 

Method # 3

If baking soda residue is present on your carpet after trying the above mentioned methods, consider invest in renting or buying a steam cleaner.  You can also treat your carpet to hot water extraction courtesy via a professional cleaning treatment. 

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Ricardo Cleaning Carpet

Home remedies not working?

If you’re still battling stubborn red wine stains after trying these home remedies, professional cleaning may be a good option to explore. Check out COIT’s Cleaning Services to learn more about the help we can offer.

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