Learning to Clean Like The Pro's

A few years ago, I realized that I didn't really know how to keep my house clean. There were always dishes sitting in the sink, and I couldn't keep up with laundry if my life depended on it. However, a friend of mine suggested working with a professional maid, and so I took her advice. As she worked, I watched her methods, and I learned a lot. This blog is dedicated to my cleaning studies. Here, you will find information on how to clean your house more effectively, so that you can stop wasting time on certain jobs. My plan is that this website could help you to live better than ever. Thanks for reading!

No More Stains! 2 Simple Ways To Keep Common Carpet Stains Away


Whether your carpet is brand new or you've had it for a few years, you want to keep it looking clean. If you've got kids, they're going to make their share of messes on the carpet. To keep your carpet looking its best, you'll need to clean up after those messes as quickly as possible. Luckily, there are some steps you can take to beat spills. Here are some quick tips that will help you clean up the messes before they have a chance to stain you carpeting.

Grass Stains

If your kids play outside, it's just a matter of time before you get grass stains on your carpeting. Don't panic. Even if you have light-colored carpeting, you can still get rid of the stains.

Supplies You'll Need

  • Plastic mixing bowl
  • 2 cups of ice cold water
  • 1 teaspoon of liquid laundry detergent
  • ½ teaspoon of oxygenated stain remover
  • Clean cloth


  1. Fill your bowl with the ice cold water.
  2. Add your liquid laundry detergent and stain remover to the water.
  3. Mix well with your finger.
  4. Pour a small amount of the cleaning solution on the grass stain.
  5. Allow it to soak in for a minute or two.
  6. Use your clean cloth to carefully blot the stain.
  7. Be careful not to rub the area or you'll spread the stain.
  8. Repeat the process until the stain is completely gone.
  9. Allow the area to air dry.

Fruit Punch Stains

If you have kids, chances are that they're going to spill fruit punch somewhere in your home. Fortunately, it doesn't have to turn into a stained mess. All you have to do is follow these simple instructions to clean up the spill and prevent a stain.

Supplies You'll Need

  • Large mixing bowl
  • 2 cups cold water
  • 4 teaspoons of liquid laundry detergent
  • 4 teaspoons distilled vinegar
  • Paper towels


  1. Place 2 cups of cold water in your mixing bowl.
  2. Add your detergent and vinegar.
  3. Pour a small amount of the solution on to the stain and allow it to soak in for several minutes.
  4. Use your paper towels to carefully blot the area and remove the liquid.
  5. Repeat the process as needed to remove the stain from your carpet.

If your carpet has had a run-in with stain makers, don't panic. The tips provided here will help you eliminate stains caused by common, everyday mishaps. If you have a problem with stains that you can't remove using these methods, be sure to contact a carpet cleaning service. 


8 August 2016