WATCH Video To Remove Gum from Carpet Fast Easy and Safe
If you've ever had chewing gum ground into your carpet you know just how difficult it is to remove. You need to watch this Video To Remove Gum from Carpet Fast Easy and Safe. This house cleaning tips and tricks offers up one way to get the pesky chewing gum out of carpet, quickly and easily. This household cleaning tips uses a cleaning solution called DP200, a plastic scraper, rinse water, and a brush and cloth. To start apply the DP200 to the chewing gum, this product works best when it is allowed to penetrate from underneath. So when you are using the scraper use it from the sides, which will allow the fluid to get underneath till you release the gum from the carpet. Work away with your plastic scraper until you have removed all of the gum. The DP200 product takes away the stickiness from the gum. Continue to keep working at the chewing gum, until all traces of gum residue are gone. Then use a stiff brush to help raise the carpet back to its original pile. You will want to use some rinse water to help remove the DP residue from the carpet.
If you don't have any of the DP200 product at your home, you can try and use another all natural house cleaning tips using some distilled white vinegar. You most likely already have the white vinegar in your house. So start by wrapping a handful of ice cubes in a clean kitchen towel and then holding it against the gum for about five minutes. Then change out the ice and repeat this process until the gum is very hard. You do not want to saturate the carpet with melted ice, so be sure the ice is cold. Then hit the frozen gum with the back of a metal kitchen utensil, breaking it into smaller pieces. You can then vacuum up the pieces thoroughly or pick them out, making sure to approach the area from varying directions. Then mix a white vinegar solution depending on your carpet material. For more delicate carpets or area rugs, combine about a 1/4 teaspoon of white distilled vinegar with four cups of water. You can mix a 1/2 cup of vinegar with 1 cup of water to clean synthetic carpets.
And for natural fiber rugs try combining 1/2 cup of vinegar with 1/2 cup of water. Then dip a clean cloth in the white vinegar solution and dab at the remaining gum residue. Do not rub you want to dab. Once the carpet spot is saturated in the vinegar solution, let it sit for about 15 to 20 minutes. Then with a clean wet cloth with cool water, dab at the stain again, and rinse away the vinegar. Let the carpet dry thoroughly. And repeat this process until the stain disappears. Afterward, you want to make sure that the carpet is thoroughly dried, so you don't get any mildew. You can dry the carpet by using a fan on the wet area, and dabbing at the wet carpet area with a dry towel. White distilled vinegar is made from soured fruit juice, grain or wine and contains about five percent acetic acid, which makes vinegar a mild acid. The disinfectant properties of vinegar work well for all sorts of household cleaning projects. Vinegar is effective at cutting grease, removing stains, and as a water softener. Vinegar can also be used to dissolve mineral deposits, removing traces of soap, grease, removing mildew or wax build up, polishing some metals and as deodorizers. You will find this house cleaning tips for removing gum from the carpet on the "Dellaenviroclean's channel" site. *
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