How can I make a cleaner at home to use in this machine? The commercial cleaners are just too expensive and don't really work.
Making carpet cleaner.
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Is there a homemade solution I can make at home to use in my steam cleaner?
By terrycw from Denver, CO
Try adding in a cup or two of vinegar and a little ammonia to the hot water solution you use in the carpet cleaner.
I have a Kirby G4 and I'm wondering is there anything else I can use to shampoo other than Kirby shampoo?
By NANCY C from OH
I purchased a product called Awesome from the dollar store after reading numerous reviews about how wonderful it worked. I diluted it in a spray bottle to treat the stains before diluting it in the carpet cleaning machine & it worked great. On the bottle it clearly says it can be used in carpet cleaning machines. Then I mixed vinegar & hot water to go back over the carpet to remove any remaining soap. Even the vinegar solution pulled up a lot of dirt. I am very pleased with the results, my carpet looks new!
I work for Kirby. If you use lavender fabuloso with white vinegar diluted in water with a teaspoon of dawn dish soap(for the foam) you get the same results for less money.
allissia6 Do you have measured amounts for this cleaner?
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I need a recipe for the cleaning solution for my Hoover Steam Vac. I believe it has vinegar and water in it. That's all I know.
I have a fairly large home with a lot of carpet to steam clean. We received a very nice machine as a housewarming gift.