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#1 of 7 Old 04-14-2004, 02:10 PM - Thread Starter
 
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There was a thread a couple of weeks ago about carpet cleaning a couple of you mentioned using Dr. Bronner's in the cleaner. How much do you use? And if I make a pretreat spray how much water and Dr. Bronner's would I use?

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Anyone have any suggestions???
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And with a toddler around it gets plenty of use! I just use a few squirts in a spray bottle and fill the rest up with water. Then I just spray it on the spot and scrub.
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I use about 8 good squirts of Dr. Bronners in the cleaner's tank and add water enough to fill. It makes for a lovely minty smell. As for the spot cleaner, I second merrick's approach.

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I have a HUGE bottle that i'm trying to find ways to use. But doesn't this carpet cleaning leave a soapy residue?? I've got some serious spots that need treatment (3 kids under 8...go figure).
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Thank You for all your help! Hopefully if all goes well I will have clean fresh smelling carpets tomorrow!
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Dr. Bronner's rinses pretty well, but if you're worried about soap residue in your carpet, spray the area with vinegar and water (50/50) and pat. Repeat. Vinegar will help lift out any remaining soap and deodorize.
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