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Old 09-22-2004, 12:36 PM   #1 (permalink)
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OK... this is a pretty simple question but i'm sure a lot of can use the answer... well i just wanna clean the carpeting of the car, its just dirty and nasty and i wanna clean it. i'm asking for help and tips.. not the floor mats, but the carpeting. i'm asking you guys to see if you can reccomend anything. NEED TO CLEAN!!
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there are some sprays that foam up you can get at most grocery stores/auto stores ..if you use that with a brush of some sort you got probly a 50/50 chance of getting some of the grime out,,i would also get a wet vac of some sort to suck out any left over moisture..you can always try steam cleaning just make sure and be gentle
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I have used Spot Out, which can be found at Wal Mart, etc., with good results. I would like to reiterate wax's statement about being gentle. The interior carpeting is much more delicate in my '97 328i when compared to the floormats. I used a Wal Mart upholstery brush at first, but it actually pulled the carpet fibers out. I ended up just using a rag and light pressure to finish spot-cleaning.

Here's the steps that I used when cleaning:
Vacuum out any loose dirt and derbris.
Spray the area you'd like to clean and let it sit for about one minute.
Use your (extra) soft brush or rag to work the stains out of the carpet.
Rinse your brush/rag with clean water and work out any left over cleaner.
If you have a wet/dry vac, you can remove excess dampness.

Hope this helps.
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Try Folex Carpet Cleaner and for any oil/grease spots try Greased Lightning.

Most pro carpet cleaners use steam/hot water mixed with their cleaning solution.
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I like Prestone carpet cleaner
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If you can swing it, go get a Bissel Little Green Clean Machine... That little box is awesome at cleaning carpets.

Or you could go rent a rug doctor with an upholstery attachment from the grocery store.....
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I still remember the tome when i spilled soda on my carpet and some solutions i don't recall what that is, but i still know that i used vinegar and baking soda in taking or getting rid of the thing in my carpet.



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Re: Carpet Cleaning

I dunno if it will work for your stain, since its been sitting for a week, but I have found that using baby wipes, if you have any, have gotten out pretty much any stain for me when it was still fresh, and some when its set-in. They work great. Have gotten out red fruit punch and many other things, without leaving a hint of the stain behind. If you happen to have them, it definately not hurt to try!
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Alright, what can be recommended for leather cleaning & reconditioning?
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I'm using a high traffic carpet cleaner, works wonders for me.

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Hey my carpets are old now i have been cleaning them with water and solutions but is it safe to do that because someone told me that they get spoiled soon by water and stuff
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If you are doing it gently, it will probably be okay, but make sure that you get up ALL the water and don't pour the solution directly on the carpet--use a rag. If you have to, use a wet/dry ShopVac to get up the residual. You can also try steam cleaning with a gentle cleaning machine. After you are done using the water and solution, let your car air out by keeping the windows down in your garage, etc. The last thing you will want is a mildew problem in your BMW.
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That's sounds really useful. Will definitely try it
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I use either prestone carpet cleaner or 303 carpet cleaner.
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