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Is there an easier way to clean an area rug?

I have this huge area rug for my living room. I have no use for a steamer vacuum. But I don't want to scrub the carpet on my hands and knees any ideas.

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malexander2009

Asked by malexander2009 at 3:01 PM on May. 30, 2011 in Home & Garden

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  • Have it professionally cleaned.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:04 PM on May. 30, 2011

  • Buy carpet cleaner that can be sprinkled on the carpet, wait the stated time, and then vacumn. Or your resolve carpet cleaner.
    meooma

    Answer by meooma at 3:18 PM on May. 30, 2011

  • I take mine outside on my driveway, put a little soap on it, and I scrub it with a deck brush, which is a scrub brush with a long handle on it. Then I hit it with the hose! Next, I hang it up on a porch railing to drip dry. Works great!
    dwmom2008

    Answer by dwmom2008 at 4:54 PM on May. 30, 2011

  • I am also a fan of the scrub it in the driveway and rinse with a hose technique:) I hang ours in a nearby tree to dry:)
    elijahsmama09

    Answer by elijahsmama09 at 8:03 PM on May. 30, 2011

  • i like the whole soap and scrub then hose down idea!
    ilovemyboys84

    Answer by ilovemyboys84 at 10:06 PM on May. 30, 2011

  • You can usually rent carpet cleaners.
    KristinRox

    Answer by KristinRox at 11:54 PM on May. 30, 2011

  • i have a carpet steamer,maybe rent one like pp said
    critter_boo

    Answer by critter_boo at 9:25 AM on May. 31, 2011

  • I spot clean my rug often. You can also rent a rug doctor
    dixiegurl223626

    Answer by dixiegurl223626 at 10:00 AM on May. 31, 2011

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