Kids, pets, and messes will eventually leave even the most well kept carpet smelly. It isn’t too difficult to fix, barring any horrible spills, but the problem is often that the homeowner doesn’t notice the smell. We become a bit numb to the odors of our own house. Unfortunately, guests will notice!
DIY Carpet Deodorizers
The best remedy is baking soda. All you have to do is sprinkle the powder on the carpet, let it sit for 3-4 hours, and vacuum it up. Pretty simple, right?
Try multiple applications if the odor persists. You’ll likely notice the odor upon returning to the house after being away for a while. Another remedy is to sprinkle grated potatoes on the carpet. Let the potatoes sit and vacuum them up just the same as the baking soda. It may sound very weird but it works!