What is a good home made carpet powder to make for vacuuming?

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  • Patricia Patricia on Feb 28, 2018
    Baking soda is good, good for absorbing odors.
  • Geew Geew on Feb 28, 2018
    Borax, it will also absorb odors and as a bonus it kills fleas that can be brought in from your yard or pets in the summer. You can find Borax in the laundry detergent aisles. And you can add it your wash with your regular detergent! Bonus!
  • Pat Russell Pat Russell on Feb 28, 2018
    Good responses. I add a bit of baby powder to make it smell nicer. The baking soda and borax don't have any odor.
  • Teresa C Teresa C on Feb 28, 2018
    Baking soda
  • Iro22813976 Iro22813976 on Feb 28, 2018
    I use baking soda and borax. I let it sit on carpet for 2 hours and it's done. Another diyer said you can also put lemoin or lavender oil with the mix and it will also kill fleas without hurtiung your animals. I am trying it this weekend.
  • Tex32693289 Tex32693289 on Feb 28, 2018
    When I had a dog and lived in Florida the first thing I learned from my neighbor was to keep fresh Eucalyptus in the house. Sand fleas will not come in the lemon is also a repellent.
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