How to Remove Mildew Stains from Carpet

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Education & Training with Big Show Realty

Carpet plays a crucial role in our home. We sit, lounge, walk, stand and relax on the carpets. But it is also important to ensure that the carpet is completely clean and hygienic since carpet is one of the places in your home that can develop mildew quickly. If you notice any mildew stains on the carpet, you must act quickly. Removal of mildew is quite easy but don’t know how to remove mildew stains from carpet? Do not worry, this guide will show you how to do so in a few methods.
How to Remove Mildew Stains from Carpet - Prevent Health Hazards 
As soon as you notice any signs of mildew stains, you must take immediate steps to remove them. Here are some of the methods to deal with such stains:
Method #1
If it is an area rug, you can bring it outside to deal with it. Otherwise, you can also work on the carpet wherever you think is right.

Now, use a broom to sweep away as much mildew as possible away from the carpet. The mildew will loosen and come out easily from the carpet.

Once the sweeping is done, you can vacuum the affected area too. Make sure to empty the entire vacuum bag outdoor.
Then, mix the warm water along with the dishwashing detergent in a bowl for creating a soapy mixture. Now, using the sponge you have to dab the area continuously where the mildew was present for cleaning it thoroughly.

It is better to let it dry on its own. Using a fan or blow drier can scatter the spores (if there is any) to other parts of the home.
Method #2
First, you’ll have to mix 1 part of hydrogen peroxide along with 5 parts of water.

Now, you must apply the solution directly to a clean towel that you can dispose after using it.

Then, press the towel gently over the stain working from outside towards the inside. Once it is completely done, stop dabbing.

Let the affected part of the carpet to dry on its own now.

Call a Professional Cleaner
You can also call a professional cleaning service if you are not able to clean the mildew or the stains from the carpet yourself. When the mildew has rapidly spread over a larger area, it may not be possible to stop and eradicate it completely without a professional help. You can call professional help to do this work for you. Before you call any professional, make sure to check background and reviews about the service. It is important to do a thorough research before hiring any service.
Conclusion
Don’t know how to remove mildew stains from carpet? There are many home remedies you can take on to remove these stains yourself. Although there are also many experienced professionals who know how to remove mildew stains from carpet. They can help you to do it for you while you can simply sit back and relax. Make sure to call an experienced and reliable service to ensure that the condition doesn’t get worse. You need to find a solution as soon as possible. Otherwise this mildew can cause severe damage to your carpet as well as to your health. Once the mildew situation is handled, be sure to clean your carpet regularly using various methods to prevent future growth.

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