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what can i use to freshen up my bathroom carpet?

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lucysmam Fri 01-Aug-08 11:24:23

apart from shake n vac or something like that as i can't afford it this week because of paying insurance excess!

is there anything basic and cheap that will freshen it up a bit until i get my hands on a carpet cleaner?

tia xx

ahundredtimes Fri 01-Aug-08 11:25:16

I'm thinking.

you mean something you have in your house already?

moondog Fri 01-Aug-08 11:26:02

Rip it up. Carpet in bathroom is minigng.

goingslowlymad Fri 01-Aug-08 11:27:03

carpets in bathrooms are just gross. I'd probably remove it, however I don't think that would be an option for you.

Do you have any bi-carb of soda? Sprinkle that on, leave for a while then hoover up. It's goos at absorbing odours.

lucysmam Fri 01-Aug-08 11:29:55

no choice moondog, there's no tiles or anything under there, just cracked concrete & i cant afford to put tiles down in rented house. not really good i know but atm no choice unless i can get landlord to sort out what needs doing to the house & i dont think thats likely in a hurry since he tried taking me to court for money when he 'forgot' to cash 3 cheques for £1600 between them!

lucysmam Fri 01-Aug-08 11:30:44

thanks goingslowlymad, will try that. and get my hands on proper cleaner asap

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