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post #1 of 24 Old 01-28-2012, 05:55 AM Thread Starter
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lookin to shampoo my carpets b4 i install my floor mats so everything is clean under them.... i was reading and a lot of guys like the Tuff Stuff cleaner but IDK?? never done this B4. is it worth my time to rent a handheld shampooing machine from the store or just spray it, scrub it, and wet vac it??

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My mom actually owns one a shampooer like the ones you rent and it worked awsome. I don't know what she put in it for a detergent, but it was mixed with warm water and worked great. I did my seats and all of the carpet. Its crazy how much dirt they pull out. She may have used purple power or something similar, I know that it is safe on fabric/carpet, I have used it on my pants before and it takes stains out of them very good.

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i have herd bout that stuff also but it only goes in a steam cleaner or can ui be used with a brush and a wet vac

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I vacuum the carpet, and use Stoners Carpet Cleaner. Work with brush, then wipe dry with a towel. It does a nice job. You can use a shop vac without the filter to suck up the soapy residue as well, but I think the towel does better for dirt removal

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would of never thought bout a towel

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i have herd bout that stuff also but it only goes in a steam cleaner or can ui be used with a brush and a wet vac
Don't know for sure. I can't imagine it would hurt anything to brush it.

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if you already have the seats out, pull the whole carpet out and wash it on the driveway or at the carwash. I used carpet cleaner soap and a scrub brush, and rinsed it with the pressure. I did it to mine when I bought it. It had coffee and all kinds of dog hair in it. None left after that. It also has a better chance of drying when the carpet is completely out.

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well i took the seats out and shampooed everything with TUFF STUFF... thats all i could find. im impressed on how it tuned out, b4 and after pics to come

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tuff stuff is good we use that on the boat.
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DONT JUDGE ME!!!!!! i dont have anywhere to store my stuff, thats why im looking at houses with garages as we speak



SEATS OUT


SIDE BY SIDE OF DRIVER AND PASS SEAT

VACUMED OUT

SHAMPOOED


NEW LUND CATCH-ALL MATS

5 HRS AND A 12PK LATER!!!!!




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