Use Mr. Clean in a Rug Doctor carpet shampooer. Cheaper than the brand name solution. $3 v/s $20. My carpets are off white. The color in this solution will NOT stain your carpet. See the treated side of the cola stain? I used Mr. Clean 'Gain' scented. My whole house smells like Gain dryers sheets! Use 1/2 cup of Mr. Clean per 2 gallons of hot water.
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Homemade carpet solution for a Rug Doctor. Mix hot water with 1 T Dawn, 1/2 cup Oxyclean stain spray, 1/2 cup of Borax. Pull the shampooer backwards very slowly for results like this. This is the spring after our wood furnace blew soot everywhere.
A friend that owns rental property told me to try Tide with Bleach Alternative in my hot water carpet cleaning machine as one last try before I ripped up the carpet. She swears by it being the best thing ever so I tried it. S I put Tide in my Rug Doctor with water just like normal carpet shampoo. It saved 900 sq ft of carpet plus a matching carpeted stairway. I would strongly suggest trying a very small spot in the corner on colored carpets as you don't know if it would fade carpet fibers.
Rent a rug doctor for $25. Instead of buying their expensive solution, use a 1/2 cup high efficiency laundry detergent and 1/2 cup of bleach per tank of water. Use nearly boiling wate. Substitute oxi-clean instead of bleach for dark carpet. Real picture of results.