:montana wildhack wrote:
:>> How I hate this custom of taking off shoes indoors!:>>
:>> 3 weeks ago we had a visitor whose feet were damp and smelly, 8 on
:>> scale of 10.:>>
:>> Even now the carpet areas that he had stood or walked on still give
:>> odor that makes me sick.:>>
:>> I really do not have the energy to shampoo the whole house, I'm
:>> looking for a way to spot clean without shampoo.:>>
:> I'd try something like Nature's Miracle or anothe enzyme-based carpet
:> cleaner. Of course, you might start by spraying white vinegar on the
:> affected areas and waiting about 24 hours before you go the enzyme route.
:Thanks for the tip. I've never tried anything with vinegar...should it
:be diluted before use?
A couple of months ago I had something worse than smelly feet permeate
my carpet. I used diluted vinegar...can't remember the dilution but a
google search should reveal it. Once dry, I sprayed the heavy duty
Febreze (for carpet and upholstery...not the room spray) over the area,
lightly, for several days in a row. It worked! I was shocked!