Having a new puppy, rescue dog still working on potty-training, or a beloved senior canine family member can result in some extra work to maintain a clean and fresh home, especially when it comes to your carpets and rugs.
Finding safe and non-toxic carpet cleaners that won't harm your pets can be a challenging task. Traditional carpet cleaners often contain harsh chemicals that can pose health risks to our beloved canine companions.
Did you know there's a natural and dog friendly carpet cleaner that not only cleans your carpets effectively but also ensures the safety and well-being of your four-legged family members?
That's right! You can use 4-Legger Organic Dog Shampoo in your steam carpet cleaner, making it the perfect choice for households with 4-legged kids of all ages as well as your 2-legged children!
The Problem with Traditional Carpet Cleaning Solutions
Traditional carpet cleaning solutions may boast powerful cleaning abilities, but they also come with a significant downside - a cocktail of toxic chemicals. These chemical-laden solutions can leave behind harmful residues that dogs and cats may ingest after walking and playing on your carpets and rugs.
As your dog or cat licks themselves, the likelihood of ingesting chemicals is even higher.
Moreover, the fumes from these cleaners can irritate your pets' sensitive respiratory systems, leading to discomfort and long term health issues from exposure to environmental toxins.
Here are some of the chemicals in traditional carpet cleaning solutions:
Perchloroethylene (PERC): Also known as tetrachloroethylene, PERC is a volatile organic compound (VOC) commonly used in dry-cleaning solutions and carpet cleaners. Exposure to PERC fumes can lead to respiratory issues, dizziness, and even liver and kidney damage over time.
Ammonium Hydroxide: This chemical is used in carpet cleaners for its alkaline properties, which help break down dirt and stains. However, it is corrosive and can cause skin and eye irritation.
Formaldehyde: Often used as a preservative and disinfectant in carpet cleaning products, formaldehyde is a known carcinogen and can also irritate the eyes, nose, and throat.
Butyl Glycol: This solvent is frequently used in carpet cleaners but can cause respiratory and skin irritation. Prolonged exposure may damage the liver, kidneys, and blood cells.
Naphthalene: Used to give carpet cleaners a strong fragrance, naphthalene is a toxic chemical that has been linked to respiratory problems and is classified as a possible carcinogen.
2-Butoxyethanol: A common ingredient in carpet cleaners, this solvent can irritate the eyes, skin, and respiratory system. Prolonged exposure may affect the blood, liver, and kidneys.
Propylene Glycol: Often used as a surfactant in carpet cleaners, propylene glycol can cause skin irritation and allergies in some individuals.
Artificial Fragrances: Synthetic fragrances added to carpet cleaners can contain a mixture of harmful chemicals that may trigger allergic reactions and respiratory issues.
By opting for non-toxic solutions like 4-Legger organic dog shampoo you can ensure a healthier living environment for both your family and your pets.
Cleaning Carpets with 4-Legger Dog Shampoo
Using 4-Legger Organic Dog Shampoo as a carpet cleaner is a simple and effective process.
You can use it in your home carpet cleaner or with just a wet cloth for small area touch ups.
Follow these easy steps to get your carpets looking and smelling fresh using your steam cleaner without any toxic residues:
Step 1: Gather Your Supplies
Aside from your carpet cleaner, you'll need a bottle of 4-Legger Lemongrass and Aloe dog shampoo.
We have tested the different formulations in our carpet cleaner and we think the lemongrass and aloe is the best to make your carpets smell fresh and clean.
Make sure the carpet cleaner's water reservoir is empty and ready for the cleaning solution.
Step 2: Prepare the Cleaning Solution
Add approximately 1/2 to 1 capful of 4-Legger dog shampoo into the carpet cleaner solution reservoir.
The Lemongrass and Aloe scent will not only leave your carpets smelling pleasant but will also help deter pests like fleas and ticks naturally. After adding the shampoo, fill the rest of the reservoir with warm water.
Step 3: Clean Your Carpets
Now that the cleaning solution is ready, simply operate the carpet cleaner as you would when cleaning carpets with a traditional carpet cleaning solution. The warm water mixed with the 4-Legger dog shampoo will work wonders in removing dirt, stains, and odors from your carpets, leaving them clean and fresh.
Benefits of Using 4-Legger Organic Dog Shampoo
Safe for Pets and Family: The primary advantage of using 4-Legger dog shampoo is that it is 100% safe for pets and humans alike. You can have peace of mind knowing that your furry friends are not being exposed to harmful chemicals.
Natural Ingredients: The Lemongrass and Aloe formulation is crafted with natural, plant-based ingredients that are not only safe but also nourishing for your pet's skin and coat.
Eco-Friendly: By choosing 4-Legger, you're also making an eco-conscious choice. 4-Legger products are biodegradable, ensuring that you're not contributing to environmental pollution.
Versatility: Why not use a product you already trust to bathe your dog with for keeping rug or carpeted floor surfaces safe from toxic ingredients? Beyond carpet cleaning, Obviously, we developed 4-Legger dog shampoo to keep your pup clean and healthy, but it can be used for various cleaning purposes, making it a multi-functional product to have in your pet care arsenal.
Step 4: Dispose of Dirty Water
You can dispose of the dirty water either outside away from your garden or sensitive vegetation or directly on soil where it will naturally biodegrade.
By using 4-Legger Organic Dog Shampoo in your carpet cleaner, you not only protect your pets from harmful chemicals but also ensure that your carpets remain clean, fresh-smelling and free from environmental toxins.
Next time you need to clean your carpets, remember to reach for 4-Legger all natural dog shampoo and experience the difference of a truly dog-friendly carpet cleaner. Whether you have new puppy, adult or senior dog, they will thank you for it, and you'll enjoy a cleaner home with the peace of mind that comes from using safe and natural products.