The ingenious trick to remove those annoying furniture marks on carpets – and it doesn’t cost a penny
The excitement of the arrival of your new sofa has been somewhat tarnished by the unsightly rings left on the carpet where your old one had sat for the past five years.
Every piece of furniture that has been in the same place for a long time leaves behind tell-tale marks that are impossible to move… or so you thought.
There is actually an easy and free trick to get rid of those pesky stains for good.
Fans of cleaning sensation Mrs. Hinch, whose real name is Sophie Hinchliffe, shared their tips on a Facebook group dedicated to her cleaning hacks and tips.
A fan of cleaning sensation Ms. Hinch took to her Facebook group to ask how she could deal with the marks left on her carpet after she moved some furniture
This comes after a woman got into trouble when she bought a new couch.
She took to the social media group to ask how she could deal with the prints left behind.
The user wrote: ‘Hi, does anyone have a trick to get pressure marks on furniture off a carpet?
“I now have a new sofa with legs and the stains from the old sofa are irritating me.”
And Ms. Hinch’s fans were quick to respond with the different methods she could try.
However, there was one technique that stood out the most, with many users giving the same tip.
The hack is simple: put an ice cube or several ice cubes on the spot. depending on the size of the indentation on the carpet and letting it melt.
The reason this hack works is because the carpet soaks up the water and starts to rise.
Social media users were quick to point the woman in the right direction, and there was one method that stood out the most
While it is doing this you can use a sponge to blot out any extra water and then gently lift the dimpled carpet with a coin
One person suggested on the Facebook page, “Put ice cubes on top and let them melt.
“Then vacuum when it’s dry.”
And a second person chimed in with more explanation and said, “Leave an ice cube on each mark.”
“As it melts, the carpet springs back.”
While a third person wrote, “Another for ice cubes.”
Meanwhile, another person came up with another piece of advice, which was very similar to the ice cubes.
They wrote: ‘Damp towel over the stains, then iron.’