If you use a machine to clean your carpets you will like this recipe for making your own carpet shampoo. It will save you money in the long run and get out the spots others soaps may leave behind. Plus it leaves the house smelling nice. Also because the recipe calls for a tiny bit of fabric softener this will leave your carpet nice and soft as well as clean. Happy Money Saver shares this recipe and she says that making a whole gallon of this concentrated carpet shampoo cost about a dollar compared to 20 dollars for half of a gallon of the name brand. Now that is some great savings. Next time you need to clean the carpets at your house give this recipe a try to see if it works for you and gets all the stains and spots out of your carpets. You may find your self with clean carpets and enough money saved to order up a pizza for dinner that evening, and who wants to cook after cleaning carpets for a few hours right.