- Two spray bottles
- One filled with water and about a tablespoon of dish soap
- One filled with 1/2 and 1/2 white vinegar and water, with about two tablespoons of lemon juice
- Paper towels
We have cream carpet all through the house (I still don't understand why rentals do that), and before we started this method, we had a terrible time getting up any stains. There are still some lingering randomly. But since we started this method, you can't tell. Works like a charm and is much cheaper than what you could buy at the store, and you also have less chemicals to worry about.