|You can see the strip we hadn't done... EWWWWW|
Yup, carpet cleaning was on my "before the baby arrives" list. I was going to call zero-res to come do it and 2 years later, we rented a rug doctor and did it ourselves.
Eli got a kick out of our couch living in the kitchen for a couple days while we did 1/2 the house on a Friday night, and the second 1/2 on Saturday. It took until Monday to get the carpet to dry and we did it on a wet weekend and only had 2 bog box fans... but its noticeably cleaner than before.. but we still want to rip out all the carpet and replace it with hard wood *(fake hardwood, I mean... like cheap but nice looking laminate that locks into place one board at a time... only my floor "dips" noticeably in one place and i'm not sure if that would need to be fixed first.)...
But our carpet got cleaned and it only cost us $66.15 with the rental and the cleaner bottles we picked up.
We might go to Ikea and get a new floor rug for the living room to cover the more worn parts of the carpet. Our white one has been much much closer to a shade of grey after too years with a toddler. We've moved our hallway rug to the high traffic area near our front door though until we can find the time.