For the purpose of carpet cleaning using powder, a dry powder of small powder corn cobs mixed with a solution is used. This mixture is spread evenly on the carpet. A cylindrical brush is used then used to scrub powder in the carpet where there is dirt. The powder is then vacuumed out of the carpet. No drying time is required here at all. However, like Bonnet method, probably only the top of the carpet could be cleaned. Just keep in mind that this is a good way for a quick cleaning before you need it urgently but you still need a cleaning which is wet at some point of time. It is good that you can also go for a professional cleaning service at one point of time sooner or later. The service providers generally use wet methods but as they are experts the cleaning is perfect and you do not need to work hard on cleaning your carpet for few months after that.
For the purpose of grout cleaning there are few easy mixtures that could be used like Oxygen bleach. Unlike the regular bleach the oxygen bleach is nontoxic substance that generally comes in powdered form and is then mixed with water to make a solution for cleaning purpose. Oxygen bleach is used to turn the grout bright and clean within a few hours. It is environment friendly and could be effective. Hydrogen peroxide is cheap and a natural cleaner which is another good option if you want a nontoxic solution for cleaning purpose. Commercial grout cleaner are the cleaners which are made especially for grout available at the supermarket or the hardware stores. Commercial cleaners may be good but they give out toxic fumes that may harms family members and the pets. There are professional services where experienced professional clan the grout wearing the necessary things that are required. They will do the entire cleaning by their professional equipments and cleaning solutions that help to clean the grout perfectly without any stain or spots.
The cleaners that are available in the market could be solutions that could be used for the purpose of cleaning. The solutions could be applied using the solution with water or could be used directly. However, generally the cleaners are a machine which differs in size based on the purpose used like homes or commercial places. They could be used by family members or by professional cleaning service providers. If you are using a cleaner for your house then use it when most of the family members are not there, as the dirt would not affect them. There are people who have dust allergy and it is best that you put a cloth on your nose and mouth while cleaning even if you are using a vacuum cleaner.
Thus for all the purposes it is good that you clean your own home by dividing the work and do not strain yourself too much. Wear gloves, and cover your nose and mouth while you are cleaning.