What's In Your Dirty Carpet?


Having Your Carpet Cleaned Can Remove a Number of Precarious Predators that May Trigger Asthma and Allergies.




Some claim that the carpet is the dirtiest place in your home with its food spilling, pet sprawling and boot dragging existence. Most home owners vacuum and, perhaps, have their rugs cleaned once a year. If you are suffering from asthma or allergies, a clean carpet might be the answer to your prayers. Below are listed many nasties that live in carpets, upholstery, bedding and even clothing.


The Dust Mite

You've probably heard of dust mites as being a nasty culprit to clean carpets and upholstery, as well as a trigger for asthma and nasal congestion.


Dust mites live in carpets, upholstery, bedding and other places where dust accumulates. Dust mites live in dust. They are microscopic and breed in areas of homes with high humidity, such as the kitchen or bathroom.


Pet Discards, Hair & Feathers

We love our pets and endure the 5am morning walks for the young pup, the nighttime howls and, of course, the springtime shedding of the fur. Dust mites, that feed off dead flakes of skin, feast upon pet hair and skin flakes in the spring, though, keep in mind that pet saliva, protein in animal skin and urine also trigger asthma and nasal allergies.


Mold & Mildew

Indoor mold and mildew grow in damp areas of your home or business. They release airborne spores, that allow for the mold to spread.Source: www.everydayhealth.comSource: www.housingforhealth.comSource: www.nasonex.com These spores may trigger asthma and allergies.



Some claim that a carpet is home to as many as 200,000 bacteria a square inch, considerably more that a toilet seat.


E. Coli live in fecal mater found outside. One good idea is to take your shoes off before you go in your house. Having your carpets cleaned regularly is also suggested.


Staphylococcus may live in skin and mucous as well as under the finger nails.


Salmonellas is another bacteria that may be found in your carpet. It is tracked in from outside or from your indoor pets.


Source: www.ehow.com


Let's Get It Cleaned

In your research, you might find is explained that, in order to rid your carpet of these and other nasty things, that you will need a HEPA. That term refers to a high-efficiency particulate, such as a steam or hot water extraction system that can remove particles, dirt and moisture from your carpets and upholster.


The cleaning process at Blue Ribbon Carpet Cleaning is a specifically designed to handle this mess.









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