Is you carpet really that clean?

by / Monday, 27 July 2015 / Published in Carpet Cleaning

Did you know that your carpets can hold as much as four times their weight in dirt! That is some serious filth. The nature of carpet mean they catch every spec of dirt, dust, insect feces, insect husks, pet hair, pet urine, dead skin cells. This makes it the ideal breading ground for bacteria, mold, volatile organic compounds, and many other types of allergens clinging to the fibers. Serious health issue can effect people living with carpets that are not regularly professionally cleaned. The fact is, dirty carpets can lead to serious health problems in generally healthy people.

Ensure your families health, it is important that your carpets rugs and soft Furnishings are regularly professionally cleaned. While vacuum is important once or twice a week, this is just not enough to remove the bacteria and germs. You need your carpets professionally cleaned, remove all traces of these allergens from the carpet fibers. To look at your carpets rugs and Soft Furnishings they might not look that dirty, but please read these statistics, and see if you fit the bill for any of these carpet crimes:

  • Forget that five-second rule! 90% of people admit to spilling food on the carpet and eating it. If your carpets are dirty, think about what you are actually putting into your stomach. Bacteria can live for up to four weeks in carpeting, and if there is any in yours, which there likely is without professional carpet cleaning, that bacteria is going to get on your food.
  • 75% of people admit to walking on their carpets while wearing their outdoor shoes. This not only tracks dirt into the house, it also grinds it into the carpets, vacuuming alone won’t get rid of it.
  • 70% of people admit to moving furniture around to cover stains in their carpets rather than clean the stains. Clean those nasty spills right away, to prevent stains from forming. Stop moving your furniture around to hide stained carpets and rugs and call Ryan's Carpet Cleaning to get rid of them.

The Hazards of Vacuuming

Vacuuming the family home is an important part to keeping a tidy house but it can also be hazardous to your health. People with allergies and respiratory problems are more susceptible to the effects of vacuuming. Firstly bacteria and dirt that has been ground into the carpet fibres will not be removed by vacuuming alone. The air that blows out of the vacuum cleaner also can spread these bacteria into the air of your home causing potential for nasty allergy and respiratory conditions. The air from your vacuum really isn't that clean. You may not know that an area that is being vacuumed is in the top five list of dirtiest places in your home, also in this list are washing machines, flushing toilets, kitchen dish cloths and sponges, house garbage bins.

Steam Cleaned Carpets = Healthier kids, adults and even pets.

It is important to make sure that your carpets are professionally cleaned. To ensure healthy living conditions for children adults and pet you should have the family home carpets cleaned regularly. Babies and toddlers spend much of their time crawling and playing on the floor. They can come into contact with germs and bacteria from dirty carpets rugs and soft Furnishings. There's also the chance that insects in the carpet could bite, leading to a possible allergic reactions. When it comes time to pets, the two reasons for regular professional carpet cleaning are pets shedding fur and hair, these built up in the carpet fibers Secondly pets on the floor also like us pick up germs and can get sick.

Ensure your family homes carpets are clean and healthy with Ryan's Carpet Cleaning.

Contact us to book a call out today phone 02 42846142