Are carpets healthy well that depends on allot of factors.

Most people clean carpets they are stained dirty smelly. Rarely does anyone acknowledge that their carpet needs to be cleaned to protect their health.

Carpet retailers often sell and promote carpets on the basis that cleaning is not required or essential THIS IS COMPLETELY WRONG.

Always listen to the manufactures recommendations Most Manufactures will recommend frequent vacuuming and periodic professional carpet cleaning .The long term benefits of carefully maintained carpets is carpet longevity protection of carpet and promotion of environmental health

UN-maintained carpet can be a MAJOR contributor to the degradation of indoor environmental quality, especially in relation to air quality

UN-maintained carpet can expose you to a wide array of nasties such as (fungi, mites, cockroaches and carpet dwelling insects and last but definitely not least bacteria) this can lead to major health problems.

Carpets if maintained properly can have aesthetic benefits, acoustic benefits and HEALTH benefits,

QUOTE FROM MARK BAXTERS (engineer U.S Products), ‘it is fairly well documented that carpets, because they act like a filter and absorb dust and other impurities, actually help protect IAQ.’ (Indoor air Quality)  “But we also know they do this most effectively if they are properly maintained and kept clean, which usually requires the use of hot-water carpet extractors,”

HOW DO I KEEP MY CARPETS PROPERLY MAINTAINED

The 2 biggest things to help keep carpets healthy

  •     Vacuum ( at least weekly and high traffic area should be done more often also every few weeks spend a little extra time vacuuming making sure crevasses between skirting and carpet are cleaned with detail attachment
  •     Professional Periodic cleaning – recommended a minimum of every 6 – 12 months depending on foot traffic humidity and environment

Information on the answers to these questions have been sourced  from the following 2 articles and existing industry knowledge  if interested to dive deeper into the topics please refer to

http://www.healthyfacilitiesinstitute.com/a_37-Health_Benefits_of_Carpet_Maintenance

http://www.incleanmag.com.au/2012/05/21/clean-carpets-have-positive-impact-on-indoor-air-quality/

“I believe that the survey shows that more and more people realise the benefits of carpeting in helping not only to protect IAQ but human health overall.”

Decisions to remove carpet as a response to ineffective cleaning often deprive consumers and occupants of many desirable features provided by carpet, but simply transfers environmental problems related to cleaning breakdown to environments that do not have carpet.

Benefits of Professional Carpet Cleaning

  • Guaranteed appointment times. We understand that your time is valuable, so we won’t leave you standing around waiting for us. We tell you exactly when we will arrive at your house and we stick to our schedule. The last thing we want you to do is take the morning off from work only to be kept waiting by us.
  • Clean and courteous work.  Our technicians are well-trained, honest and dependable. We’ll treat your furniture and your possessions like they were our own. You don’t have to worry about items getting broken or damaged as we move them to clean the carpet.
  • Upfront pricing. Too many cleaning companies give an estimate and then surprise you with a bill that’s significantly higher. That won’t happen with our company. You’ll know what the price is upfront and what we quote you is what we’ll charge you. When you use (insert company name), there are no surprises and no hidden costs and fees.
  • Professional results. With (insert company name), your carpeting will look like new again. We use state-of-the-art equipment for a deep, thorough cleaning. We’re confident that you’ll be pleased with the results.

 

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