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Home Cleaning Tips Top 5 Facts You Should Know About Dirty Carpets

Top 5 Facts You Should Know About Dirty Carpets

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As a homeowner, you have a lot to take care of, and, let's face it, your home is an ongoing work in progress, always in need of one task or another. For that reason, it can be easy to overlook the importance of scheduling a job like carpet cleaning, even if all you have to do is call in your preferred cleaning company to do the job for you!

It's also easy to procrastinate and tell yourself, "the carpet doesn't look that bad anyway." As professional cleaners, though, we're here to tell you that what you can't see can hurt you - and your carpets and your indoor air quality. Well, you get the point.

The Truth About Carpet Filth

Your carpets may look and even smell okay, but that doesn't mean they are. Think about the sheer volume of foot traffic your floors see, with and without shoes. If you have pets, it can be even worse, especially for pets that go outdoors.

It's time to learn some of the cold, hard facts about your dirty carpets.

  • Dust mites live in your carpets. Even worse, dust mite feces are all over the place.
  • By the time you've read this, you've also lost in excess of 30,000 dead skin cells. Multiply that by hours, days, and weeks, plus the dead skin cells of every member of your household, and it's a lot.
  • Fleas thrive in the warmth of carpet fibers. Even if you don't think you have a flea problem, you can easily have fleas without realizing it yet.
  • Think air pollution is just outside the home? Then it's time to learn that you can have twice as much dust indoors than out.
  • Carpets trap and harbor germs, bacteria, fungi, and other contaminants that can lead to illness or trigger problems like asthma attacks.

Even more bad news - vacuuming alone cannot handle all of this, no matter how often you do it. While staying current with a carpet sweeping routine is necessary and useful, you still need regular carpet cleaning. Call Around the Clock Cleaning servicing South Central Pennsylvania for professional carpet cleaning, and feel good about protecting your loved ones from filthy flooring.

If you're looking for a professional cleaning company in the Lancaster area, please call 717-495-9365 or complete our online request form.