Having clean carpets in your home in Siesta Key is something that everybody wants, but the hassle of making the appointment, plus the cost, is something that we all tend to put off for as long as we can. Usually, people start thinking about getting their carpets cleaned when they see soiled areas or traffic lanes opening up where the carpet is been crushed and isn’t recovering, however, there are other more important reasons that you should clean your carpet much more often than just a few spills. Most manufacturers of carpeting recommend that a person steam clean their carpet at least once every 12 to 18 months, but that is just to maintain the carpet and its warranty, not for your good health. If allergies are a concern to you, or anyone in your home, then every six months would be a more prudent schedule for cleaning your carpets and here are some reasons why.
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According to the EPA, it’s possible for the air inside your home to be much more polluted than the outside air, and delete most Americans spend 90% of their time breathing that polluted indoor air. One of the worst contaminants of indoor air comes from cooking and cleaning in your kitchen, where massive quantities of pollutants are created that then float throughout your house and settle down onto the surfaces in every other room. These kinds of contaminants are particularly bad because they tend to be edible for bacteria, fungi, and dust mites, which then live forever in your carpets consuming your pollution as food.
And then there’s cigarette smoking, which deposits tar and smoke ash on your walls and furniture and carpet. Any of the 1000 chemicals in tobacco could cause strong allergic reactions in many people, and these types of pollutants tend to attract other dirt with their stickiness. Add a pet or two to this mix and you’ve got hair, dander, and other tracked in dirt, is now sticking to your carpet with tar and ash from cigarette smoke, all potentially allergy causing and even worse in your home.
For the reasons listed above, and many more, a person who either has allergies or doesn’t want to develop them, should have their carpets professionally cleaned every six months, and vacuumed at least weekly, or more often in the case of pets and children, in order to keep their carpets healthy for all concerned.