Dust accumulation in rugs and carpets can negatively affect members of a household, especially those suffering from conditions such as asthma or snoring. There are many benefits to regular carpet cleaning to ensure a healthier living environment for your family and pets. If not for anything else, carpet cleaning will help remove pollutants that are trapped on the fiber. No doubt a dirty carpet will harbor all manner of pollutants including cockroach allergens, pet dander, everyday dust, and dirt and sometimes even lead pollution. It is also not uncommon to find toxic airborne gases trapped in your carpets and rugs. The worst thing is when you have all these pollutants, and your HVAC system is on.
Some people have been led to believe dirty carpets could be contributing to their high monthly energy bills. When dirt and dust particles are trapped in the HVAC air ducts, it means it will be using more energy to perform simple tasks. This means each time the unit is on, it is consuming more energy than it should otherwise have consumed were it not for the trapped dirt and particles from your carpet.
The toxic gasses trapped on your carpet get released on a daily basis through activities such as walking and vacuuming and of course this leads to contamination. Luckily, professional carpet cleaning services use specializes cleaning tools and detergents to kill the bacteria and dislodge deeply trapped pollutants. Dust mite infestation on your carpets also calls for professional carpet cleaning services. Sadly, dust mite infestation is something that often passes many people due to their tiny nature. Note that these dust mites are harmless until they start leaving behind feces and tiny body particles that are equally microscopic and invisible.
It needs no mentioning the dust particles can be inhaled easily since they are very small. When you bring in professional carpet cleaning services, they will employ cleaning techniques such as steam cleaning to expose the carpet to extremely high temperatures that the dust mites will find hard to survive. The other reason why carpet cleaning is important is to prevent the growth and multiplication of mold; especially if you live in extremely humid areas. Dirty carpets are the perfect breeding ground for mold when exposed to moisture. Again, only a professional cleaning company will know the right carpet cleaning supplies to use to ensure the carpet does not attract and trap in moisture.