We often get asked questions about carpets, and health in the home – hopefully some of these answers below will be helpful, however if you still have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact us
Q: Is it true that if you have carpet in your home, it will make asthma suffers worse?
A: It is a common myth that if you suffer from Asthma having carpet in your home will only make it worse – in fact, this has never been scientifically proven…
Asthma is influenced and can be triggered by many diverse factors, including:
Carpet actually acts as a ‘sink’ trapping dust-mites in the pile, therefore reducing the chance of inhalation. In contrast, smooth flooring allows these particles to simply settle on the surface, from which they can become airborne.
Dust-mites are more likely to thrive in an environment with temperatures of 25°c and relative humidity of 70%. These are conditions commonly found in bedding, not carpet…
Q: What are the benefits of having carpets in the home?
A: Insulation, which will undoubtedly generate significant energy savings, plus non-slip and providing comfort and safety in all areas of the home. It also absorbs everyday pollutants.
Q: What’s the best way to remove allergens, dust and pollutants
A: Regular cleaning with a good quality vacuum cleaner is all that is needed to remove allergens, dust & pollutants from carpet.