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In the past, carpeting was touted as the absolutely worst thing you could have if you suffered from hay fever or other allergic reactions, brought on by dust, pollen and other allergens that float in the air.
The fact of the matter is that many studies have now been completed to discover if this is fact or fiction and ……. Its fiction!
How is this, you ask? It turns out that carpets do a great job of actually trapping airborne matter compared to its timber, linoleum, tile, or other up market fancy counterparts such as bamboo.
Other Advantages of Having a Carpet is so versatile. You can buy it not only in an array of styles and colours but also in a price range that suits each individual’s budget. Carpet offers a lovely cushioned insulated warm surface to walk on and helps to provide the correct environment to keep your home warm in winter and cooler in summer. This may appear to be a misnomer but a well laid carpet will help increase the efficiency of both heating and warming appliances.
The ability for carpet to help reduce noise is also a bonus. Unlike timber, carpet is soft underfoot so you do not hear the constant click clack of people walking. A carpet can also help reduce noise such as televisions and stereos between different house levels.
Carpet really is easy to care for. Yes, you have to vacuum but you don’t have to mop.
Alternative flooring such as tiles and timber can become slippery when wet. Not so with a carpet.
So What’s the Catch?
Well, the catch is that it is important to vacuum regularly to ensure that dust, fluff, pet hair and other allergens do not build up to such an extent that it is overflowing with them.
Best 1 Cleaning and Pest Management know carpets and as such we recommend that you also have your carpets steam cleaned on a regular basis.
The reasoning behind this suggestion is for the very reasons carpets are so good at helping allergy sufferers.
It is important to give the pile a deep cleanse once in a while and conducting such a service will help prolong the life of your carpet as its pile can be brought up like knew without any dust, hair or grease to bring it down and cause matting.