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Carpet Cleaning and indoor health in Gainesville, FL

Why is carpet cleaning important?

Carpet cleaning is clearly NOT a fun activity, however, it’s something that you need to do. Why? Knowing what we know about carpets, we know for a fact that they can play host to the worst of allergens and germs, together with a host other hazardous material. If you have small children or if you are prone to respiratory diseases, this is something you need to worry about.

You must clean your carpet, and also you have to get it done on a regular basis. If you don’t take care of your carpet you will have a large number of allergens that will build up in the carpet. In regards to carpet cleaning, your best friend is the good old vacuum cleaner. There are newer, more advanced vacuum cleaners with suction systems that are powerful enough and are integrated with HEPA filters that can pull dust mites, allergens and filth. You should use them for carpet cleaning. Occasionally though you need to have a thorough cleaning done by an expert.

What do professional carpet cleaners do? Professional cleaners use dry cleaning and steam cleaning techniques to remove stubborn carpet spots and microbes that live in the carpeting. Hiring professional carpet cleaners is an investment, however, your carpeting is usually a large investment that you have made into your home.  The frequency of your cleaning is determined by how much traffic you have in your home.  Once a year is good for the customer that doesn’t have much traffic and you live in a “clean” and dust-free neighborhood.  For a chart on how often to clean please see this page.

When your carpet is cleaned properly, it actually improves the air quality of the indoors. When carpets are new, they actually improve the indoor air quality by trapping dust, mites, and microbes. However, over time, and especially if you don’t clean your carpet, your carpet becomes a hazard that causes respiratory problems.  That said, clean your flooring on a regular basis.  You can trust Dreyer’s DKI to handle all of your carpet cleaning needs.