The things that lurk in your carpet are pretty surprising. If these 7 carpet facts make your hair stand on end, don't hesitate to schedule a carpet cleaning with Mark Ray's Chem-Dry III of Lodi. We will remove pet dander, bacteria, allergens, dust, and more from your carpet! Schedule here.
Pet dander, pollen, dust, and other allergen triggers stay trapped securely in carpet causing you and your family to be uncomfortable in your own home.
50% of average American homes have so many dust mites that a person who did not previously have an allergy may develop one.
Everything you step on outside gets brought into your house. If you aren’t someone who takes your shoes off before walking on the carpet, then you will track in a number of elements and potential stain causers.
Norovirus, which causes uncomfortable vomiting and diarrhea, is capable of surviving in carpet for two weeks. It is highly contagious!
Several pounds, that's right pounds, of dirt accumulate under a carpet every year.
Each hour you shed 1.5 million skin flakes, on average. Those dead skin cells get trapped into your carpet where dust mites can feast on them.
Bacteria survive for 4-6 weeks on carpet. After carpet is walked on or used, the bacteria become airborne.