Natural Rugs Create a Safer Home Environment

There are numerous health warnings within the public health sector on the pros and cons of certain floor coverings and home furnishing items. The guidelines for a healthier and safer home environment, published by the EPA, CDC, and various asthma, allergy, and pulmonary health groups and organizations, including American Lung Association, heavily emphasize improving indoor…

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Preventing Children’s Asthma through Routine Area Rug Cleaning

Keep Your Home Allergen Free Through Routine Area Rug Cleaning Does anyone really know why more and more children are developing asthma? Some experts suggest that children are being exposed to more and more allergens such as dust, air pollution, and second-hand smoke. These factors all are indoor asthma triggers. Others suspect that children are…

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Health Effects of Hidden Bacterial Growth

When people hear the words Escherichia, Pseudomonas, Staphylococcus, Streptococcus, Salmonella, and Legionella they think of a biology lab or a doctor’s office filled with sick patients. But the truth is these are the chief types of harmful bacteria actually found in people’s homes! These pathogenic strains of bacteria when under the right circumstances can cause…

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Area Rug Cleaning: Health Hazards In An Unregulated Industry.

Dirty Rug Story, Vol. I American consumers are gradually becoming more and more aware of indoor air quality and related health risks. There are numerous government and private health institutions that discuss the direct correlation of indoor air pollutants to many allergies, skin irritations and respiratory illnesses. Recently, Good Morning America published an article” The…

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Indoor Air Pollution: How Clean Is Your Rug?

Dirty Rugs Cause Adverse Health Effects Many do not realize that having a dirty rug can cause negative health effects. Research has shown that dirty rugs can cause asthma and allergy problems; dirty rugs have also been known to carry viral infections that weaken the immune system if not cleaned properly. This is why you…

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