Category Archives: Allergies

Carpet cleaning might cause relief from diseases like breathing or allergies

In global scenario, people suffer from diseases like breathing or asthma due to the cause of dirty carpet and even they have been affected by the snoring problem for the same reason. For your betterment, you need to clean your carpet in regular way without waiting for a long time. In that regards, you can take the help of vacuuming which will help to clean your carpet comfortably and easily without any kind of burden. But one thing you should know that with only this way, you cannot be able to remove the dust from carpet actually. Basically, with your own effort, you surely will not be able to do carpet cleaning perfectly as you do not have exact technique due to lack of experience and knowledge. To make your carpet cleaning process easy and comfortable, you have to take the help of a professional one who has much more technique, knowledge and experience.

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How is carpet cleaning beneficial for you?
When you are in the process of carpet cleaning, then you will start to get relief in your physical condition. Basically, you will get relief from allergies caused by the dust which stores itself for a long time and moreover, with your clean carpet, you will not suffer from any kind of breathing or coughing problems. In addition, you room along with carpet will be dust free all time and it will give you a perfect happiness in your practical life.
How do you select you professional?
For getting your professional carpet cleaner in your needs of carpet cleaning, you need to do a well search as in the market; there are several cleaners who do not meet you requirements in most of the time. To make your search process result oriented, you need to go to your professional or personal area from where you can be able to get information with which you might get quality and efficient cleaner. Even you might have option to go online where you might be able to notices several websites regarding carpet cleaner.

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Dust Mites and your flooring

House dust mites can be a serious problem that one should be dealing with once carpets in the house are left unclean for a long time, especially if asthmatic reactions are present in kids (Peat, et al., 1996). It is proven from research above that there is positive relation between dust mites and asthma severity,  in conclusion of research it was provided that reducing house dust mites presence will significantly reduce childhood asthma.

 

carpet and allergic reactions Further research is showing that dust mites are not a major issue in the bed mattress, those will be lest responsible for allergic symptoms in kids. It’s hard surface flooring and carpets that are main attractor of allergens and especially hard floor that would not be trapping dust and other irritants. Where carpets have this tendency to trap dust and other particles in its structure and by this be much more friendly in the household with kids that may have some respiratory issues that have to be watched (L.G. Arlian, et al., 1982). There is much research proving that carpets are still best solution to have in the bedrooms and in living room that would attract much traffic and by this could be softer in breathing thanks to having those lovely creamy carpets ( a bit sarcastic on front of creamy carpet, try not to have those as they are very difficult to maintain clean over the time).

 

I’m sure that main thing that you are going to care is health of your family and you should consult doctor if there is any need. However from above research it is proven that clean floors will improve kids asthma reactions.

 

 

Bibliography

L.G. Arlian, P., I.L. Bernstein, M. & J.S. Gallagher, P., 1982. The prevalence of house dust mites, Dermatophagoides spp, and associated environmental conditions in homes in Ohio. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 69(6), pp. 527-532.

Peat, J. K. et al., 1996. House dust mite allergens. A major risk factor for childhood asthma in Australia.. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 153(1), pp. 141-6.

 

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Hard flooring in Bedroom

There is a reason why so many bedrooms are carpeted in today’s houses, this is mainly because of the air circulation that is improved by having carpets instead of hard floor. Hard floor is problematic from one perspective, it does not allow for dust and other particles to sink in to it and not to be breathed in by sleeping individual.
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This is main issue that is presented with hard flooring, is that all the dust and other pollutants will be freely flowing in the air and by this they can actually cause some allergic reactions and other problems in young or elderly people. It is highly recommended to implement some method of air circulation in the bedroom, one could also add that having pets in the house without carpets will increase possibility of allergic reactions.

Friend of mine has a baby with allergic reactions to cat that she loves and does not see any chance of getting rid of this cat, however ever sense she have placed rug in the room where they sleep her’s child allergic reaction have diminished and this is one of proof that having some sort of fabric on the floor can improve air filtration. On the other hand everybody’s situation is individual and should be treated as such and without any question allergic reaction to pets should be treated seriously and according to doctors recommendations.

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Preventing carpet mold

Carpet mould is a nasty thing to have in your home, that is why one should be avoided by any cots. I’ll start from giving few reasons how mould can formulate in your carpet and what mound can cause to you and your family.

What conditions are needed for mould to grow in your carpet:

  • mould spores
  • Darkness (mould will not grow in ultraviolet light)
  • Warmth ( mould will not grow in low temperature
  • Moisture (mould love to have some water from leak or other source)
  • Enough time ( mould can grow with in two days if the conditions are right for it)
  • Leaks in the roof can cause increase humidity and problems for your home and walls.
  • Condensation is other source of water, this will take place on cold surfaces in the house.
  • Poor ventilation is obvious cause for mould development.

What mould can cause to you:

  • Respiratory problems can be caused by presence of mould on your carpet (Peat, 2007).
  • Cough and wheeze in healthy people can be cause by mould.
  • Shortness of breath

As you can see mould in your home is rather serious thing to have, and you should be looking in to improving the conditions and removing the mould fastest you can. One could go and hire professional carpet cleaner, or do it yourself with help of some information on the matter. Whatever you chose it is important to get rid of it as fastest as you can.

mould carpetPreventing mould from building up, well this is one thing that you can figure out by now. Simply improve the conditions in your house to prevent mould development and you should be fine. However if you are looking for method to remove existing mould you should be using chemicals with strong enzymes to get rid of it. Other than that you could use vinegar with water, or baking soda recipes that are of good effectiveness.

Bibliography

Peat, J. K., 2007. Effects of damp and mould in the home on respiratory health: a review of the literature. Allergy, 53(2), pp. 120-128.

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