Tag Archive: Carpets

Could Your Carpets be Making You & Your Family Sick?

Have you or someone in your immediate family been suffering from unusual ailments, such as asthma, skin conditions or allergies, that are all but unexplained? It may be worth considering that it may be your carpet that is the root cause of these health issues.

Sure, carpets look great, keeping you warm and tying a room together, from a decorative point of view. But they can also harbour some real nasty surprises if not taken care of correctly. However, there are some things you can do to make sure your carpets will not cause illnesses, or will alleviate existing problems that may be ongoing.

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Check for Mold:

One of the first, and most important things you can do when it comes to your carpets, is checking for the presence of mold. Your sense of smell is a wonderful tool to use here, as carpets that smell musty or unpleasant can …