Health Concerns of Wet Carpets and How to Manage Them

Worried about the health concerns of wet carpets and  curious how you can manage them? Tuxedo Carpet Care would like to help you with that!

Health Concerns of Wet Carpets and How to Manage Them

Health Concerns of Wet Carpets

Wet carpets can pose several health concerns if not addressed. Here are some of the potential issues and tips on how to manage them

Wet Carpet Health Concerns

There are a few health concerns worth noting if your indoor carpets consistently get or stay wet. These includes:

  • Mold Growth …which can develop within 24-48 hours in a damp environment. Mold spores can lead to respiratory problems, allergies, and other health issues when inhaled.
  • Build Up of Bacteria and Germs
  • Trapping Allergens

In addition, consistently wet carpets can become damaged over time, potentially requiring your carpets to be replaced.

How to Manage Wet Carpets

Dry Your Carpets use a wet-dry vacuum, towels, and/or a pump to extract water. Make sure to wear protective gear, especially if the water is contaminated.In addition, you can use fans, dehumidifiers, as well as open windows to promote airflow and expedite the drying process.

Disinfect and Clean …having your carpets professionally cleaned after water damage is imperative to the health and safety of your home or business. Consulting with a professional is definitely the best approach – and we can help!

Professional Carpet Cleaning in the Fraser Valley

At Tuxedo Carpet Care, we have the equipment and expertise to handle carpets or upholstery that requires added care. Our services include:

House Carpet Cleaning

  • Keep your home clean and healthy with our professional carpet cleaning

Apartment Carpet Cleaning

  • Our portable carpet cleaning machine gets your carpets thoroughly clean

Commercial Carpet Cleaning

  • Big or small – we have the technology to clean it all, including carpets, tile and grout.

Mattress & Upholstery Cleaning

  • Say goodbye to harmful allergens and dust mites and sleep soundly on a healthy mattress.
  • Our quick dry cleaning technology will leave your furniture looking like new again!

Pet Odour Removal

  • Accidents happen! We remove odours, stains and bacteria from our four legged friends.

Expert Stain Removal

  • We attack stubborn stains with the best stain removal solutions on the market today.

Learn MORE about our cleaning processes, or contact us HERE to help you with your health concerns of wet carpets.