How Dirty Carpets Affect People With Allergies

There is no doubt that home safety is a very crucial part of our daily lives. While most people love carpets, it is important to know that dirty rugs can not only affect those with allergies but also have adverse effects on your health and that of your loved ones. This is because some of the dangerous particles that are invisible to the naked eye can easily go unnoticed when they accumulate on the fabric.

Traps Allergens and Irritants

With time and with continued use, your rug’s texture is likely to become shaggy. This means that the surface will attract dirt, dust, fur and other debris. The material will also make a hiding place for mold, mildew, dust mites and bacteria, all of which can be allergens and irritants.

Respiratory Problems

When an allergic person inhales the tiny organisms and particles trapped in the fabric, they are likely to develop negative reactions. This could lead to respiratory problems such as asthma attacks, coughing, runny noses, irritation of the eyes, breathing difficulties and other allergic reactions.

Skin Irritations

Those with sensitive skin may also experience irritation when they come in contact with the bacteria and fungi trapped in dirty carpets. Some of the common symptoms of skin irritation will include itchiness, redness and even swelling of the skin. One may also develop skin asthma and athlete’s foot.

Apart from affecting people with allergies, a dirty carpet can also result in stomach infections and weak immune systems. With the serious health hazards that a dirty carpet poses, contact the experts at Plymouth Carpet Services today to get a professional carpet cleaning. This will make it easy for you to keep the fabric clean and dry.

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