Did you know a dirty carpet can hold up to 200,000 bacteria per square inch? With the amount of foot traffic your carpet is exposed to there are some obvious signs that your carpet needs cleaning. Determine if it’s time to schedule your next professional carpet clean with these five signs.
Sign #1: Carpet has Visible Dirt or Stains
This is the most obvious sign that your carpet needs cleaning. Dirt and stains can be on a specific spot or can damage the complete carpet. If you see discoloration on the carpet, it’s best to get it cleaned. Even if there are not any visible stains on the main area, you should inspect it to see any hidden signs of contaminants like mold.
Sign #2: Pets Have Been on the Carpet
Sometimes it feels like our four-legged best friends can do no wrong. Well, it is not exactly their fault they naturally shed hair. Moreover, if they’ve had an ‘uh-oh’ moment on the carpet, you’ll need a professional cleaning.
Sign #3: Your Carpet Smells
Notice a peculiar smell in your home that you cannot find the source of? It could be the carpet. Carpets see a lot of foot traffic. This can result in bad odors if the carpet is not cared for properly. An unpleasant odor can be caused by a variety of things, sometimes body oils transferred from the skin if someone lies on it or even wine stains can leave lingering smells.
Sign #4: Allergies are Getting Worse
27.3% of Canadians over 12, reportedly have allergies. These allergies can be triggered by pollen, dust, pet dander, and more. These common irritants are almost always found in carpets. If sudden allergies are acting up inside the home, there is likely irritants in your carpet. Using a high-temperature heat at high pressure method to lift dirt, dust, and other contaminants from carpeted areas on average removes 94% of common household allergens and safely removes dirt, spots, and odors without leaving behind any harmful residue. Schedule your next carpet clean today and start breathing cleaner air.
Sign #5: Carpet has a Rough Texture
A dirty carpet might not look dirty. You should do a feel test. If it feels rough to the touch, is matted down, sticky or hairy, then it is time to get your carpets cleaned.
Residential Carpet and Rug Cleaning Services in Calgary
At GDI Home Services, we offer professional area rug and carpet cleaning services in Calgary. We remove dirt, dust, stains and allergens to make carpet look brand new. GDI Home Services is Calgary’s trusted choice for residential cleaning services Calgary.