How Clean is Your Carpet?

What’s trapped in my carpet?

The answer just might keep you up at night.

Did you know that your carpet could be dirtier than your toilet seat – and be holding on to four times its weight in dirt? Or that carpet is the biggest air filter in your home holding on to crud like dust, pet dander, pollen VOCs, and lots of other nasty things. Yuck!

How clean is your carpet?

Makes you want to go grab a vacuum this minute, right?

If you or someone you love is one of the 9 in 10 people who eat food dropped on the rug – or you have a little one crawling around who might – know that even regular vacuuming doesn’t remove the deep-down dirt, bacteria or dust mites. That whole “5-second rule” thing? Turns out it doesn’t really work that way.

Why should you clean your carpet?

Professional carpet cleaning services can remove those nasties plus stains, make your carpet look cleaner and brighter, and extend the life of the carpet in your home. The EPA recommends carpet cleaning every two to 12 months – more if you have kids, pets, or allergies.

When was the last time you had your carpet cleaned? If we haven’t convinced you already, here’s an infographic that lays it out in full-color detail.

Carpet cleaning infographic