Carpet Facts

BiohazardCRAWLIN CRITTERS AND CRUD: A Guide To The Slime, Grime & Livestock That’s  Sleeping, Creeping & Galloping Through Your Carpet. or (Many of these apply to your furniture’s upholstery too!) “33 Good Reasons WHY the Major Carpet Manufacturers  Recommend – Hot Water Extraction and Carpet Protectant –  When You Have Your Carpets Professionally Cleaned EACH Year.”


Asphalt, Bacteria, Car Exhaust, Carpet Beetles, Chemicals, Dirt, Dust, Dust Mites, Earth, Fleas, Food Particles, Fungus, Germs, Gravel, Grease, Grime, Grit, Hair, Industrial Waste, Lint, Mud, Pet Stains, Pollens, Pollutants, Rock, Sand, Scum, Smoke, Soil, Soot, Tar, Tobacco smoke, Urine, Vomit.


Cutting EdgesNotice the sharp “Cutting Edges” on these grains of sand. These sharp edges cut your
carpet fibers and cause premature wear patterns. (Magnified 150X)


“Allergins that get trapped deep down in your carpet can cause your itchy watery eyes”


Your itchy eyes may be telling you that you have eye allergies, or allergic conjunctivitis, a condition that affects 58 million Americans.


The following are the primary causes of itchy allergy eyes the #1 complaint of allergy sufferers:



  • The most widespread cause of itchy allergy eyes
  • Released from grasses, trees, and weeds in spring, summer, and fall
  • Checking the pollen counts can be helpful when planning outdoor activities
  • To check your local pollen count click here


Dust Mites

Dust Mites

  • The primary cause of indoor allergic conjunctivitis
  • Found in furniture, carpet, curtains, towels, and especially in mattresses and bed sheets
  • Your bed contains about 2 million of these microscopic creatures




  • Flourishes in warm, moist, and dimly lighted areas of your home
  • Once established, a mold colony is visible as dark spots or streaks
  • Usually worse during humid and rainy weather


Pet Hair and DanderPet Hair and Dander

  • Pet dander is tiny bits of scaly skin shed by cats and dogs
  • Exposure occurs when handling an animal or from household dust and furniture that contains these particles
  • Pet hair collects dander, pollen, mold spores, and dust, which can trigger itching


Air Pollution and Smoke

Air Pollution and Smoke

  • Air pollution and smoke cannot trigger an allergic response, but they can make your symptoms worse
  • Exposure may irritate your eyes, causing itching, tearing, and redness
  • It is important to minimize your exposure to these irritants