Plymouth Carpet Upholstery Cleaning Specialists 

Plymouth Carpet Upholstery Cleaning Specialists 


Nitro Plymouth Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning Services

Reasons to clean your carpets and upholstery 

1 Health benefits: Over time, carpets and upholstery can accumulate dust, dirt, and allergens such as pet dander, pollen, and mold spores. This can cause respiratory problems and exacerbate allergies or asthma. Regular cleaning can help remove these irritants and promote a healthier indoor environment.

2 Improving indoor air quality: Dirty carpets and upholstery can also release unpleasant odors and pollutants into the air. A thorough cleaning can help remove these pollutants and leave your home smelling fresher.

3 Maintaining appearance: Carpets and upholstery that are not regularly cleaned can become stained, faded, and worn-looking. Regular cleaning can help maintain their appearance and prolong their lifespan.

4 Removing bacteria and germs: Carpets and upholstery can harbor bacteria, viruses, and other germs. Regular cleaning can help kill these microorganisms and prevent the spread of illness.

5 Easier maintenance: Regular cleaning can make it easier to maintain your carpets and upholstery over time. It can also help prevent the need for costly repairs or replacement in the future.

Carpet Beetle

Carpet beetles cannot be seen with the naked eye. They are a type of dust mite that feed on skin flakes, pet dander, and other organic materials found in carpets and upholstery. These mites can cause allergic reactions in some people and can be a problem in homes with high humidity or poor ventilation. Regular carpet and upholstery cleaning can help reduce the population of carpet beetles. 

Carpet Moth

Carpet moths, also known as clothes moths, are small, winged insects that are commonly found in homes. They are about 1/2 inch in length and have a wingspan of approximately 5/8 inch. The adults are generally beige or brown in color and have a distinctive fringe of hair-like scales around the edges of their wings. They are typically active at night and are attracted to light.

Carpet moths lay their eggs on natural fibers like wool, silk, and cotton. The eggs hatch into larvae that feed on the fibers, causing damage to carpets, rugs, and other textiles. The larvae are small, cream-colored, and have brownish-black heads. They spin silken tubes as they move around, which are often visible on the surface of the carpet.

Carpet moths prefer humid environments and are most commonly found in areas where carpets or rugs are not frequently cleaned or vacuumed. 

Dust Mites

Dust mites are tiny, nearly microscopic creatures that belong to the arachnid family. They are typically between 0.1 and 0.5 millimeters in size and are not visible to the naked eye. Dust mites are found in virtually every home, living in bedding, carpets, upholstered furniture, and other soft surfaces. They feed on flakes of human skin that we shed naturally every day.

Dust mites thrive in warm, humid environments and can be particularly problematic in areas with high humidity or poor ventilation. They are a common trigger for asthma and allergy symptoms, as their feces and body parts can become airborne and cause respiratory irritation.

While dust mites themselves do not bite or cause direct harm to humans, their presence can be problematic for those with allergies or asthma. Symptoms of a dust mite allergy may include sneezing, runny nose, itchy or watery eyes, and breathing difficulties.

Effective management of dust mites include vacuming, regular professional carpet and upholstery cleaning.

Mr N Walklin
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