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How Dirty are your Carpets?

Mar 23 ,2015

Carpet is a longtime favourite when it comes to flooring options, and for good reason. It’s comfortable, warming, and simply put, it feels really good to walk on! That said, with all of the foot traffic that carpet endures, it’s also one of the biggest germ collectors in any room. In fact, a study from Men’s Health claims that many carpets can actually carry 200,000 bacteria per square inch, which makes it 4,000 times dirtier than the average toilet seat! Talk about gross. So why is my carpet so dirty?! The biggest culprit is dead skin cells. People shed millions of skin cells a day, which collects in your carpet’s fibers, feeding germs. Add in spilled food and drinks, dander,…

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