As you probably know outdoor air contains pollens, fungus, bacteria, air pollution cigarette smoke, car exhaust and hundreds of other chemicals. When you and your family members come into your home you carry those pollens , bacteria, and chemicals in your hair, on your skin, clothing, and shoes. Not surprisingly all those chemicals, pollens and bacteria wind up, you guessed it, in your carpet because of gravity.
If you have allergies, asthma, emphysema, or other breathing problems , one major source of your problem could be the pollens, fungus, and or chemicals caught in your carpet.
If you’re sensitive to cigarette smoke, you also might find that you’ll breath easier after you hire a company to get those harmful chemicals out of your carpet. So in addition to getting rid of dirt., another important reason to clean your carpet is to get rid of residue from tobacco smoke. Since, as you may know, tobacco smoke contains over 4000 different chemical compounds, 43 of which cause cancer. So even if you don’t smoke, but somebody in the house does, those chemicals get left in your carpet.