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When was the last time you cleaned your area rug? Foot traffic can bring unwanted bacteria and other organisms into your rugs. If you have pets, there may be even more bacteria lurking in your rugs.

For the best area rug cleaning in Holly Springs, NC try using Chem-Dry of Wake County.


Here are the 3 dirty organisms that may be living in your area rug:

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Dust Mite

Dust mites are microscopic, insect-like pests. They are commonly found in house dust and feed on dead skin flakes. Dust mites can be a big source of allergens and can worsen allergies and asthma. These little creatures can spread throughout your home.

Regularly vacuuming can help reduce the spread of dust mites but a deep clean is necessary to remove the dust mites from beneath the surface. Try using a professional area rug cleaning service to completely deep clean your rug.



Some of the most common bacteria found in your home can be located on your rug. Staphylococcus is a sphere-shaped bacterium. Food poisoning and skin infections, as well as toxic shock syndrome, are among the illnesses caused by Staphylococcus. Similar to this bacterium, there are many others that can survive without oxygen.

If your home is prone to spills and accidents, then an area rug protectant may be a good option for you. 



Failure to properly clean spills on your area rugs can lead to mold and the growth of fungi. Be aware if your rug is near water in the home. If your rug emits the classic wet rag smell then it may be a sign that mold is growing. Mold and fungi can destroy the fabric of your rug. Be careful of steam cleaning your rug as this may accelerate the growth of mold. 

Turn The Deep Cleaning Over to Us 

All three of these organisms can live in your rug on a daily basis. The best line of defense is to get your area rugs professionally cleaned. 

Chem-Dry has been in the cleaning business for a long time and we understand what your Holly Springs home needs.  For the best area rug cleaning in Holly Springs, choose Chem-Dry of Wake County.