5 Harmful Things Hiding in Your Carpet

Did you know that dirt and soil particles fray your carpets even when you do something as simple as a walk on them wearing shoes? In our today’s article, we will tell you about five harmful things which might be hiding in your carpet.

Top Harmful Things Hiding in Your Carpet

Mould and Mildew

You might be thinking to yourself that there is no need to worry about mould and mildew as you regularly wash and vacuum your carpet. Unfortunately, you are wrong! While regular washing and vacuuming have innumerable benefits, they also promote the growth of mould and mildew. Most homeowners don’t possess the tools required to dry a carpet effectively. It’s impossible to dry carpet paddings without industrial air movers and dehumidifiers.

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Carpet Cleaning Services


Here is a filthy fact – the soles of your shoes contain more germs and bacteria than your toilet seat. If you have a habit of wearing shoes inside the premises, then watch out for infective attacks! Walking over a carpet while wearing shoes transfer thousands of hazardous bacteria to it.

Dust Mites

If you think nothing is creepier than a spider, google for the images and dangers of dust mites. It will become obvious why they are in our list of top harmful things hiding in your carpets. Also known as pyroglyphidae, dust mites hide in dark corners and feed on flecks of skin cells. In addition to being creepy and destructive, they can also trigger severe allergic reactions.


Carpet fibres are often porous in nature. They entrap many hazardous chemicals contained in Carpet Cleaning Services solutions and spills. These chemicals build up and become more and more difficult to remove over time. Moreover, nowadays new carpets contain several cancer-causing chemicals like benzene, acetone, styrene, toluene, and formaldehyde. They are applied by manufacturers to prevent insects and pests. Some manufacturers and retailers also use chemicals to strengthen the “new smell” in carpets.

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Expert Carpet Cleaning Services


Recent studies show that one in every four adults suffers from some kind of allergy. One in every four! So even if you are not allergic to anything, chances are that somebody in your family is. Carpets are a limitless storage unit for microscopic allergens. They can shelter such microscopic creatures for months before you realise the root cause of aggravated allergic reactions.

Whom to Trust?

At Back 2 New Cleaning, we have a team of highly trained technicians with more than 20 years of experience and certification from IICRC to provide carpet cleaning services.

We can provide Best Carpet Cleaning in Sydney for all types of carpet ranging from durable nylon to oriental rugs. Our experts treat every carpet carefully using a wide range of industrial tools and equipment, providing a quality of service which no other company can offer. 

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