It’s always such a relief when the dark days of winter fade away with the arrival of Spring.
Suddenly the world isn’t so gloomy anymore, temperatures start to rise and the days begin to last longer. Suddenly the thought of spending some time in the park, hanging out in the local beer garden or going for a long hike doesn’t make you want to curl up under the duvet.
For four out of five of us anyway. Unfortunately, for around twenty percent of people out there the arrival of the spring means the beginning of hay fever season. Hay fever is an allergic reaction to pollen which causes sore throats, runny noses and itchy eyes. For those who suffer badly, it can be pretty horrible. Typically in early spring trees begin to release their pollen, a few weeks later grasses begin to release theirs; it’s a battle on two front with no cure.
Treatments are available of course, you’ve no doubt heard of and perhaps used antihistamines or even more stronger substances. As with all treatments though, they treat the symptom and not the cause. Whilst they can be effective they can also create side effects which are not welcome, drowsiness for example. So what on earth can you do?
You might be standing on the answer. Did you know that the carpets in your home act as an air filter? Dust, including pollen, travels on clothes and through the air, eventually coming to rest on the fibres of your carpet. As the dust settles and the carpet is walked across, the particles become trapped in carpet fibres. There might be a whole lot of pollen inside your home already.
On the face of it, this sounds great, pollen is taken out of the air and away from the eyes, mouth and nose of those who are allergic to it. Unfortunately a carpet will not be able to permanently dispose of these particles by itself. Vacuum cleaning can help for sure, but consumer-grade vacuum cleaners simply cannot reach deep enough into the carpet fibres to solve the problem.
As the weather improves, the last thing you want to do is spend all day indoors cleaning, yet still not completely removing yourself from exposure to pollen. This is where we come in. We can help with the regular cleaning such as dusting, hoovering and cleaning that helps keep on top of things. We then combine this with deeper, more powerful, progressional carpet cleaning to extract even more dirt and pollutants.
Professional carpet cleaning uses moisture and high temperatures to eliminate nasty allergens and kill dust mites. This doesn’t just skim the surface, this reaches deep into the fibres of the carpet. Not only will you enjoy a fresh, clean carpet with a pleasant smell, you’ll have a hygienic home too. You’ll be amazed at the results of a professional carpet clean and we’re always happy to advise you on the best way to prolong the life of your freshly cleaned carpet. If this sounds like the kind of thing that could cheer up your home this spring then why not get in touch today? We’re flexible enough to fit around your schedule and always aim for maximum customer satisfaction. Get in touch today to see how we can help you and your home today.