Have you ever thought about how often you clean certain areas of the home—like toilets or kitchen counters—compared to how often you clean your couch?
There’s probably a drastic difference between the frequency of the two. But the problem is, furniture and upholstery becomes danger zones long before they look noticeably dirty.
What Can Be Found In A Dirty Couch
After learning more about these 5 nasty contaminants commonly found in the average household couch, furniture and upholstery cleaning may work it’s way higher on your list of to-do’s.
#1 – Dust Mites And Allergens
Sort furniture fibers are ideal nesting grounds for dust mites. These dead mites, their feces, and skins are extremely dangerous when inhaled. In fact, they can trigger allergies, asthma, and other respiratory issues. Luckily, Chem-Dry upholstery cleaning removes 98% of these harmful allergens.
#2 – Viruses And Bacteria
Germs are deposited and transferred from person to person every day as we lounge on our couches. In order to keep these germs under control and prevent them from causing serious illnesses, upholstery should be professional cleaned twice a year. And with Chem-Dry, these cleanings will eliminate 89% of airborne bacteria from your home.
#3 – Mildew And Mold
Mold can grow in soft upholstery fibers in any climate—but especially in humid areas where more moisture is absorbed into furniture from the air. This mold and mildew is more than just gross. In fact, it can actually trigger respiratory issues, asthma, and other health hazards. Choose an upholstery cleaning service that uses less moisture to reduce the risk of mold and mildew growth.
#4 – Grease And Oil
Body oil is transferred to our couches every day, and grease can also find its way to upholstery fibers from messy fingers. These sticky spots attract bacteria and dirt like magnets—creating dangers to your health and making stains more concentrated and noticeable.
#5 – Harsh Chemicals And Other Particles
Whatever is floating around in the air of your home—like cleaning chemicals, paint toxins, smoke, and more—is soaked deep into the fibers of furniture and upholstery. Upholstery cleaning can remove these toxins. Just make sure to choose an upholstery cleaning company that only uses green-certified, non-toxic cleaning solutions.
Upholstery Cleaning In Omaha, Nebraska
Don’t let the reality of what’s probably lurking in your couch get you down. Trust the professionals at M.S. Chem-Dry to clean your upholstery and leave you with a drier, cleaner, healthier home. Save 10% on upholstery cleaning in the Omaha area with this limited-time coupon from M.S. Chem-Dry!