Do you Suffer from Colorado Springtime Allergies?

By
Home Builder with Foothills Flooring Inc.

Allergies can be the cause of sleeplessness, pain, asthma and many other unwanted discomforts. Eliminate one of the biggest allergy “hosts” in your house. What is it? Carpet!

How often do you wash your clothes, sheets, blankets, etc? How often do you wash and clean your carpet? Not very often, just like rest of us. Nevertheless, even if you did clean your carpets often, allergens like pollen, pet dander, dirt, dust and so-on, may still reside in those little fuzzy strands of carpet. Eliminate the problem at its source. Replacing your old, worn out and dirty carpet with hardwood, not only enhances the look and feel of your home but it can drastically reduce the concentration of allergens.

Consider these facts from the EPA’s Website: Health Problems Caused By ANIMAL DANDER, MOLDS, DUST MITES, OTHER BIOLOGICALS Key Signs/Symptoms

• recognized infectious disease

• exacerbation of asthma

• rhinitis

• conjunctivas inflammation

• recurrent fever

• malaise

• dyspnea

• chest tightness

• cough

 

Do you experience any of the above? There is a chance allergens in your carpet could be triggering these conditions. Now consider the EPA”S suggestion: Remedial Action “Thoroughly clean and dry water-damaged carpets and building materials within 24 hours of damage, or consider removal and replacement. Vacuum carpets and upholstered furniture regularly. Note: While it is important to keep an area as dust-free as possible, cleaning activities often re-suspend fine particles during and immediately after the activity.”

(http://www.epa.gov/iaq/pubs/hpguide.html)

 

Avoid or eliminate this issue all together, by replacing the “carpet beast” with a fine hardwood floor!


CONTACT For a free quote, please call: 720-935-3594

FOOTHILLS FLOORING INC. 4833 Front Street, Unit B #226 Castle Rock, CO 80104

"Colorado's Finest Hardwood Flooring Professionals"

Comments (4)

Stefan Geyer
SOA Realty - Aurora, CO

Indoor Air Quality is so important and many times overlooked.  I will hold on to your information, thank you.

May 16, 2008 02:54 AM
Peg Gilliland
Charlottesville Solutions - Charlottesville, VA
Broker, GRI, CDPE

I see that you are new to Active Rain and I just wanted to welcome you. I hope that you enjoy it as much as I do and that you find it a great resource.

May 20, 2008 11:58 AM
Dustin Brunetti
Castle Rock Colorado Contractor - Castle Rock, CO

Good job ON IAQ - We are certified with the AIA in IAQ. People don't realize all that goes into it! Castle Rock Colorado Contractors

May 19, 2012 10:17 AM