Did you know where the The term “carpet” comes from?

The term “carpet” derives from the Latin carpere, “to pluck,” probably because carpets were made from unraveled “plucked” fabric. “Carpet” has the same Latin root as carpe diem, literally “pluck/seize the day.

1.5 million skin flakes an hour drop into your carpet!

Did you know a person sheds about 1.5 million skin flakes an hour, most of which becomes embedded in our carpets. This is a great reason to give us a call, we will clean your carpets at your home with our truck mounted machine.

how much soil is in your carpet?

Each year, several pounds of soil can accumulate in and under a carpet. Cleanliness is one of the most important things around your house and whether you have children, pets soil is always going to be walked in, thats were our carpet cleaning services can help. We offer – Superb cleaning results with our truck […]

How can carpeting impact health?

How can carpeting impact health? Carpets may trap pollutants like dust mites, pet dander, cockroach allergens, particle pollution, lead, mold spores, pesticides, dirt and dust. Toxic gases in the air can stick to small particles that settle into carpets. 1 These pollutants may become airborne during renovations, vacuuming or even daily activities like walking across […]

New carpet, old carpet, they all needing cleaning and here’s why!

Now we always talk about carpet cleaning and the amount you could save on not buying a new carpet, but even new carpets can have major issues! One family kept falling ill with gastrointestinal problems because a leaky vacuum cleaner kept redepositing Salmonella germs from the carpet into the household air. Give us a call […]

Did you know vacuums miss dirt in your carpets and thats not all!

In the Middle Ages, floors were covered with rushes, which acted like a disposable carpet. If it got dirty, it was thrown away. Today, carpets are more permanent and vacuums often miss much of the dirt—and the germs. Microbiologists have also identified that the air blown from a running vacuum cleaner as one of the […]

Do you have Flea’s?

Fleas could be living in your carpet, and you didn’t even know!.   Carpets are highly effective places for mature fleas to live because fleas thrive in the carpet’s dry temperature. Conversely, flea eggs love wetter carpet that may be damp due to flooding, inadequate bathroom ventilation, or kitchen-generated moisture. Fleas can bite both people […]

How much dirt is in your carpet?

Did you know? Early Hoover vacuum cleaners were hard to sell because potential customers refused to believe (and were even insulted by the suggestion) that they could have that much dirt in their carpets.   07748 801414 • 02476 960908 • 01926 702167 info@cleaningcarpetscoventry.co.uk  

beetle grubs will munch through carpet like cotton candy! Euw!

Some modern carpets are made from artificial plastic fiber, but other carpets are made from knotted wool, which can house beetle grubs or “woolly bears.” Special chemicals in their stomachs convert wool into sugar so they will munch through carpet like cotton candy”  

House hold carpets may give you lung cancer!

Carcinogens in cigarettes may accumulate in household carpet. Because dogs and cats, not to mention children and infants, spend a great deal of time on the floor, they may be at risk for developing lung cancer in households with cigarette smokers. Domestic carpet cleaning has always been the main focus within Back 2 Basics,but with […]