Which Carpet Chemicals are Unsafe for People and Pets

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In contrast to all the toxins present in the environment that you and your pets are exposed to in daily routine, major contribution is of the place where we all feel the safest that may be the most hazardous to you and your pets’ health - your home.

It was reported in a recent survey that the average households consist of several toxic chemicals or their debris. Your carpets can be a breeding ground for the noxious fumes, bacteria, and chemicals that might result in health issues like asthma attacks, problematic reproduction, damaged nerves, disrupted hormonal system, and even cancer. Just like us, our pets are too prone to fall sick and even die of sensitivity to the chemicals that are employed in manufacturing the carpets or within the fabric used in its making.

Therefore, keeping your carpets clean and free from such toxins is imperative. Fortunately, our professionals at Kings Carpet Cleaning offers the best carpet cleaning services in Toronto, Brampton, Richmond, Surrey, and Burlington. Getting your carpets professionally cleaned is crucial for maintaining the good health of your pets, your family and yourselves.

Carpet Chemicals that are dangerous

There are a few chemicals that one should abstain from using in their households. This is because it can result in allergic reactions, toxicity, and even harm the quality of air. Some of the hazardous carpet chemicals are listed below:

  • Glycol Ethers
  • Chloride
  • Perchloroethylene
  • Propane
  • Butane
  • Isobutane
  • Sodium bisulfate
  • Sodium carbonate
  • Sodium hydroxide
  • Hydrofluoric acid
The presence of any of these chemicals in your carpets can lead to irritation and rashes when inhaled or brought in direct contact with the skin. Older the carpet, higher the risk of chemical interaction that might have been cleaned with several chemicals over the years.


Risks generated by Household Cleaners

A number of people rarely care about the cleaners they used in their daily household chores. Such as formaldehyde, glycol ethers, ammonia, bleach, and chlorine are some of the cleaning agents that are injurious to you and your pets. A combination of ammonia and bleach generates poisonous gases that pose health challenges. However, a large number of components present in these cleaners put your children and pets at risk of developing issues with the liver and kidney. Some other risks involved are:

  • Ammonia leads to the burning of mucous membranes and exaggerates asthma.
  • Most of the cleaning products include glycol ethers that cause anemia, lung damage, kidney damage both in human beings and animals.
  • Various floor cleaners also generate vapors that are injurious to pets.

Be cautious while buying and installing new carpets

Brand new carpets too, host an array of chemicals that undergo the process of manufacturing and installation. Together with formaldehyde, benzene, and acetone, stain protectors are used on the carpets. Further, these are stuck to the floors using volatile adhesives.

It is because of the proximity to these chemical products (underlying the carpets), you and your pets are at a greater risk of developing a toxic reaction. Therefore, as the best carpet cleaners, we recommend you to buy new carpets with special care to the gas off prior to installation. Also, whenever possible try to get your carpets installed with staples instead of chemical adhesives, and allow the fresh air in the newly-carpeted rooms through windows and fans. Following which you can allow your pets and family members to enter the room with a lesser risk of a chemical reaction.

Get Family and Pet-Friendly Carpet Care with Kings Carpet Cleaning

Leveraging the eco-carpet cleaning approach, our professionals offer the best carpet cleaning services that are done using safe chemicals and steam cleaning procedures to retain the freshness and new look of the carpets and rugs without exposing them to any dangerous chemicals. We prioritize your health and believe in using mild chemicals that are approved by the due government agencies and are safe to use.

Presence of Toxic Residuals in Play Rooms

As we all know that pets and toddlers spend a maximum of their time on floors, carpets, and rugs, so staying alert towards their safety is not a secondary thing. Both pets and children have weak immune systems, smaller lungs, rapid metabolisms, and the impact of toxic chemicals and residues can be extremely hazardous to their health.

Professional Carpet Cleaning Service in Canada

At Kings Carpet Cleaning, our carpet cleaning experts only employ eco-friendly cleaning agents as the most prior protocol of our company. Majorly covering areas of Canada like Toronto, Richmond, Burlington, Brampton, and Surrey, we offer family and pet-friendly services, be it carpet cleaning, rug cleaning, pressure washing, floor cleaning upholstery cleaning, mattress cleaning, and car cleaning. Hiring a reliable cleaning partner with a substantial reputation for environmental awareness is the best solution if you are concerned about chemical toxicity in your carpets whether at home or your workplace.