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Carpets, the favorite habitat of bacteria

Posted on September 11, 2019 | No Comments


 Climatic conditions usually lead to the proliferation of allergy outbreaks. And those who suffer from this disorder of their immune system, tend to increase household cleaning habits, in order to avoid dust accumulation and minimize the risk of allergies.

 Now, when dusting shelves, cleaning cabinets and making sure to ventilate the environments, many people overlook an element of the home that, according to specialists, is the bacteria’s favorite environment, carpets.

A microbiology research published in 2011 found about 4,000 times more dirt on a carpet than a toilet seat, with about 200,000 bacteria every 2.5 square centimeters, Men’s Health magazine reported.

For specialists, a dirty carpet is the cause of frequent “colds” in allergic people

 These allergens, such as pollen or dust, can cause respiratory problems when they are expelled. And while it is true that an allergic or cold rhinitis are not life-threatening evils, for people living in constant exposure to these symptoms it is a real discomfort.

 


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