Common Misconceptions About Carpet and Asthma

A common belief by many homeowners today is removing their carpet will improve the indoor air environment of their homes. The fact is carpet is the best air filter in a house- if often professionally cleaned and vacuumed. Many people are switching to wood or tile as an alternative to carpet and find themselves dusting much more. Also because there is little to keep the dust from being kicked up into the air, it often makes its way into the lungs. However a dirty carpet can do the something. Just remember a clean home is a happy home whether you have carpet, tile or hardwood as your flooring of choice Check out this great link that provides some great insights!