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Invisible Carpet Dwellers: Bacteria, Dust, Mildew and More

Posted on: May 31, 2017 by in Uncategorized
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Did you know, the carpet that serves as your child’s indoor playground and softly slips between your toes as you walk barefoot through your home is a breeding ground for bacteria and other particles? “About 200,000 bacteria live in each square inch of carpet (nearly 700 times more than on your toilet seat), including E. coli, staphylococcus, and salmonella,” according to an article in Reader’s Digest titled, “9 Everyday Items Dirtier Than a Toilet Seat.” Carpets not only Continue Reading ...