Dirty Office Carpets = Sick Employees

You have just installed a contemporary carpet in your office to polish its outlook and give it that extra oomph factor. Sure it makes your office appear pristine, but bear in mind that your job doesn’t end at hiring help to fix the carpet, it extends to making sure those carpets are clean and disease free. Furthermore, dirty carpets are an eyesore, and it downplays the importance of ethics in any workplace. Omitting on standard professional cleaning on regular basis can reflect badly on your firm, and can cause numerous diseases in your employees. This means increased day-offs and decreased work efficiency. Following are the conditions that rise from improper care of carpets:

Athlete’s foot

Athlete’s foot is a fungal disease in which the mold spores enter broken human skin through cuts or tiny incisions and cause severe infection. These molds are created when any liquid substance enters the carpet surface and is not cleaned properly. Molds reproduce at a very fast speed and they can flourish without you even noticing. It is advisable to contact a carpet and upholstery cleaner, because molds are very difficult to eradicate on DIY bases.


Eczema is an inflammatory skin condition which is marked by redness, itching and oozing of substance from skin. This condition is triggered by the presence of dust, dander and pollen grains in a filthy carpet. You want to make sure that your employees are well cared for, and that their office hygiene needs are adequately met . If they have eczema that is caused/triggered by unclean carpets, it will reflect poorly on your firm.

Dust Mites

Dust mites are the insects that harbor in grimy and moist places. If your carpet is infested by dirt mites, chances are there would be increased cases of irritated employees with skin rashes. To counter skin rashes, you need to get expert opinion on how to get rid of them, because they can be persistent.

What You Can Do?

Now that you know what dirty little secrets your carpet can harbor, do not wait for your employees to get affected by them and take an action by scheduling regular appointments with a professional carpet cleaner.

We at Adam’s Carpet Cleaning provide state-of-art services and on-point solutions to the various cleaning problems faced by office managers. Please call 1300 309 276 to get personalized carpet cleaning consultation. For more information, visit our website http://www.adamscarpetcleaning.com.au/