Two Reasons Why a Wet Carpet is a Big Deal

Mould Growth: Wet carpet provides the perfect breeding ground for mould, which can lead to further damage and health hazards. Mould harbors allergens and bacteria that can cause respiratory issues if not addressed promptly. If a wet carpet is left untreated for just 24 hours, mould spores are likely to develop. Once mould sets in, the carpet becomes unsalvageable, and the only solution is to dispose of it.

Delamination: Wet carpet can cause delamination, a process where the layers of the carpet separate. The carpet is composed of a backing layer, a layer of glue, and the carpet fibers. When moisture infiltrates the carpet, it reacts with the bonding glue, causing the carpet to detach from the backing layer. The glue becomes stringy and the carpet may bubble up and wrinkle. Once delamination occurs, repairing the carpet becomes nearly impossible. Like mould, delaminated carpet is typically beyond repair and needs to be discarded.

Proper cleaning of carpets is crucial, but it should always be performed by professionals who have the necessary expertise. Using too much water during cleaning can damage the carpet irreversibly. McArdles is an experienced company in the industry, utilizing the latest hot water extraction method to ensure your carpet is thoroughly cleaned and left completely dry. With our professional services, you can have confidence in a deep-down clean and well-maintained carpet.

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McArdles Cleaning & Restoration Technicians are the “face” of our business and more than likely the people you will have the most contact with. All of our technicians are highly trained – not only in the professional services they provide, but also in customer service. We see staff technical training as being a very important aspect of our service and hold frequent training sessions where all of our staff have the opportunity to develop and extend their knowledge.