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HoundsBreath wrote at 2013-03-18 13:37:41
This "Just remember that one of the healthiest floor coverings one can have is carpet." is incorrect.  Mold can (and does) grow in and below carpet when it gets wet. Dirt, spills, pet stains, etc. can never really be removed from carpet and are normally pushed further intothe carpet by cleaning products.



It is difficult for mold to grow in tile when properly sealed.  Hard surface floors (tile, wood) can be easily mopped / swept.  I believe carpet is one of the unhealthiest flooring options.  This article gives bad advice.


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We are a nationwide floor covering inspection service. We inspect all types of indoor floor coverings in every city and town in all 50 States and in all the Provinces of Canada. We see where errors in choice of product, improper installation, and improper maintenance lead to complaints being registered and we are then called upon to inspect those products and issue certified reports indicating from where those complaint issues eminate. We have done this type of work for over 40 years.

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