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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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