Our process keeps your family healthy by removing harmful allergens and bacteria

Chem-Dry of Greensboro Removes Allergens and Bacteria From Your Home

You probably already know that carpet, area rugs and upholstered furniture act as giant filters, trapping allergens and bacteria and keeping them out of the air we breathe. But, just like any air filter, carpets become full of dust over time and must be properly cleaned to remain effective at trapping particulates as they settle from the air. This is especially important for the 1 in 5 Americans (roughly 60 million) living with allergies or asthma. You can ensure healthier indoor air in your home by keeping your carpets clean and in healthy condition through regular vacuuming and having your carpets, rugs and upholstery professionally cleaned every 3-4 months to rid your home of common allergens and bacteria. This is especially important during cold and flu season, when getting sick is even more common.

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Chem-Dry Home Health Study

To demonstrate the impact Chem-Dry has on home health, we commissioned a leading independent air quality laboratory to conduct a study for us in 2014 with the goal of quantifying the effectiveness of our Hot Carbonated Extraction (HCE) cleaning method. We decided to not only test allergen and bacteria removal from carpets but also allergen removal from upholstery, pet urine removal and tile, stone & grout. The study was conducted in a cross-section of consumer homes in the U.S. and abroad, using our HCE process along with a pre-spray. The common allergens we tested include cat and dog dander and dust mite allergen. Here are the results: 

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Carpet & Upholstery 

We remove an average of 98.1% of common household allergens from carpets and upholstery (combined). This broke down further into the respective service lines as follows:

  • We remove an average of 97.4% of allergens from carpets.
  • We remove an average of 99.1% of allergens from upholstery.
  • We remove an average of 89.0% of airborne bacteria in the home, significantly improving indoor air quality. This test incorporated the addition of a sanitizer to the cleaning process.

Pet Urine Removal Treatment (P.U.R.T.®)

This test showed that our process yields significant results against the most common odor sources from cat and dog urine:

  • Our P.U.R.T.® treatment is 99.9% effective on average at eliminating pet urine odors.
  • Our P.U.R.T.® treatment removes an average of 99.2% of the bacteria from the pet urine stains in the carpets.

Tile, Stone & Grout

The independent lab tested our Tile, Stone & Grout Cleaning Process along with a sanitizer (using Milgo Plus in some tests and Benefect Decon 30 in others) on tile surfaces.

Removing Bacteria, Improving Indoor Air Quality

improving-indoor-air-qualityThe average home harbors about 200,000 bacteria for every square inch of carpet, making indoor air quality a significant home health concern. As the bacteria builds up, the bacteria lurking in your carpets gets stirred up and circulates in the air your family is breathing. At Chem-Dry of Greensboro carpet cleaning is not only effective at removing the bacteria from the carpets we clean, but it also greatly improves the air quality in your home. The same leading independent air quality laboratory found that, when adding sanitizer to our HCE carpet cleaning process, we removed an average of 89% of the bacteria in the air and 82.3% of the bacteria from carpets.

At Chem-Dry, we want you to breathe easier about the healthfulness of your home and your family. Whether you suffer from allergies or asthma or you just want to provide the healthiest home for your family, a Chem-Dry carpet cleaning can help you remove the allergens and bacteria hiding in your home and improve your indoor air quality. Because Chem-Dry cleans for your health like no one else, contact Chem-Dry of Greensboro to ensure a safe and healthy home environment for your family.

*Based on results from a study conducted by an independent laboratory using Chem-Dry’s Hot Carbonating Extraction process. Allergens tested were dog and cat dander and dust mite allergen. Airborne bacteria results includes use of sanitizer. Figures are an average across multiple homes.

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Chem-Dry of Greensboro provides industry cleaning carpet & upholstery cleaning services in Guilford County, North Carolina, including: Greensboro, Clemmons, Oak Ridge, Summerfield, Stokesdale, Jamestown, McLeansville, Whitsett, High Point and the surrounding areas.

222 Mistletoe Dr. Greensboro, NC 27403

Phone: (336) 644-9900

Hours: Mon-Fri: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Sat: 8:30 am - 1:00 pm