When making a choice between hardwood flooring or full floor carpeting, the issue of allergies always pops up. Rightly so, considering that so many people suffer from them and if you have children the effects might be worse on them.
The argument for carpeting
Those promoting carpets will reveal that recent research has come up with results that show that a carpet, that has been thoroughly cleaned, will cut down on the risks that carpets are said to have in terms of allergies. They will claim that it trumps choices like grey laminate flooring or hardwood and is the better choice for asthma sufferers because all the dust in the air gets caught in the carpet and can’t be inhaled.
Another factor that affects allergy sufferers in the home is mould. Ensuring that the carpet is always clean and dry is one way of avoiding mould. It is …