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ICAN/ATEX: How does poor maintenance affect carpet?

October 28, 2013

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I am trying to collate information on the affect of poor maintenance to carpet.

While there is an abundance of literature and information as to the benefits of good maintenance, I can find very little on the cost, health and other results of poor carpet care.

Monday’s Answer:

Poor carpet maintenance has been documented to produce many negative outcomes including carpet wear leading to premature replacement, increased load of embedded dust, allergens and  ... Allen Rathey

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