The sun is undeniably one of the best source of ultraviolet radiation that can help to disinfect microorganisms such as bacteria. House dust mites, a type of microorganism that is commonly found within the carpet pile, are proven to be one of the key allergens that can trigger allergy illnesses like asthma, rhinitis, and eczema.
Sunning doesn’t just help to disinfect and eliminate allergens. Sunning a smelly rug can also effectively reduce or even totally remove the bad odour. However, long exposure to direct sunlight may cause colour discoloration. Thus extra precaution is needed when sunning your rug in an unsheltered open space.
Rug cleaning mainly revolves around eliminating airborne dust and dirt particles that settle into the carpet. Accumulated dust and dirt particles not only cause the rug to look dirty and dull, these air pollutants may cause health hazard to those who inhale these fine particles in the air.
While the sun is useful when assisting with rug maintenance,…