Which Is Better For Asthma & Allergy Suffers. Carpet Or Hard-floor?
The Carpet Foundation, the UK carpet manufacturing industry’s leading body, in conjunction with the European Carpet Association, GuT, the German Association for environmentally friendly carpets, the Wool Research Organisation of New Zealand and the Carpet and Rug Institute of the USA, has conducted a detailed review of the key scientific papers on asthma and floor coverings. It proves conclusively that there is no scientific validity for suggesting that carpet is a major threat to your health, even those sensitive to the dust mite allergen. Carpet – The Healthy Flooring Option Recently we have been fed a diet of sensationalist scare stories about carpets and dust mites and their alleged links to asthma. This stream of anti-carpet propoganda has advised, indeed urged, you to switch to wooden floors ostensibly ‘in the interests of health’. It must be pointed out, however, that this was an orchestrated anti-carpet campaign that was part funded by a Swedish laminate flooring producer. Thus