A clean carpet generally produces no noticeable odor. A carpet with a exposure to moisture during a water damage can create a musty order, or worse create mold or mildew.

Ground Zero For Odors

Carpet is a magnet to and retains microscopic airborne mold and mildew spores commonly found in most commercial space environments. Carpet also functions as a sponge that absorbs any moisture that occurs. This combo provides almost laboratory conditions for bacteria growth that can cause odors. Once a carpet becomes wet, active mold and mildew can begin growing in less than 48 hours. During that time window, intervention by carpet care professionals with specialized cleaning services that can avert growth that causes odors before it happens.

At Eagle Mat Floor & Products, we offer full-service carpet cleaning and maintenance. It’s easy to contact us, and we’re happy to help. You can always call us at (301) 762-2000 or email us at sales@eaglemat.net for more information.