Health Risks of Prolonged Exposure to Breathing in Cat Urine Ammonia Fumes from Stained Carpet in Walled Lake, MI

Cats; who doesn’t love cats? These cuddly companions steal our hearts, beds and become a part of our families. Simply owning a cat is known to benefit your health by curbing anxiety, and lowering stress levels and blood pressure. If you have pets, at one point or another you’ve noticed a smell that leads you to the scene of a crime and lo and behold, your beloved kitty has had an accident on the floor. An all too familiar scene of scrubbing and blotting on our hands and knees only to find that the odor still lingers! Spot cleaning only cleans the surface of your carpets and therefore makes it almost impossible to rid your house not only of the smell but also the bacteria now living deep in your carpet fibers. As we walk around we rustle up the old allergens hidden deep in our carpets and release them back into the air we breathe.

Health Effects & Illness from Breathing in Cat Urine Odor

To make matters worse there are several health risks associated with inhaling cat urine and feces. Cat urine wreaks of ammonia which is known to cause respiratory issues, especially in those who suffer with asthma or COPD. Highly concentrated amounts of ammonia can also cause other respiratory ailments such as bronchitis or pneumonia. Unfortunately, the list doesn’t end there. Cats also carry the parasite Toxoplasma Gondii and the bacteria E-coli in their intestines and pass it through their feces. We can get sick by simply touching our mouth or not thoroughly washing our hands with soap and warm water after coming into contact with cat feces. Normal healthy adults naturally have E-coli living in their intestines, however, certain strains can make it into your bloodstream and wreak havoc. Those who are pregnant, young, or have a weakened immune system are especially at risk of contracting these diseases.

Is Professional Carpet Cleaning Worth it?

There is only one tried and true way of properly disinfecting your carpets to rid them of the bacteria that still lurks beneath what the eye can see. Steam cleaning! Now, you can go down to the grocery store and rent a heavy, bulky carpet shampooer and do your best to try to figure out how to work it, all the while wishing you would have just hired a professional to do the job correctly and efficiently and in half the time while not leaving your carpets soaking wet. Or you can just call a professional right off the bat; preferably one that is certified in pet stain and odor removal services like Mr. Madison Carpet Cleaning & Upholstery Specialists!

Carpet Steam Cleaning, Hot Water Extraction, Stain & Odor Removal & More in Warren, Madison Heights, Livonia, Ann Arbor & Detroit, MI | Tri County Area of Wayne, Macomb & Oakland Counties Michigan

In addition to being certified in pet and stain odor removal, Mr. Madison Carpet Cleaning & Upholstery Specialists also offers a patented thermal heat fogging system that doesn’t just mask or cover up odors. It eliminates them! Our vaporized cleaning solution effectively pairs with the unwanted odor molecules to absorb them and rid your residence of the unpleasant smells. We utilize state of the art heavy duty truck mounted equipment ready to fulfill all your carpet cleaning needs. Steam cleaning is a process that shoots hot water into the fibers of the carpet to remove the built-up debris, allergens, and contaminants that may have been hiding in plain sight and accumulating since your last professional carpet cleaning. The steaming hot water effectively kills germs and bacteria while also leaving your house smelling fresh and your carpets and upholstery looking brand new! Leave it to the pros to leave you feeling satisfied that you and your pets are in good hands. When we finish the job correctly and professionally, you will never even the pet accident happened Contact us today and give kitty a break this time around!

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