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9 Strange Facts About Carpet

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2018
1. If you are lucky enough to have a dream about floral carpet, interpreters believe you can expect love and happiness in your near future. Sounds like a dream come true!

2. Carpets need to be cleaned every 3-6 months for optimal indoor conditions. This keeps your carpet looking nice, and your indoor air quality better.

3. The stomach flu virus can live in your carpet for a month or more.

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4. In the 2018 Oscar ceremony there were over 500 LAPD body guards watching over the red carpet. They made sure nobody secretly cut off a piece as a souvenir.
5. Dust mites love your carpets. They live happily in places that are warm and that have food. Their food of choice? Dead skin cells (ew!). The good news is a professional carpet cleaning can remove dust mites from your carpet and rugs.

6. The song “A Whole New World” is sung on a magic carpet rug in Disney’s film Aladdin. The song was written in the early months of 1992.
7. The largest carpet in the world measures at 5,625 square feet. With 1,200 women working hard to weave the massive carpet, it still took over a year to finish.
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8. Crazy carpet colors, patterns, and trends were arguably at their peak in the 70's. They carpeted everything from kitchens to bathrooms. Some people even had bathrooms with carpeted walls!

9. The carpet industry began in the beautiful city of Philadelphia in 1791.

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