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My Carpet Smells Like Mildew After Cleaning, What Gives?

Rainbow International of Mississauga & Halton
Publication date:
October 15, 2019
Article Summary: 

This blog post explains why a carpet may smell like mildew after cleaning and offers tips for eliminating the odor. The post suggests that the mildew smell may be caused by excessive moisture or inadequate drying during the cleaning process. It recommends addressing the issue by ensuring proper ventilation and air circulation in the room, using a dehumidifier or fans to speed up the drying process, and avoiding over-wetting the carpet during cleaning. The post also recommends using a mildewcide solution or a mixture of vinegar and water to clean and deodorize the carpet. Additionally, it advises users to address any underlying issues that may contribute to mildew growth, such as leaks or high humidity levels in the home.


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Rainbow International of Mississauga & Halton
My Carpet Smells Like Mildew After Cleaning, What Gives?
October 15, 2019
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