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Interesting Facts

Take a nose at some of the strangest and quirkiest facts we have found! Carpet related and some that we think just deserve to be on here! Enjoy…

Probably best to start with a carpet fact right?

oldest rug in the world

• The oldest carpet known to exist is called the pazyrk carpet. Found in 1947 preserved in a ice block in Serbia! The pazyrk is over 2500 years old and features the times of its day with horseback gladiators and deer’s? which you can still find today…

• Something before you eat your tea tonight! The average person sheds a million skin flakes a hour and becomes embedded in your carpets.

• Early vacuum cleaners in the 20th century were powered by coal and needed 3 people to use! Nice family occasion then…

• Bit more serious this one but we’ve all done the 5 second rule with our food? Bacteria can survive for a month in your carpet’s and are transferred instantly when food comes into contact then which can lead to things like Salmonella, Campylobacter, typhimurim and other nasties!

• Over a period of a year several pounds of dust can accumulate in your Flooring..

• Not letting the bed bugs bite at night can be a challenge, they lurk in carpets and for their size can cover 100 feet to have some blood from its sleeping victim! Not to worry as you will never know…

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