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Am I having an allergic reaction to the rug doctor help!!?

Well, my mom placed some rug doctor in my house, and I'm having shortness of breath, stuffed nose but no snot, and my head kind of hurts, and what can I do to stop it?

Answer:

Kookie: By rug doctor I am guessing that you mean she cleaned the carpets in your house with the rental carpet cleaning machine made by the rug doctor company. If she used their cleaning solution, it might be that you are reacting to the chemicals in the carpet cleaner. Lots of cleaners use formaldehyde. If that is the case, you can try a couple of things #1. Re clean the carpets using only vinegar and water #2 Treat the carpets with zeolite powder to absorb the chemicals If you are not familiar with zeolites, they are volcanic rocks that are used lots of ways. Because they are negatively charged, they trap and absorb most chemicals and organic odors (those are generally positively charged). You would want to use some crushed up zeolite so it can get on the carpet fibers and get the chemical absorbed. I'll give you some links to read about formaldehyde and zeolite. The vinegar would work as well, but your house is going to smell like a salad for a while. Good luck!
Aug 23, 2017
me too badly first my feet started to ich then my body broke out into red bumps . its got to be the chimical but rug docter is denying the whole thing . blaming it on my carpet or things that wheer not on the serface but deep in the carpet thay are asses and where no help to me . i took a shower and half to where shoes on my feet but i went and bought a cheep machene and used only hot water in it to get it out and its a little better never use it was the pet type and the dog never in my room and before no allergy to laying on the carpet before
Aug 23, 2017

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