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What are the disadvantages of carpeted vs. Hardwood floors?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Pro's & Con's: From a medical standpoint - dust mites love to live in carpets - hardwood floors not so much. It may be difficult to thorougly clean carpet leaving retained germs & dirt - floors can be more easily cleaned. You may slip on a hardwood floor or a mat/ rug - with carpeting not so much.
Answered on Mar 23, 2013

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