Carpets and flooring can frequently be a source of unwanted microbes. Fungi can flourish in moist areas under carpets and floors and create musty odours and loss of product integrity. Carpet and rugs can trap dirt and spills within the face fibres, leading to odours and staining from microbial growth if not properly cleaned. Hard surfaces become susceptible to attack when the topcoat and wear layers are worn away over time. Adhesives used in flooring can also support fungal growth which can lead to eventual discolouration and deterioration. Antimicrobial flooring and antimicrobial carpet offer many benefits.
Ultra-Fresh antimicrobials can be foamed onto or extruded directly into fibers to prevent bacterial growth on the carpet surface. For added control against mold and mildew, Ultra-Fresh products can be incorporated into the latex or secondary backing. Additional antimicrobial protection can be achieved by combining treatments with the use of an Ultra-Fresh treated foam underlay. Hard surfaces can also be protected by adding Ultra-Fresh into the topcoat or wear layers, as well as the backing. Once applied, Ultra-Fresh becomes a permanent part of the antimicrobial flooring or antimicrobial carpet structure and will extend the useful life of the product.
Our antimicrobial products are commonly used in the following flooring and carpet end-use areas:
For more information on which Ultra-Fresh antimicrobial treatments are suitable for your carpet or flooring applications, contact us!
Ultra-Fresh technology is currently used in flooring products around the world. To manufacturers, the Ultra-Fresh brand is recognized globally as a standard of excellence in antimicrobial technology. To consumers, Ultra-Fresh offers a promise of product quality and integrity. Interested in learning more about some of our flooring partnerships?