Survey Uncovers Motivations for Spring Cleaning

Harris Research, Inc. (H.R.I.), the parent company of Chem-Dry, conducted recent large consumer research to find out the reasons behind our cleaning habits. The study involved almost 700 participants aged 18-55 from all over the United States.

The study highlights include:

Health reasons were the top motivator for women aged 25-34 to clean their homes.

Most respondents said that spring was the worst season for allergies and asthma.

Eight out of ten respondents think that cleaning their homes is an effective way to eliminate allergens and relieve symptoms. Carpets, rugs, and tiles are the most common answers to the question of what part of the house they concentrate on the most to eliminate allergens.

HRIH.R.I.so commissioned a laboratory study by an independent company to test the effectiveness and safety of Chem-Dry cleaning services.

The study highlights include:

Chem-Dry’s proprietary hot carbonating extraction (HCE) carpet and upholstery cleaning process removes 98% of all non-living allergens*, dramatically improving indoor air quality. The allergens that were tested included dog and cat dander, as well as dust mites.

Chem-Dry’s Pet Urine Treatment (P.U.R.T.) removes 99.9% of pet urine odors. Chem-Dry’s Pet Urine Removal Treatment (P.U.R.T.) removes 99.9% of all pet urine odors.

You can read the press release to learn more about what motivates people to clean their homes in the spring and the results of an independent laboratory study.

New Harris Research, Inc. survey reveals health motivations behind spring cleaning

*Based on the results of a study performed by an independent lab using the Chem-Dry Hot Carbonating Extract process. The allergens that were tested included dog and cat dander, as well as dust mites. The figures are averages across multiple homes.

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