Can You Use Zoflora On Carpet? (is it safe for rugs?)

We all know Zoflora is a great disinfectant and that it can be used to remove germs and bacteria from almost any surface, leaving behind a sweet smelling aroma. But can you use Zoflora on carpet and is it safe for use on rugs? 

The short answer is yes, it is safe to use on rugs and yes, Zoflora can be used on carpets.

What Is Zoflora?

Zoflora is a concentrated disinfectant with the capability to kill 99% of germs and bacteria. It not only kills germs and bacteria, it also smells great too. In fact Zoflora is available in a number of fragrances all of which are guaranteed to remove 99% of all known germs and bacteria.

It won’t remove grease and grime as effectively as detergents and cleaners will, but it will remove germs and bacteria and leave the area smelling fresh and fragrant.

When purchasing Zoflora you might think that the bottle is comparatively small but that’s because it’s concentrated. It needs to be diluted by 40 to 1, which means putting 1 capful into 400ml of water to get the perfect bacteria killing power.

How To Use Zoflora On Carpets

Before using Zoflora on your carpets or rugs always remember to dilute by 40 to 1 and always test in an area that won’t be seen in case your carpet cannot tolerate Zoflora (which is highly unlikely, but possible). After vacuuming, add 1 capful of Zoflora to a spray bottle containing 400ml of water. Then spray the carpet to ensure it not only smells great but is free of all germs and bacteria.

Some Of The Uses For Zoflora: Rugs, Pet Beds etc. 

It works great for those of us with pets, we often can’t smell our pet’s odours but visitors often can. You can spray the Zoflora/water solution all over your pets bedding and your furniture and carpets. Allow it to completely dry before letting your pet back onto the bedding.

Also if your pet has an accident indoors, once the mess has been removed and the carpet cleaned, spray some Zoflora diluted in water to remove all germs, bacteria and any lingering smells too.

Removing the odour that surrounds young babies can be difficult, because as with pet odours, when you’re living with it 24/7 smells are hard to notice. Using the same Zoflora/water mixture sprayed all over floors will remove the aforementioned smell and replace it with a sweet, fragrant aroma. Before allowing your child back onto the carpets, allow them to dry completely.

More Uses For Zoflora

The same diluted Zoflora mixture can be used on work surfaces, cupboards, doors, door handles, bathrooms, kitchens, living rooms, play rooms, utility rooms and washing machines. Outdoors you can use Zoflora on decking and any non concrete surfaces. Zoflora can be used on both hard floors and soft floor coverings.


How To Use Zoflora Safely Around Your Home

We are convinced that Zoflora is a versatile and effective disinfectant and deodoriser. We are also sure you will be impressed with Zoflora once you try it. But, to ensure you use Zoflora safely always;

  • Dilute to a ratio of 1 to 40
  • Never use on polished wood
  • Never spray directly onto open flames
  • Never spray directly onto electrical devices
  • Ensure pets are excluded from the sprayed areas until the surfaces are completely dry
  • Replace any diluted Zoflora mixture after a maximum of 14 days (to ensure full disinfectant qualities)

Frequently Asked Questions

Where should you not use Zoflora?

You should not use Zoflora on any polished wood, painted composite granite surfaces, concrete, or dyed outdoor surfaces.

Do I dilute Zoflora with hot or cold water?

You should dilute Zoflora in cold or warm water. There’s no need to use hot water.

How long is Zoflora effective once diluted?

Once diluted, Zoflora is effective for 14 days (2 weeks).

Is Zoflora harmful to breathe?

If inhaled in large quantities, Zoflora can cause intoxication.

How long does Zoflora smell last?

The smell left behind after using Zoflora can last up to 24 hours.

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