The carpet in my new Orlando apartment is giving me an allergy, is there anything I can do?

Photo of Boardwalk Apartments at Alafaya TrailBoardwalk is not pet friendly, so there could be no possiblity of hairs remaining from pets.

Most Orlando apartments will come with freshly cleaned or replaced carpeting in the living room, bedrooms, and dining room. Generally, the kitchen and bathroom floors will have tiles for ease of cleaning. Residents with high allergy sensitivities may be worried about carpeting while renting an apartment. Even if you have never had a reaction to carpeting before, you may suddenly experience an allergy inside your unit. Residents who are allergic to cats or dogs may have a slight reaction to any remaining pet hairs inside pet friendly Orlando apartments. If you encounter this issue, there are a few things you can do to resolve the problem and alleviate your allergic reaction. Keep reading to find out how you can be prepared for an allergic reaction to carpeting.

While your carpet in Orlando apartments will be cleaned before you move in, you can always contact the leasing office and discuss options for a discounted steam clean. This may help remove any dander or pet hairs that were left over from the first time. A second run through may be enough to alleviate any issues you are experiencing. If you still have problems after trying this option, you can look into purchasing a hypo allergenic vacuum. Orlando apartments are close to several home goods and appliances stores that will help you find the right vacuum for you. For example, nearby Sears will have a few options for vacuums and you can browse their website for current stock. If you’re not sure what you’re allergic to or whether the carpeting is causing a reaction, you may want to visit a doctor for allergy testing. There are apartments near Orlando that are close to Winter Park Memorial Hospital.

Another option to resolving your allergy problems is to call the leasing office and discuss relocation to another unit. There may be something specifically in the carpet that is causing your reaction that would not be present inside another unit. This is a good option to try if neither of the above solutions work for you. Don’t forget that relocating to another unit may be associated with a fee. However, it may be worth it to budget for this fee if you know you are sensitive to several allergens and frequently experience similar issues. The leasing office in Orlando apartments will be able to give you options for different units if any are available for rent.

Apartments in Orlando will have different carpeting styles and options for you to choose from. Consider scheduling an appointment with different communities for a walkthrough in the unit. While it can be difficult to anticipate specific allergens present in your chosen unit, you can view the amount of carpeted space and choose a unit type that would be most suited for your needs. To view the floor plans and layouts for each community, you can find this information and much more on the community pages of our website.

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