How long can pet ringworm spores live on my furniture?

Research show that fungus spores can live in your environment for about two years without a host. The live and strive in moist damp climates. Sunlight and disinfectants will kill ringworm spores.

One product we offer to treat your home for ringworm is our PuraCleenRx Xtreme Cleen. This is a concentrated disinfectant cleaner that can be diluted for spraying, mopping and laundering. The other product we offer to ringworm in your home is our PuraCleenRx Disinfectant Spray. This is a ready to spray hospital grade disinfectant that can be used all over the home to treat for ringworm spores. Both of these products are fungicides. The PuraCleenRx Disinfectant Spray can be used on furniture, bedding and carpeting as well as a hard surface disinfectant. The PuraCleenRx Disinfectant Spray can also kill bacteria in the home. These products can be used on bedding, toys, grooming tools and even furniture. This product only needs to be lightly sprayed, nothing needs to be saturated.

It is recommended to change your air filters once per month in your home when treating for ringworm. Ringworm fungus spores can be airborne. It is recommended also to put your pet’s items into the sun after spraying them with the PuraCleenRx Disinfectant. If you need more information about the products or application please call one of our customer support specialists at 337-937-8800 or you can also visit our website at  .