Are dust mites a parasite?

Answer Dust mites are microscopic bugs. They aren't parasites, as they do not live or survive off people or animals. They live in household dust and feed off dead skin and dander that humans and animals s... Read More »

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Do you ever start looking around your house thinking of dust mites, all the mites in your bed......?

When I first saw this science show about dust mites and how they look under a microscope it really did freak me out. We drop all of these dead skin cells and that's what they eat. How disgusting! ... Read More »

Are dust mites bad?

On One Hand: Dust Mites Are CommonExposure to dust mites is unavoidable because they are in every environment. You'll most commonly find dust mites in the home within bedding, furniture and carpeti... Read More »

Are dust mites insects?

Dust mites are not insects. They are actually a part of the Arachnida family, or arachnids, which spiders and ticks also belong to. The difference between insects and arachnids is the number of leg... Read More »

How to Get Rid of House Dust Mites?

Dust mites are small insects located everywhere in your house. From your bedroom sheets to the coffee table, these mites are found throughout your home. Although they are not detectable by the huma... Read More »