How do dust mites get into your home?

Answer You'll find dust mites--even though you can't see them--anywhere you find dust. Dust consists largely of discarded human skin cells, which provide nourishment to dust mites, according to MayoClinic... Read More »

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What do you do to keep allergens like mould & mildew, dust mites and pet dander under control in your home?

Molds, mildews, bacteria, and dust mites like the same conditions that we do--warmth and moderate to high humidity. They need little more than a constant moisture supply for survival. You may find ... Read More »

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 »

How many dust mites are in a bed?

According to, the house dust mite (dermatophagoides pteronyssinus) numbers from about 100,000 to 10 million on a typical bed mattress. Dust mites consume the human and animal ... Read More »

The Best Way to Get Rid of Dust Mites?

Dust mites are microscopic members of the spider family that feed on dead human skin flakes. Dust mites live where skin flakes are prevalent, such as carpets, drapes, bedding and cloth furniture. T... Read More »