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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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 »

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 »

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 »

How do I treat dust mites?

Hot WaterWash infected linens in hot water greater than 130 degrees F. Dry the linens according to the manufacturer's directions.FreezingFreeze pillows and stuffed toys for a day to kill dust mites... Read More »