How to Get Rid of Dust Mites in Pillows?

Answer Dust mites feed off lint, dust and dead skin cells. This is what makes pillows such a prime breeding ground for them. Dust mites are pervasive but they are also easy to kill. Hot water kills the mi... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Get Rid of Dust Mites in Pillows

Do feather pillows have more dust mites than foam pillows?

According to the Sierra Club, feather pillows do contain more dust mites than foam ones. In fact, feather pillows, also known as down pillows, harbor more dust mites than any other pillow type. Not... Read More »

How do I kill dust mites in pillows?

Wash pillows of any type in very hot water using your usual laundry soap. Make sure the water is above 130 degrees Fahrenheit. Set your washer to the highest water heat setting. If the water is sti... Read More »

Does putting pillows in a freezer kill dust mites?

Place any pillows that you fear are infested with dust mites in a freezer for at least 24 hours and this will kill the microscopic insects. Dust mites are a common insect that infests homes, namely... 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 »