Tips - Dust Mites Facts: Everything You Need to Know

Do you know about these tiny bugs lurking in your home?

Before you ask…

Dust mites are too small to see with the naked eye

Dust mites do not bite

Dust mites are 75% water

Ways of killing them:

  - Freeze them
  - Drown them
  - Poison them
  - Dehydrate them

Best effective, STEAM THEM!

***For children, frequent upward rubbing of the nose could indicate an allergy to dust mites.

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(1) What is the first symptoms of a house dust mite allergy?

- Watering eyes
- Sneeze attacks
- Itchy Skin
- Eczema 
- Difficulty inbreathing
- Hay fever

These mites are also a major cause of allergies and asthma and of cause, we all know how bad it can lead to, regardless of time, money and health! 

Reactive or Preventive? Your choice...

2) What do dust mites eat? 

"Skin eaters" The primary food source of dust mites consists of skin scales, from humans and animals.

They eat the mold that grows on human skin scales. The skin scales cannot be directly digested by the mites but need to be modified by the molds and as their share of this symbiotic partnership the mites transport the fungus spores to a suitable germination place. 

Every human loses approx. 1 gram of skin scales within 24 hours – this quantity is enough to feed approx. one million mites.

(3) Where are dust mites found?

Skin cells and scales are often found in mattresses, furniture and carpeted areas.

(4) How does one get rid of dust mites?
Change bedding at least once a week and wash at 140ºF for a minimum of 30 minutes
Reduce humidity in the bedroom by daily airing and/or using a humidifier
Frequently dust with a damp cloth
Frequently vacuum using a vacuum cleaner with a micro filter
If your child is allergic to dust mites, make sure the bedroom is kept tidy and soft toys are stored in a wooden box to prevent them from collecting dust.
If your child is allergic to dust mites, make sure the bedroom is kept tidy and soft toys are stored in a wooden box to prevent them from collecting dust.

Scientific studies with allergy sufferers have shown that a reduction of allergens in the living environment will eliminate/ reduce allergic symptoms.


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