How to Get Rid of Dust Mites

Some of the most effective ways to eliminate dust mites at home

Getting rid of dust mites can be a daunting task and is next to impossible because they are found virtually everywhere we go..


People and animals shed skin cells (dander) constantly and this is the main food source for these little creatures. Here we look at some of the most common and safest methods of controlling dust mite populations to help manage allergy and asthma symptoms so you can lead a normal life.

Like people and our pets, these pests flourish in warm humid environments. Try to maintain humidity levels in your house below 50 percent at all times. Maintaining humidity in your home below 50% has a negative impact on dust mite populations. This is much more difficult to do during the summer than in winter but using a dehumidifier will help greatly.

How to remove dust mites from your bedroom

We spend a great deal of our time sleeping which makes our beds one of the prime environments for dust mites to live and breed. Bedding should be washed in hot water above 130 degrees Fahrenheit. If you have severe reactions then every week or two may be necessary for maximum benefit.

Allergy relief bedding (dust mite covers) is also available to help rid ourselves of mites. Cover mattresses and pillows in allergen blocking dust proof covers which zipper. This provides a barrier that dust mites can

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