DIY easy steps on how to control bed dust mites

DIY easy steps on how to control bed dust mites

  • Healthy living is making sure the environment we live in is clean, safe, allergen free and chemical free.
  • Take a healthy step and control the dust mites in your bed.
  • Dust mites are known to create skin allergies and asthma and live in your pillow and in your bed by the millions.
  • As gross as it sounds, they eat our dead skin and are a major cause of asthma and allergies; especially in vulnerable individuals, such as children and the elderly. According to the American College of Asthma, Allergy & Immunology, approximately 10 percent of Americans exhibit allergic sensitivity to dust mites.
  • As we close up our houses during the cold months, the concentrations of dust mites and their feces increases inside.
  • Tips: Air out your mattress once a month and on sunny days let the rays work its magic.
  • Open your windows daily and let the fresh air in.
  • Spray the room with a natural air freshener.
  • Disinfecting solution:
  • 1. Mix equal parts of white vinegar and warm water.
  • 2. Add 2 tbsps of Hydrogen Peroxide
  • 3. Soak a wash cloth in the solution.
  • 4. Wring out the washcloth and clean the top, bottom and sides of the mattress.
  • 5. Let dry 1 hour.
  • 6. Wrap your mattress with a cotton cover.
  • 7. Wash the cover once month in hot water and add 1/2 cup of
  • white vinegar in the bleach dispenser.
  • Do this weekly to control and get rid of the dust mites population.
  • Your healthy family will thank you.
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