Once you know the signs to look for, it can be fairly simple to spot evidence of a textile pest infestation.
If you or anyone in your family identifies with any of the following Allergy-Related maladies such as Asthma, Eczema, High Fever, Bronchitis, Inflammation of the Mucous Membranes, Itchy Red Eyes, Headaches, Sinus Pain, Fatigue, early morning fits of excessive sneezing, even a feeling of depression when you wake up, you may well be sleeping with the enemy, more commonly known as Dust Mites !
Dust mites live primarily in any Type of Mattresses, but they are invisible to the human eye. It feeds on shed dead skin cells. The feces and dead bodies of mites are allergens to susceptible people, causing asthma, rhinitis or dermatitis. These little creatures are so small that as many as 1,000 of them could be placed on the head of a pin! And guess where their favourite breeding spot is? Yes, that’s right – the mattress. Their ideal home!
Why the mattress? Because it’s warm, often moist, cosy, easy to burrow into and full of their favourite food… skin flakes, the skin flakes every human being sheds every day and night of his or her life, no matter what their age, sex or state of health is. And you can’t just vacuum them away. Modern day features of homes, such as double glazing and central heating, contribute to an increase in dust mites, bacteria, viruses and other filthy residues found in our beds. It follows that there has also been an increase in Health Problem such as Asthma, Eczema, Hay Fever and Allergies.
What should you do to clean your bed mattress and get rid of dust mites?
It is very important to clean mattresses regularly. Dust mites can and do come back, even when removed. Either way – you can entrust your regular mattress cleaning to us and be confident that we’ll always stay on top of the problem.