Houston Dust Mites
Dust mites are microscopic organisms found in every home. They typically don’t carry diseases, but that doesn’t mean they’re harmless.
It’s estimated by the American College of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology that roughly 10 percent of Americans suffer from dust mite allergies.
Dust mites prefer heat, humidity, darkness, dirt and dust.
That means your basement, furnished or not, is an ideal environment. There are simple ways to keep dust mites out of your home, and protect your family and friends.
These techniques include climate control, changing the flooring and furniture, and frequent, thorough cleaning.
To prevent infestation of dust mites:
- Try to get as much sunshine as possible into the basement; you may even consider remodeling with basement windows.
- Keep the basement temperature below 70 degrees Fahrenheit and 50 percent humidity.
- Use an air purifier to reduce dust.
- Replace furnace and air conditioner filters monthly with high-quality anti-microbial filters which trap allergens.
- Replace carpets with tile or vinyl flooring.
- Use synthetic bedding in the basement such as artificial memory foam.
- Leave sheets open during the day. Making the bed can seal dust mites in an ideal warm, humid breeding ground.
- Wash your bedding weekly in water hotter than 130 degrees Fahrenheit.
- Vacuum thoroughly and regularly around the feet of the bed.
Dust Mites are a popular Houston pest we get service calls for. Call us today at (281) 449-7404 and let Gulf Coast Exterminators help you with your Dust mite problem.
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