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Dalworth Clean's Dust Mite Guide for Your Mattresses and Upholstery

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Ridding of Dust Mites in Your North Texas Home

On average, we spend about one third of our time in bed - where up to 60% of the dust mites in the home are found! According to the Center for Disease Control, a mattress can contain between 10,000 to 10 million dust mites and you are sleeping with them every night! Although they do not bite or sting, they can make life uncomfortable for you or anyone who suffers from allergies or asthma.

These microscopic pests, which feed on shed skin and modern Dust Miteamenities such as climate control and carpeting, provide favorable conditions for dust mites. Because human homes provide such prime living conditions for dust mites, they reproduce quickly and are a perpetual source of allergens. Dust mites can irritate those who suffer from asthma, rhinitis, conjunctivitis and dermatitis. Dust mite’s waste, not the actual mite, contains the antigens which trigger allergy attacks. Keeping the number of dust mites in your home to a minimum can dramatically affect your family’s health.

Even if you don’t have allergies but value a clean home, dust mites should be at the top of your hit list. Dust mites cannot be killed by bleach or soaps, and you can never completely rid your home of these creepy crawlers, but following these suggestions can offer significant relief from allergies and provide the satisfaction of having a cleaner, healthier home.

  • Wash bed linens and furniture covers weekly in hot water.Mattress Tech
  • Clean mattress, pillows, and upholstered furniture on a regular basis.
  • Use anti-allergen treatments for your bed, upholstery, carpet and laundry.
  • Keep ambient humidity below 60%. It slows down mite reproduction.
  • Dust regularly. Beat throw rugs and pillows outside frequently.
  • Replace pillows every few years.
  • Use a vacuum with HEPA filtration.
  • Some plant oil vapors such as nutmeg, pine and spearmint can be effective in killing dust mites within close vicinity of the vapors.

If having a healthy home is a top priority for you, Dalworth Clean offers Sheetsmany ways to help you control the dust mite population in your home. Dalworth Clean's carpet, drapery, upholstery and duct cleaning services will each benefit your aim in ridding of dust mites as they are found in all of these areas. The biggest opportunity for improvement, however, will be found in our mattress cleaning service. Our hot water extraction process is an effective way to reduce exposure to dust mites. With an application of our "Allergy Relief Treatment" we can neutralize the allergens caused by dust mites, cat hair, and cock roaches.


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Dalworth can clean, restore, seal and protect every type of flooring in your home including; carpet, tile and grout, hardwood, travertine, marble, slate, saltillo tile, hand-made area rugs, air duct cleaning, deodorizing and anti-allergen treatments. If you live in Dallas, Fort Worth, Arlington, Plano, Frisco, McKinney, Keller, Richardson, Garland, Irving, Grand Prairie, Highland Park, Southlake, Westlake, Trophy Club,   Addison, Euless, Carrollton, Lewisville, Grapevine or any city in North Texas, call Dalworth Clean at 817-553-2184 to schedule your residential and commercial cleaning and restoration services.