Category Archives for "Getting Rid of Dust mites"

Dust Mites vs Bed Bugs: What’s the Difference?

Do you know much about dust mites and bed bugs? Often, these bugs are lumped into the same category in our minds; both are tiny, uninvited guests who make themselves at home where they are not wanted.

They cause those creepy-crawly feelings to travel down our backs. Do you suddenly have the urge to scratch just thinking about them?

Although they may seem alike, up close, (and under a microscope) they are very different.

First, let’s take a look at dust mites.

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Dust vs Dust Mites

When put to the test, not many people could tell you of what dust is made. All people, on the other hand, will tell you what a dust mite is and what it does.

Both irritate the lungs, both exacerbate lung conditions like asthma and allergies, and both are hard to clear out of the house.

Aren’t they the same thing, ask many people. They both make people miserable, right? Let’s take a look at the characteristics of each, then we’ll tell you how to deal with them.

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How to Kill Dust Mites in Stuffed Animals

One of the toys that kids love most is stuffed animals. They are cute and cuddly, and kids just love to carry them everywhere. However, as a parent, you know that everything gets dirt, especially when your kids have been playing with it all day. Stuffed animals are the worst.

They get trapped with debris, dirt, and dust mites. While you can throw your child’s stuffed animal in the washer to clean off the debris and dirt, dust mites seem to be a problem entirely of their own. Don’t fret, mom, there is a way to clean those stuffed animals.

In this article, we’re going to look at a few helpful tips for cleaning off those stuffed animals, and making them look and smell better.

Plus, if your little one is allergic to dust mites, this can solve the issues so they can keep those cuddly stuffed toys. Here is what you need to know.

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Can Dogs and Cats be Allergic to Dust Mites?

Does your dog or cat seem to be suffering from allergies? Just like humans, household pets are susceptible to a variety of environmental allergies, including dust mite allergies.

You may think that the dust floating around your house is only affecting you, but it might also be making your dog or cat perfectly miserable.

Is your pet a dust mite allergy sufferer?

Read on to find out what dust mite allergies look like in pets and how you can prevent them.

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