Dust mite control Helping you tackle bed mite problems in your home, and other annoying insects
Dust mites, their danger, and preventive methods to get rid of them Dust mites are microscopic pests that feed on scales of skin that people and pets lose every day and thrive in warm, humid environments. Although these tiny creatures mimic these tiny insects, they do not leave bites on your skin, however, they can cause a rash. No matter how disinfected the house is, it is not easy to remove it completely, but you can reduce its number. You can control mite allergy by taking measures to reduce the amount of mites in your home and you will know these steps by continuing to read this article. In order to relieve symptoms and control asthma, medications or other treatments are often needed. What is dust mites? Microscopic insect-like pests that usually inhabit house dust are known to be dust mites. They feed on dead skin flakes or dander that people and pets shed. These pests are an important source of allergens as they generate some of the most common indoor substances that can trigger allergic and asthma reactions in many people. They are capable of exacerbating allergies and asthma as the devastating allergens they produce come from their fecal pellets and body shrapnel. Bedding, mattresses, upholstered chairs, rugs or curtains in your home will harbor hundreds of thousands of moths. What do these microscopic pests feed on? Not like many other types of mites they do not feed on blood but rather on components of house dust such as: • Human skin flakes. • Cotton fibres. • Paper. • the wood. • Synthetic compounds. • Stool and its own skin. They can also feed on fungus spores, pollen, and feathers. Where do you come from? In almost all homes it is present automatically and can appear and when determining if a home has large amounts of mites, moisture is the most important component. These pests absorb moisture from the air and do not live in places with low humidity including deserts. What are the symptoms of allergy caused by dust mites? Symptoms of mite allergy caused by irritation of the nasal passages include: • Sneezing, runny nose and itching, congestion in the nose and frequent rubbing. • Irritated, swollen or teary eyes and facial pain. • Itching in the mouth or roof of the throat. • Coughing. And if allergies trigger your asthma, you may also experience: Breathing problems, pain and tightness in the chest, when exhaling, there is an audible wheezing sound, as well as sleep problems related to shortness of breath, as well as coughing fits that intensify due to an infectious infection such as influenza. Preventive methods to avoid these pests • To maintain relative humidity at around 50 percent or less, use a dehumidifier or air conditioner. • Put dust-proof or hypoallergenic covers on your mattress and pillows. • In bedrooms with exposed floors (linoleum, tile or wood), cover wall-to-wall carpeting if necessary and remove vinyl curtains and upholstered furniture. • To remove the grit, use a wet mop or rug. Never use a dry rag, so mite allergens are only stinging. • To prevent inhaling allergens, wear a mask when vacuuming, and stay away from the unclean area for 20 minutes to allow some of the dust and allergens to settle after cleaning. • Use a vacuum cleaner to capture allergens that pass into the exhaust of the vacuum cleaner using either a double-layer microfilter bag or a HEPA filter. • To remove it, wash all bedding and sheets in hot water (at least 130-140 degrees Fahrenheit) once a week. • Replace plastic drapery and feather or fur bedding with washable ones. What is the difference between bed bugs and dust mites? Bed bugs are larger than mites and can be seen with the naked eye and are often confused because bed bugs hide in bedding, carpets, and curtains and can also cause allergic reactions. However the main difference is that bed bugs bite people and feed on their blood but dust mites may scratch your skin but not bite you. What are the most famous companies to combat these pests in Kuwait? • Dust mite control company Hawally • The Ahmadi Dust Mite Control Company. • Also, Abdullah Al-Mubarak Anti-Dust Mites Company. • Dust mite control company, Salmiya. • Al-Jahra Dust Mite Control Company. • Also, Mubarak Al-Kabeer Dust Mite Control Company. Keyword dust mites Description Dust mites are microscopic pests that usually live in house dust. They do not bite but cause allergic reactions accompanied by many symptoms and may lead to asthma.