Sunday, 9 August 2015

Tips for living with dust mite allergy

  • De-clutter wardrobes and put old clothes in sealed storage boxes or bags
  • Remove any soft toys no longer used by your children
  • Ensure any trickle vents in your windows are open
  • Leave your bedding folded back every morning
  • Buy a humidity meter and try to keep humidity low with natural ventilation
  • Buy a high temperature steam cleaner for carpets etc
  • Put dust mite barriers on all bedding
  • Wash all bedding weekly at 60 degrees celsius
  • Vacuum surfaces of upholstered furniture weekly
  • Wash your curtains and blinds regularly
  • Damp wipe all surfaces weekly including window sills, picture frames, tops of cupboards, etc

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