Bed bugs and dust mites: how to get rid of them the right way

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There are a lot of things that can keep a person awake all night. It could be a noisy neighbor, flashing lights from outside, a broken air conditioner, etc.

Other things that can prevent a person from adequately sleeping are bugs. Bed bugs aren’t that harmful, but the mere sight and presence of them can cause nightmares for a lot of people.

A bite of a bed bug can be itchy at first, but repeated exposure to these insects can also cause pain and rashes.

Another crawlers to watch out for is dust mites. Dust mites don’t bite people, but their feces can become a problem for people who have asthma.

Skin contact with dust mites can also lead to irritating rashes and allergic reactions. This creepy crawlies are the stuff of nightmares for a lot of people.

The fear of bed bugs and dust mites is so severe that there are cases where people develop insomnia and other psychological problems because of these insects.

Although these creatures are going with the natural flow of nature, their presence inside homes is highly unwanted.

Can you get rid of these pesky insects? Is it difficult? Will it cost a lot of money? Yes, no, and no. To guide you more with removing these insects, here are some tips to get rid of these annoying critters the right way.

Getting a New Mattress

Most of the time, beds are built to last. Mattresses are durable that with enough care, one can last for up to 7-10 years. Due to its durability, most people overlook the age of their mattress.

An old mattress can have a lot of broken-down components that can cause harm to a person lying on it. For one, broken springs can penetrate the linen inside and can cause wounds.

Uneven pressure distribution in mattresses can also cause the body to sleep in unhealthy positions.

What’s even worse is that bed bugs and dust mites often live in the thousands in old mattresses. If you own a broken down mattress with lots of bed bugs, then maybe it’s time you consider getting a new mattress.

Discard your old mattress by wrapping it up with plastic or bed bug proof encasements. Don’t just place your old mattress by the garbage bin, as bed bugs and dust mites are known to crawl back to a room only to infest a newer bed…
 
 
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