dust mites are a leading cause of allergies
A special report on dust mites and allergies. Dust mite fecal matter is the leading allergen that affects the most people.
Keep your carpets, mattresses and upholstered furniture fresh and clean by calling Accent American to have these items professionally cleaned on a regular basis. Regular frequent vacuuming can also help prevent allergens from accumulating and causing allergies to act up. Purchase cloth covers for mattresses and pillows, and wash them regularly. Plastic ones can actually make the situation worse as they allow the allergens to be released into the air rather than trapping and holding them. Cleanliness is the key to fighting indoor allergies.
And contrary to popular belief, carpet is better for people with allergies as it traps and holds the allergens in the fibers rather than letting them escape into the air where they can be inhaled.