Dust Mite Control Treatments
Dust Mite Control Auckland Service
Auckland Steam ‘n’ Dry service 1987 owner Graeme Stephens has suffered from severe asthma and allergies for over 50 years. For more than three decades, Graeme and the business have researched and experimented with killing and removing dust mites. This also includes other allergens from his own home.
High concentrations of dust mite allergens are a significant risk factor for the development of allergies and related diseases such as asthma and allergies. 80% of children and young adults with asthma are sensitive to dust mites.
Studies suggest that more than 45% of Auckland homes have bedding with dust mite concentrations. Generally, this may have an allergic reaction. Learn more about dust mite control in your environment by reading this article.
Hot Steam is Safe & Kills Dust Mite on Mattress, Upholstery & Carpet
Studies from international scientists and government agencies NCBI, NLM and NIH show that 70°C + heat kills dust mites, germs and allergens. Our state-of-the-art truck-mounted cleaners use 84°C hot steam at the point of contact which kills dust mites. Our powerful vacuum removes the allergens exhausted to the outside.
The Steam ‘n’ Dry Dust Mite Control Auckland truck mount cleaners generate 84°Celsius hot steam at the point of contact and adjustable PSI.
Installed with a powerful 26HG vacuum power, these truck mounts are approximately double the heat and power of all or most of the other truck mount mattresses, upholstery, and carpet cleaners in Auckland. We have approximately seven times more performance than portable carpet cleaners. With this, we are providing healthier homes in West Auckland, North Shore, West, East, and South Auckland.
It is a fact that most mattresses contain bacteria, fungi, dust mites, and even mould. This is nasty because it can lead to anything from skin allergies right through to respiratory illnesses such as asthma.
Having your mattress, mattress, upholstery, and carpets cleaned by Steam ‘n’ Dry Mattress Cleaning Auckland will ensure your mattress is kept clean, healthy, hygienic. Therefore, it will be free of any unwanted bed guests by killing and removing dust mite asthma allergens.
Upholstery Virus, Dust Mite & Bacteria Disinfecting
Capable Truck mounts hot steam cleaners kill and removes viruses, bacteria, germs, dust mites, and other pathogens from interior car upholstery if the steam is over 70°C heated. For more peace of mind, Auckland Steam ‘n’ Dry truck-mounted mattress, upholstery, and carpet cleaning only use 84°C Hot steam at the furniture upholstery point of contact. We are FDA approved to conduct a treatment that kills dust mites, bacteria, and coronavirus elimination.
This expert information is to help you make an informed decision for your next carpet, mattress, upholstery, and cleaning in West Auckland Central City CBD, North Shore, East, South Auckland, and Hibiscus Coast. For the professionals at Auckland Steam ‘n’ Dry mattress, upholstery and carpet cleaners in Auckland Services Phone 0800 110 282, or email us.
Dust Mite Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
FAQ: What are dust mites and what do they look like?
Dust mites are microscopic, spider-like bugs that are 45% found in significant numbers in mattresses, upholstered furniture, carpets, curtains, and other dusty surfaces. Dead skin flakes are their meal of choice, and they like to survive on 50% humidity level. Auckland averages 60% humidity levels. So its a particularly hard to control them, without additional measures.
FAQ: What do the worlds leading scientists recommend for heat killing dust mites?
International scientists and government agencies NCBI, NLM and NIH studies prove that 70°C + heated steam kills dust mites. Thus, it also kills germs, viruses and allergens. Most carpet manufacturers recommend Auckland Steam ‘n’ Dry mattress, upholstery and carpet cleaners in Auckland, state of the Art truck-mounted method. It uses 84°C hot steam at the point of contact, which kills dust mites, also bacteria, viruses and other allergens. Then a powerful vacuum removes the germs and allergens exhausted outside the home.
FAQ: Can you see dust mites?
Due to their microscopic size (0.3 mm), you won’t be able to spot the creepy-crawlies unless you use a magnifying glass and look in all the right places. Dust mites are microscopic pests (smaller than a quarter of a millimetre) that like in warm, dark places with RH humidity levels over 50%. They love bedding because that is where they have an excellent food source which they eat human and animal skin.
FAQ: What about dust mites control treatments?
There are very safe and effective dust mite treatments, such as Hydrogen peroxide-based dustmite control treatment applications. Depending on the infestation scenario, the dust mite control treatment is either:
- Applied 15 minutes before the hot steam extraction method
- They are applied after the hot steam clean which neutralises in 3 days. This is often suitable for hotel type mattresses with potential bed bug combination control.
FAQ: Do dust mites bite?
The statement that dust mites can bite is not valid in the slightest. However, the skin that they shed and feces are so lightweight that they can become airborne and spread around and cause a long list of allergies. The bugs also release potent enzymes that can break down delicate lung, nose, eye, or skin cells, causing an autoimmune inflammation response. Asthmatic are particularly affected.
FAQ: Does a dust mites control treatment use pesticides?
No, we don’t use pesticides on mattresses or upholstery for dust mites. However, what we use is MAF-approved and safe to use synthetic pyrethroids on carpets and upholstery. Our FDA hydrogen peroxide-based approved dust mite treatment is even safer on carpet, mattress, curtains, drapery and upholstery.
FAQ: What health and diseases can dust mites cause?
The presence of dust mites in your home can lead to dozens of complications, including allergic rhinitis, asthma, and other related conditions. They cause conjunctivitis, dermatitis, and hypersensitive pneumonia, as well as causing inflammation allergic migraine headaches.
FAQ: How can I kill dust mites in my home?
The areas where we sleep are usually teeming with dust mites, so it’s a good idea to cover your mattress, pillows, and duvets with micro-porous covers. You can also get rid of the clutter. Carpet removal is an option; however, some studies suggest they are more airborne and allergy-causing when walking on hard floors.
Purchase a HEPA-filtered vacuum and try to keep humidity levels as low as possible. Dust mites die when exposed to over 70-Celsius temperatures. It’s also well known that vacuuming is good for helping control dust mites and their feces. However, household vacuums only generate approximately 1-2 HG of vacuum power. Generally, an often exhaust contaminated waste air back inside the home. Thus, it is where Steam ‘n’ Dry Auckland can help.
70°C or Hotter Steam Cleaners and Allergy Relief
There’s no perfect way to eliminate all allergens from your home environment. But, eliminating as many dust mites, bacteria, and other allergens as possible can make a huge difference in cutting down on allergy symptoms drastically, if not eliminate the allergic reactions. The more environmental dust mites, bacteria and other allergens control strategies you implement are often directly proportional to the amount of allergy relief you feel.
Using a high-performing truck-mounted 84°C hot steam cleaner supplements fundamental allergy relief product solutions, such as dust mite control treatments, dehumidifiers air purifiers and allergy relief bedding, to get those deep-down dust mites, bacteria and other allergens, that the other tools can’t tackle.
Here’s what we mean: Suppose you use your vacuum cleaner every day. You also use dehumidifier air purifiers running to cover every square metre of the house and change your air filters regularly. Taking shoes off at the door is practised. But when you sit on your favourite comfy couch, you erupt in allergy sneezes, your eyes get itchy and watery, and your nose starts to run.
Enter the high performance truck-mounted 84°C hot steam cleaners which can clean deep down into upholstery, carpet and mattresses with steam so hot that it dries almost instantaneously. Dust mites, bacteria pollen grains, pet dander, and mould spores allergens are killed, neutralised brought to the surface and removed by very powerful vacuums.
For the Best Germ Allergen Free Night Sleep Get Your Mattresses 84°C Hot Steam Cleaned
Even without an asthmatic in your home, regular mattress, upholstery, carpet mattress cleaning in Auckland is essential for your health and the health of your family. Indeed by giving you a good night’s sleep, feeling comfortable, and able to breathe well and knowing that your bed is free of germs, viruses, allergens, dust mites, and other pathogens. Steam ‘n’ Dry Dust Mite Control Auckland used 85-Celsius hot steam, which effectively kills and removes asthma allergens. Such as dust mites, bacteria, germs, also, pollens.
It is a fact that most mattresses contain bacteria, fungi, dust mites, and even mould. This nasty can lead to anything from skin allergies right through to respiratory illnesses such as asthma. Having your carpet, upholstery and mattress cleaning regularly by Steam ‘n’ Dry Mattress Cleaning Auckland will ensure your mattress is kept clean, healthy, hygienic. Therefore, free of any unwanted bed guests by killing and removing dust mite asthma allergens.
For over 33 years, we’ve been providing Auckland with a cleaner, healthier home in West Auckland, North Shore, West, East, and South Auckland mattress cleaning.
Our Dust-Mite Services
- Dust Mite Control Spray Treatments
- Mattress Cleaning
- Upholstery Cleaners
- Pest Control
- Sanitising Disinfecting Clean
- Carpet Cleaning
- 84° Celsius Hot Steam Truck Mounted Cleaners
With these proprietary truck-mounted carpets, upholstery, and mattress cleaning cleaners of Steam ‘n’ Dry Dust Mite Control Auckland, the wastewater with dust mites and other allergens contaminate, and air goes through a filtration system than are exhausted outside, not inside your home.
Kill Dust Mites
To effectively kill dust mites and keep them controlled Graeme Stephens at Steam ‘n’ Dry Dust Mite Control Auckland recommends the following:
- Regular Vacuuming your mattress, upholstery and carpets
- Expose your bed and bedding to over 70°Celsius heat, the sun on hot days will help
- Wash bedding such as pillowcases, sheets and duvet covers in over 70°Celsius, or as hot as possible water
- Use Steam ‘n’ Dry Dust Mite Control Auckland to do their truck mount hot steam extraction on your mattress, upholstery, and carpet ever 6 to 12 months
- For maximum effectiveness After the above clean, then Steam ‘n’ Dry Dust Mite Control Auckland recommend a pest control treatment throughout the home
- Fit Dust Mite mattress protectors after the hot 84°Celsius truck mount carpet, upholstery, and bed mattress cleaning Auckland. Although, by itself, this is simply not effective enough, to kill dust mites. Thus, because dust mite contamination from surrounding areas and your family, will likely move back on top of the protectors.
Steam ‘n’ Dry Auckland has the most effective dust mite control. Here’s why:
- To properly and effectively break the dust mite cycle, you need more than just regular vacuum cleaning, washing bedding in hot water and dust mite covers, or a dust mite pest control. The problem as with many homes is with the dust-mite infestation is that there are dust-mite eggs usually in the hundreds. If not removed, they hatch after the dust-mite pest control spray treatment has dissipated.
- The only way to effectively break the dust mite infestation firstly is to thoroughly clean the carpet, mattresses, and upholstery with a powerful carpet cleaning hot steam clean machine that can generate very hot steam, as hot as possible. This will be helpful in removing the dust mite’s eggs and the dust mites and feces. Then, as part of the dust mite control system, which effectively breaks the whole dust mite infestation cycle, apply the dust mite pest control to kill the remaining fleas.
- Steam ‘n’ Dry Dust Mite Control Auckland uses the largest, most powerful truck mount carpet, upholstery, and mattress steam cleaning units in Auckland and New Zealand. As a result, we can offer a full guarantee which most pest control companies will not provide in South Auckland, North Shore, Eastern Bays, West Auckland, and Hibiscus Coast.
The above is written by Graeme Stephens 2001 IICRC Certified Master Restoration Technician with over 32 years of mattress cleaning Auckland experience.
Last updated: 17th June 2020