What Are Dust Mites?

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Did you know that the common household is filled with tens, if not thousands of microscopic dust mites? According to the American Lung Association, hundreds of thousands of dust mites can live in the bedding, mattresses, upholstered furniture, carpets or curtains in your home. Fortunately, dust mites do not bite, burrow into the skin, or carry diseases. However, dust mites do excrete fecal pellets and shed dead skin that can trigger allergic reactions, especially for those with asthma.

Dust Mite Allergies:
– Are one of the major culprits for indoor chronic allergies.
– Can cause a wide array of reactions from mild to severe reactions following extended exposure.
– Symptoms include runny nose, itchy eyes, congestion, sneezing, and asthma attacks.

Do all Homes Have Dust Mites?
Unfortunately, yes. Most homes have some level of dust mites, which isn’t uncommon. Dust mites have actually been sharing spaces with humans for ages. It’s just recently that modern science has found the link between dust mites and chronic indoor allergies.

Research shows that parts of the United States with high humidity tend to carry elevated numbers of dust mites. So, if you live in a humid climate, chances are you are experiencing higher levels of dust mites in comparison to dryer parts of the country.

How to Combat Dust Mites?
Dust mites are microscopic and extremely lightweight, they can actually float around in the circulating air and coat your home. One of the best ways to remove dust mites is simply by filtering them out through the use of an air purifier. Studies show individuals who suffer from serious allergies have shown dramatic improvement in their symptoms after using a high-quality air purifier.

What to Look for in an Air Purifier?
Invest in an air purifier that uses multiple filters within a system to remove dust mites and other contaminants in stages. The MatrixAir Triple Filtering System is our approach to capturing and removing dust mites from the air. With three layers of filtration, MatrixAir dramatically reduces the concentration of microscopic dust mites in the air, rapidly improving symptoms.

Additionally, look for an air purifier specially designed to meet the demands of the environment. MatrixAir offers air filtration systems tailored to the CFM and conditions of residential, commercial, and industrial spaces.


To improve the air quality in your home or workplace, find the right MatrixAir air filtration system call us at (603) 863-7553 or click here to contact us now.