Dust mites are tiny microscopic creatures that are present everywhere in our homes. These tiny creatures live in our mattresses, furniture, bedding, curtains, and carpets, feeding on the skin cells that we (and our pets) shed on a daily basis. In fact, the average human sheds enough dead skin to feed a million dust mites.
Author Carol Parr
Carol Parr is a Building Biologist and Healthy Home Wizard. She has worked with asthma and allergy sufferers in their homes and work places for over twenty years, specialising in mould, dust mites, chemicals, EMFs and WiFi. When she’s not turning unhealthy rooms into healthier, relaxing and productive spaces, she’s most likely frightening her husband and their children with numerous “let’s see what this does when …” projects.