How to Wash Your Woollen Underlay

Mitey Fresh tips provide welcome relief from triggers that what causes asthma and allergies:

Removes dust, skin scales, pollens, dust mite and their faeces

Refresh your woollen underlay, doona or quilt seasonally Air out on washing line in sunshine and breeze.

If you are sensitive to dust, ask someone to do it for you. ‘

Wear a protective mask prevent breathing in the minute particles.

Best time to air your bedding is between 10 am and 2 pm. That is the hottest part of the day and less pollen activity.

Badminton, tennis or squash racket. Beat on all sides of item. Turn over and repeat. Removes dust, skin scales, pollens, dust mite and their faeces.

Wash in a laundry liquid. Avoid powders which tend to cling to fibres.

Air dry, feel and smell the freshness

Make your bed with fresh sheets. If you are sensitive to dust mites and require further dust mite control, encase your bedding with Allergen Barrier Covers and use allergy free bedding.


Allerprotect Dust Mite Bed Set

Create a barrier between you and the dust mite allergens by enclosing the entire mattress, the entire pillow and the entire doona. Provides asthma and allergy relief by stopping the continual night time exposure to dust mite allergens while you sleep.

Towards healthier living Carol Parr ♥ and Tony Parr 😊

Our passion comes from pure necessity that we can all live natural and healthy lives, we can all contribute to human wellbeing and preservation and determine the future health of our children and their environment tomorrow.

As a result of working with us, women and their families thrive, work places and their personnel prosper, mouldy / chemical / electrical sensitive occupants heal. They’re healthier, they’re alert, they’re happier, more relaxed, more productive, and enjoying life.

Together we bring about healthy indoor environments and create rooms that provide calmness, healthy sleep, relaxation and restored energy for you and your family, create workplaces that provide ideal personnel attendance and elevated productivity.

By returning indoor spaces to more natural conditions, we strengthen you and your family and your personnel’s mind, body and spirit. It’s nice that it also sustains our planet’s ecology, you’d agree.

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J ALLERGY CLIN IMMUNOL 1987;80:755-775. Online. Available: August 29, 2018


  • Carol Parr

    We’re glad you’re here. We’re Carol and Tony, founders of one of the longest running Healthy Home Blogs in the world, Mitey Fresh Australia. We’ve been on this journey for the last 25 years and are passionate about helping families sift through health hazards and triggers like allergens, mould, water damage, chemicals and EMFs, to get clarity about what’s toxic and what’s not so they can create a healthy and happy home for their family they love. Each month, people visit this blog seeking focus on the health and wellbeing of their loved ones, sustainable and effective practice tips and guides, to help create and manage healthier indoor spaces, improve the built environment that is pleasing to the senses and support healthy living and nature, every day. Starting this blog was to help change people’s lives, one family at a time, and we can’t wait to share how its allowed us to stand next to you and show you how interpreting these synergies between buildings and the environment they are built in will impact upon the health and well-being of those who occupy them. Find out more about Healthy Homes and what this blog can do for you!

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