Most of us spends approximately 7 to 8 hours sleeping in our bedrooms. When you curl up in bed at night, you’re sleeping on more than the just comfortable mattress. Unfortunately, you’re lying down on a mattress filled with dust mites, dust, allergens, and sweat. Even if you’re the kind of person who always keeps their bed made and regularly changes the sheets, etc., it’s not sufficient enough to keep the mattress clean. You’d be surprised at the sheer volume of dust, dirt particles, dried fluid residue, dead skin flakes and the millions of dust mites are thriving within your mattress. As a matter of fact, the average mattress is known to contain the highest amount of household dust mites and dirt particles in the home. As a matter of fact, in some cases, the sheer volume of dust mites in an unclean mattress can increase its weight. Not a comforting discovery, is it?
Mattress cleaning should be a regular household task. The following list below describes the main reasons why:
keeps the Air Quality in the Bedroom Healthy
Studies have proved that poor indoor air quality can potentially cause numerous health problems, including through and eye irritation, serious respiratory diseases with symptoms that include congestion, watery eyes, sneezing and even fatigue. We spend approximately1/3 of our lifetime in bed, so it is important to sustain good indoor air quality in your bedroom. As we turn down the bedding and toss and turn as we settle into sleep, fine dust particles and more in the mattress end up bellowing out into the air, unhealthy particles that we end up breathing in without our knowledge.
Recommended Allergy Prevention and Management Practices
Dust mites and their excrement are the most common triggers for health issues that include asthma and other allergy issues, eczema and rhinitis. Because household dust mites are most commonly inside the mattress, it’s important to have them removed as thoroughly as possible. Medical professionals strongly recommend that their patients with allergies have their mattresses (and bedding) cleaned on a regular basis. Since allergy patients tend to have their worst attacks while sleeping as their bodies react to the dust mites and debris in the mattress. Allergy sufferers will have fewer triggers to deal with by minimizing contact with these allergens,
Peace of Mind
Sleeping on crisp, clean sheets and a hygienically cleaned mattress ensures total peace of mind, knowing that you’re sleeping on a mattress laden with dead skin flakes, dust particles and millions of dust mites. A good night’s sleep is essential for a quality life. As a matter of fact, studies have shown that a good sleep helps to improve our emotional and physical health.
How Often You Should Clean Your Mattress
Mattress cleaning should be done at least twice a year, or even better, as the season’s change. Only deep mattress cleaning can eliminate dust mites and other unpleasant debris and the health problems they cause. Comprehensive maintenance will also eliminate odors and stains that occur d by organic soiling, spills or chemicals. Advances in this field have greatly improved over the years and professional technicians today can now eliminate over 95% of dust mites and the waste they leave behind in a single treatment. The use of chemical-free, steam cleaning techniques that extract all of the dust, debris, molds and other unpleasant substances out of mattresses, leaving them clean, chemical and odor free.
NOTE: It’s also important to wash the bedding at least once a week to minimize the amount of skin, sweat, oil, sweat and fluids that get into the mattress. Pillows should be cleaned a minimum of twice a year.
Are you anxious about what could be flourishing in your mattress while you sleep? Are you dealing with allergy symptoms that seem to be worse when you wake up in the morning? Professional mattress cleaning is the easiest way to protect your health, improve the quality of the air in your bedroom and provide peace of mind. Having an IICRC certified professional treat your home’s mattresses can ensure your family won’t have to deal with potential health issues, dirty mattresses can trigger.