http://www.thenational.ae/lifestyle/house-home/a-dubai-based-company-the-healthy-home-is-taking-on-the-dust-and-bugs#full It doesn’t bear thinking about, but at any given time, there are about two million dust mites living in your bed, feeding on you as you snooze. Then there are the bed bugs, bacteria, mould, fungi and viruses also taking refuge between your sheets, not to mention under your carpets, on your sofa and […]
دبي، 25 يونيو 2013 إطلاق شركة ’ذي هيلثي هوم‘ التي توفّر طرق علاجيّة تعدّ الأولى من نوعها في مجال تعزيز جودة البيئة الداخليّة تأسست شركة ’ذي هيلثي هوم ميدل إيست‘ (The Healthy Home Middle East) برؤية خاصّة بتعزيز جودة البيئة الداخليّة هي الشركة الوحيدة في منطقة الشرق الأوسط التي توفّر لفراشك التعقيم الكامل تستخدم […]
Dubai, UAE, 10 September 2013 – Grab your back packs as it’s time to get back to school and back to your regular routine. For some, the summer holidays may have provided the ideal time for some do-it-yourself at home chores but for the majority, the hotter months were spent abroad. Locked up homes hold […]
An average person spends ONE THIRD of his or her life in bed
Over 50% of all allergic asthmatics are sensitive to house dust mites - "Asthma Society of Canada"
40% of UAE asthmatics are children - "World Health Organization"
One in eight adults in the UAE is asthmatic - "Emirates Respiratory Society"
Indoor air pollution can be up to 100 times worse than outdoor pollution - "US Environment Protection Agency (EPA)"
Dust mite excrement contains the chemical Guanine which is the second leading allergen source of all allergies and asthmas
Dust mites excrete twice their body weight per day
A gram (about a half teaspoon) of dust contains as many as 1,000 dust mites and 250,000 allergenic dust mite fecal pellets
If you often wake up with congestion, a runny nose, watery eyes, itching, or sneezing, then you are probably allergic to dust mites
Dust mite populations increase rapidly. Each egg-laying female can increase the population by 25 or 30 new mites per week
Dust mites "poop" about 20 times a day in the mattress
The weight of the average mattress doubles after ten years due to dust mite infestation, and the weight of the average pillow increases 10% each year
It is recommended that the mattress be sanitized at least twice a year, or every three months in case of any allergy sufferer in the household
Dust mite populations peak during hot and humid environment