One in three people are allergic to dust mite waste so it’s no secret why they’re the leading cause of household allergies. If your mattress is over eight years old, chances are it’s filled with millions of these tiny creatures. That’s why at Sit ‘n Sleep we always say if it’s over eight, it’s time to replace!
How to Keep Your Mattress Dust-Mite Free
A high-quality mattress protector can prevent dust mite allergies by preventing them from entering the warm, cozy confines of your mattress in the first place.
Replace Every 8
After eight years a mattress can double in weight from the accumulation of dead skin cells, body oils, dust mites and their droppings. If your mattress is over eight years old, it’s definitely time for a new one.
Besides being unbelievably comfortable, latex mattress are great at protecting you from dust mite allergens because latex wicks away moisture and dust mites thrive in a moist environment.