4 Common Dust Mite Myths That Prevent Homeowners From Opting For Professional Mattress Dust Mite Cleaning

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Most people are spending a lot of time and money to keep their house clean. However, despite their best efforts, some family members may continue to suffer from allergies and other health problems. Dust mites are often the main cause of these problems. Fortunately, they can be eliminated by engaging mattress cleaning services to perform dust mite cleaning. 

Many families try to avoid or postpone hiring reputable mattress dust mite cleaning due to multiple reasons. Some might feel that hiring cleaners is expensive and time consuming. Another reason why families fail to hire mattress dust mite cleaning services is due to some dust mite cleaning myths such as the following: 


Mattresses Are Dust Mite Free


Many manufacturers provide anti dust mite coating to their mattresses claiming that it makes them dust mite free. While this may function as a way of maintaining your mattress’s hygiene, it will eventually wear off and expose your mattress to dust mites. Thus, if your mattress has been in use for some time, you’ll need to engage mattress dust mite cleaning services.


Dust Mites on Your Mattress Won’t Affect Your Asthma


Many people are not aware that if a person is suffering from asthma, they need to be exposed to clean indoor air. Dust mites can worsen asthma since they are known to trigger allergic symptoms and make it difficult to breathe. If you have a member of your household with asthma, consider it a reason to engage professional mattress cleaning services so their condition isn’t triggered frequently.


You Can Use Baking Soda and Vinegar To Remove Dust Mites From Your Mattress


Although baking soda and vinegar are essential in DIY mattress stain removal for different mattress materials, they won’t be able to not eliminate the dust mites on the mattress. In fact, they are only useful for removing foul odours and moisture and deodorizing the mattress. Although vinegar has a high concentration of acid, it won’t be enough to remove any dust mites that are present. Fortunately, professional mattress dust mite cleaning services will know the proper ways of cleaning your mattress so all dust mites can be eliminated.


Dust Mites on Your Mattress Don’t Affect Your Indoor Air Quality

Since dust mites are microscopic, many people think that they will not affect the air quality. In truth, they can make the air unsafe to breathe especially if they multiply rapidly. This can cause allergies, itching, asthma, coughing, sneezing, wheezing, and other health problems. If you want to avoid any of these, you should have mattress dust mite cleaning performed regularly as mattress cleaning is extremely important for your health.


Engage DW Mattress Cleaning For Professional Dust Mite Cleaning Services

Families who believe in the myths discussed above should contact DW Mattress Cleaning for mattress dust mite removal at the earliest. We have a five stage cleaning process for mattress dust mite removal which involves the following:

  1. Mattress Vacuuming to remove dirt, dust mites, and other micro-particles
  2. Shampooing the mattress to remove any germs that cause odours and smell
  3. Mattress Stain Removal by scrubbing to break the stains 
  4. Mattress Steam Cleaning to kill harmful microbes and dust mites deep inside the mattress 
  5. Hot water deep extraction to remove any remaining dead skin, micro-particles, and excess water.

These mattress cleaning steps that all the dust mites are removed so that the mattress can be safely used.



Besides common misconceptions about mattress cleaning services, some people fail to have their mattress cleaned because of certain myths regarding dust mites. Remember that mattresses are not dust mite free even if they are covered. It’s also not true that they don’t affect a person’s asthma as they can negatively affect indoor air quality and trigger allergic symptoms. Lastly, baking soda and vinegar will not be sufficient to eliminate dust mites as their contents can only eliminate foul odours and moisture.

If you need help removing dust mites from your mattress, it is recommended to engage a professional dust mite cleaning service like DW Mattress Cleaning


DW Mattress Cleaning Singapore offers you a one-stop solution for your mattress cleaning needs in Singapore. Our professional and reliable services include mattress deep cleaning, mattress vacuuming, mattress steam cleaning, as well as mattress stain removal. Our team of experienced cleaning specialists will ensure that the cleaning services will be done professionally.  Check out our articles to have a wider view of our services and cleaning hacks. Do not hesitate to call us or contact us via  Whatsapp at +65 8241 0032 to solve your mattress cleaning needs!