Dirt’s Little Secrets
Did you know making your bed is a BAD thing? Find out why, and learn more fascinating facts about dust mites and other household allergens. Did you know…?
1 / 5
Dry clothing indoors
If you put your washing out on the line, then your clothes will be covered in pollen.
3 / 5
Don’t make your bed
(Really!) It keeps the bed warm and keeps the humidity in, which the dust mites like.
4 / 5
more than a million bacteria
- One gram of house dust can contain more than a million bacteria and hundreds of thousands of mold spores.
Originally Published: January 18, 2011