Mattress cleaning is an essential part of maintaining a healthy living environment in Orange NSW and Bathurst NSW. Despite spending a significant portion of our lives on mattresses and pillows, they often go neglected when it comes to cleaning. However, mattresses can harbor various forms of contamination, including dust mites, their faeces, sweat stains, body oils, and dead skin cells.

Dust mites are microscopic creatures that are invisible to the naked eye, measuring only 0.5mm in size. A single fingernail can accommodate over 7,000 dust mites. Throughout their lifecycle, dust mites molt multiple times and lay approximately 300 eggs. They produce up to 100 faecal pellets daily, resulting in a waste production that is 200 times their own weight. When mixed with other substances, such as dead skin cells, these faecal pellets contribute to household dust.

Allergies caused by dust mite faeces are a significant concern and appear to be on the rise. Dust mite allergens can trigger immune system responses that lead to conditions like rhinitis (inflammation of the nose and eyes), eczema, and asthma. These health issues affect approximately 40% of the population at some point.

To combat dust mite allergens and create a healthier indoor environment, it’s crucial to control and minimize their presence. Since we spend a significant amount of time in our bedrooms, these spaces are particularly problematic for individuals with allergies. The shed skin scales that we leave behind in carpets, mattresses, pillows, and linen serve as a food source for dust mites, making these areas ideal breeding grounds for them.

Regular professional mattress cleaning is an effective way to remove dust mites, their faeces, and other contaminants from mattresses. It helps reduce allergen exposure and promotes a cleaner and healthier sleeping environment. It is recommended to have mattresses professionally cleaned every six months to maintain their cleanliness and hygiene.

By addressing mattress cleaning and taking preventive measures to control dust mite populations, individuals can create a healthier living space and reduce the risk of allergic reactions and related health issues.

Here are some services we provide:

McArdles Cleaning & Restoration Technicians are the “face” of our business and more than likely the people you will have the most contact with. All of our technicians are highly trained – not only in the professional services they provide, but also in customer service. We see staff technical training as being a very important aspect of our service and hold frequent training sessions where all of our staff have the opportunity to develop and extend their knowledge.