Yuck! What is that thing? It’s a dust mite. I learned about these guys a couple of months ago and was thoroughly disgusted. And chances are, there are thousands of them living in your home.
First of all, it’s not your fault! These critters have eight legs and at the end of each leg is a powerful hook or sucker. These guys will cling to anything and hitch a ride to a brand new, fun, and exciting place.
Can they hurt you? Well, they don’t bite. But according to housedustmite.com their enzymes are powerful enough to “break down delicate cells and then go on to enter the body!” In fact, according to pestworld.org, “50-80% of asthmatics may have symptoms due to house dust mites.” Continue reading “Thousands of these critters are living in your home!”