Vacuum Cleaning Mattresses and Pillows - Why?

As the payback for our lifestyles

Indoor air pollution is a fact of life. Indoor air pollution is one of the most common problems addressed by allergists. Allergies are one of the most prolific problems in the world today and are expected to reach epidemic proportions during the 21st century.

There is some places that many people just don't think about cleaning.

It's their mattress and pillows. Many people would ask why in the world would I want to vacuum clean my mattress. Well, let us tell you why.

Like carpets and upholstery, your pillow and bed are a trap for pollen, dust mite excrement, molds, fungi, allergens, bacteria, mildew, viruses, animal dander, cat saliva, dust mites and cockroaches excrement. All these allergens become airborne and inhaled, causing allergies and asthma.

In the average mattress, there are over 1 million dust-mites. This is the main cause of allergies in people. There is no way to avoid coming into contact with them. It's recommended that your mattress and pillows be vacuumed properly at least once a week.

A Few Facts:

  • An average mattress and pillow holds 1 million dust mites.
  • 20% of an average pillow's weight is comprised of dead dust mites.
  • Dust mite allergens is the most prevalent cause of allergies and asthma.
  • The excrement from the dust mites is the actual allergen.
  • 15-20% of the world is allergic to dust mites.
  • We spend one-third of our lives in our bedroom, where most exposure to dust mites occurs.
  • The mites love pillows and mattresses because they are warm and moist from our own body heat and sweat.
  • The allergens become airborne as we toss and turn each night. The average person can have 60-70 tosses/turns per night.

A powerful Central Vacuum System with a turbo brush is one of the most important tools that you can have in your home for reducing all these allergens, by venting it outside your home.