Causes of odour can include damp, pets, decaying organic matter etc.When moisture problems occur and mould growth results, building occupants may begin to report odours and a variety of health problems, such as headaches, breathing difficulties, skin irritation, allergic reactions, and aggravation of asthma symptoms; all of these symptoms could potentially be associated with mould exposure. Odours and their underlying causes, can impact health and safety in an indoor environment. Continue reading Mould smell on a mattress
Sleep hygiene refers to a list of recommended behaviour’s and environmental conditions that can improve the quality of your sleep. Research indicates that 70% to 80% of people with sleep disorders achieve some benefits when practicing good sleep hygiene.
One of the main component of indoor dust is shed skin flakes, which is the dust mite preferred food source. Areas around the home that are heavily used, such as beds and upholstered furniture, will have much higher mite populations than the rest of the house.
This dust mite has been associated with dermatological and respiratory allergies in humans, such as eczema and asthma.
It is impossible to destroy your entire dust mite population, but you can dramatically reduce their numbers. Allergic reactions are dose-related, so the fewer dust mites you have in your home, the less you may be troubled by respiratory or dermatological symptoms. It is important to remember that the droppings of dead dust mites continue to provoke allergic reactions. You must not only reduce your dust mite population, but also take steps to remove their dead bodies and faeces from your home. Continue reading Reduce the dust mites in your home