Mites *Heat Kills (Dust Mites are killed when heated for 60 minutes @ 140 degrees)
Symptoms of mites can be red, irritated skin ranging to red, irritated with white trails of skin, from the female mites burrowing (Scabies). There are many types of mites, including chiggers (found in grassy areas, causing bites and red itchiness around ankles and legs. There are rat and bird mites, that may have been feeding on their host outside your home, until the infestation grew and the mites found their way inside to feed on animals or humans.
Where to look for Mites:
Treatment of Mite Bites:
Self Treatment Control Methods:
Heat Pest Services recommends this self-preparation and cleaning of bedding and floors as a “knockdown” method. In most cases this is paired with a professional spray treatment utilizing IPM to effectively eliminate all traces of the pest and prevent re-occurring entry.