How to Know if You Have Mites

Measuring an astonishingly small 1/100th of an inch in length, mites are tiny bugs that live inside your home. Mites are common, as they live off of everyday things found throughout your home, including human and pet dander.

Since these bugs are so tiny, to know if you have mites, keep reading to find out more!

Symptoms of Dust Mites

Dust mites are tiny bugs and are challenging to identify. To figure out if you have mites in your home, you need to pay attention to common symptoms that may be occurring in members of the household. 

A significant cause of asthma and allergies is dust mites. Some dust mite allergy symptoms to look out for may include:

  • Nasal congestion
  • Itchy nose
  • Runny nose
  • Sneezing

If you have asthma, you might notice that you require your medication more frequently than usual. Also, if your symptoms worsen at night and in bed, it is likely due to a dust mite infestation in your mattress.

Types of Mites

While there are thousands of different types of mites, some of the most common in Southern California are:

  • Spider mite
  • Southern red mite
  • Dust mite
  • Clover mite
  • Chigger mite
  • Bird mite

Best Pest Control in Southern California

1st Stryke provides the best pest control in Southern California. Included in our services, we will closely monitor your home for any signs of excessive dust mite activity and respond accordingly. Every two months, we’ll send our 1st Stryke technicians to your home to spot treat for pests.

Call Us Today!

If you are looking to get ahead of your dust mite concerns, 1st Stryke is here to help. Remember that it’s always better to handle any pest concerns as quickly as possible to avoid an infestation problem, which can be much more challenging to treat.

At 1st Stryke Pest, we have over 60 cumulative years of experience in the pest control industry and can solve any issue you may have. We’re different from our competitors because of our personal touch. All of our technicians have been properly trained in all fields of pest control. When we come out to assess your home, we educate you on your current issues and focus on prevention for future possible pest-related needs.

Let the experts at 1st Stryke help you start your maintenance program in your home today. Give us a call today at (877) 787-9531 for your complimentary quote on pest control in your home.