I don’t mind bugs but I do prefer they stay outside. I am one of “those” people who really try not to kill them just because they made their way inside. Most bugs don’t do harm to your home and won’t hurt you but still, who wants bugs in the house? There are some though that can actually ruin things like carpet, clothing, books, and more.
One critter you can’t see but that can cause you health challenges is the dust mite. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, dust mites may be the most common trigger of year-round allergies and asthma. Allergy symptoms include sneezing, runny nose, stuffy nose, postnasal drip, watery eyes, etc., and if you have asthma, dust mites can cause difficulty in breathing, chest pain or tightness, wheezing and trouble sleeping.
Studies show that more dust mites live in your bedroom than anywhere else in your home. Here is some excellent info on dust mites and how you can help decrease their effects on you.
Cardboard boxes, dust, and even ripened fruit can attract certain bugs in to your house. Here are 10 common bugs that might just possibly be living in your home and what to do about them.
And if you’re like me and prefer not to kill bugs if you don’t have to, this critter catcher works great. I transported tons of spiders last year from inside to outside safely and easily.