To keep dust mites out of your bed, purchase specially made “dust mite covers” for pillows and mattresses. While you can’t get rid of mites entirely, these zippered protectors provide a barrier for dust mites so they can’t get inside and make themselves at home where you can’t get them out. Wash the covers weekly to cleanse them of mite droppings.
It’s important to have your sheets and pillows cleaned regularly to reduce allergens. See our “Pillows” section for info on how to safely clean all different kinds of bedding.