Germs Bacteria

Bacteria virus

This penicillin-resistant superhero of the bacterial world can run rampant in your carpet and mattress, especially if you have any athletes in the house.

campylobacter

Generally, this one is the most dangerous during the winter months, especially as you and the little ones track in bacteria-friendly dampness on those galoshes.

norovirus

Also known as the Norwalk virus, Norovirus causes symptoms similar to food poisoning or even the stomach flu.

skin mites

Several fungi and molds can invade your home, some of which can cause serious allergies and even death.

itch mites

Itch mites are microscopic insect-like creatures that cannot be seen by the naked eye. There are several different kinds of itch mites.

ticks

the tick will lie in waiting until picked up by another host. A great way to prevent this is, after walking through tall grasses or under thickets of trees

mold fungi

Several fungi and molds can invade your home, some of which can cause serious allergies and even death.

enterococci

This one is actually a normal bacteria that exists in your intestines, but some species…

micrococcus

This one can be particularly nasty for those with compromised immune systems as in low immune system

staphylococcus

These certainly aren’t the only things that can live in your mattress, pillows, sofas or your carpets.

dust mites

Most often, fleas in beds come from an infested pet lying on or near the bed.

fleas

Most often, fleas in beds come from an infested pet lying on or near the bed.

clover mites

Clover mites are an oval, reddish-brown creature that invade the home and eventually the bed.

bed bugs

Bed Bugs are a tiny, quarter-of-an-inch pest that burrow in the creases of a mattress and wait until you’re sound asleep to bite..