l Dyson, headquartered in Malmesbury, England, produces vacuum cleaning equipment products that “work better for everyone,” according to company executives. With springtime knocking at the door, Dyson’s “Dust Mite Doctor,” microbiologist David Sykes, offered expert advice on how to most effectively clean house and help keep the home dust-, dirt- and allergen-free.
According to Mr. Sykes, tests performed at the Dyson laboratory revealed dust mite allergen concentrations as high as 10-45 micrograms per gram of dust, with some studies showing levels in excess of 100 micrograms per gram in certain households.
The “Dust Mite Doctor” and Dyson recommended vacuuming celing fans, walls, baseboards, window sills, crown molding and the tops of picture frames. For items that require