10 DEC 2020 HOME & LIVING 3 MINS READ 281 VIEWS 45 SHARES

Don't Let Bed Bugs Ruin Your Sleep

Bed pests can be a nuisance especially when you need a good night’s sleep after a long day at work. Get quality sleep for enhanced personal wellness and let your bed be a safe haven with these simple steps!

Did you know?

Bed bugs

  1. Parasitic six-legged creatures about the size of an apple seed.
  2. Found in mattresses, bedding, clothing and any household clutter.
  3. Feed on human blood and leave itchy red spots.


Dust mites

  1. Microscopic bugs, relative to the spider.
  2. Found in mattress, carpets, and upholstered furniture.
  3. Feed on dead skin cells and could cause allergic reactions such as asthma, eczema and rhinitis.


Step 1: Get rid of clutter

Organise your home and eliminate clutter to prevent bed bugs and dust mites from hiding and breeding.


Step 2: Vacuum and steam your fabric and furniture

Vacuum furniture, mattresses, bed frames and etc. regularly to eradicate hiding spots of bed bugs and dust mites.

Steam is able to penetrate into areas that are out of reach, killing bed bugs in their nesting areas.


Amway Home SA8 Concentrated Fabric Softener


Step 3: Clean all fabrics

Launder all your clothing and bedding, as well as any affected fabrics with effective detergents. This helps eliminate breeding sites of bed bugs while removing the food source of dust mites, which includes dead skin cells.

SA8™ Premium Concentrated Laundry Detergent (1kg / 3kg)
Delivers effective cleaning performance to remove stains, soils and leaves no harmful residue.

SA8 Liquid Concentrated Laundry Detergent (1L)
Fully soluble formula that rinses easily while keeping fabric looking and feeling like new.

SA8 All Fabric Bleach (1kg)
Formulated with active oxygen bleach that effectively eliminates most stains at any temperature.


Step 4: Clean all surfaces

Eliminate breeding grounds for bed bugs and dust mites by thoroughly cleaning all surfaces including bed frames, floors, windows, carpets and other household surfaces.

L.O.C.™ Multi-Purpose Cleaner (1L)
Versatile multi-purpose cleaner – effective on all washable surfaces. Leaves surface shiny and residue-free.

Floor Shine Floor Cleaner (1L)
Effectively removes bacteria and cuts through grease and grime effortlessly.

PURSUE™ Disinfect Cleaner One Step (1L)
Cleans, disinfects, deodorises, and sterilises hard surfaces in one step.


Step 5: Use a pillow and mattress protector

Encase your pillows and mattress with anti-dust mite treated, breathable protectors. Wash them regularly to keep dust mites free of food and water and protect your mattress from bed bug and dust mite infestations.