Steam is effective on
mattresses and pillows for both killing bed bugs and removing stains. The best
tool to use is the squeegee as this gets the steam
closest to the mattress in order to kill the beds bugs. The same tool is used on
the steam vacuum system which if used in conjunction with the vacuum removes the
dead bugs and allergens from the mattress at the same time.
Place the squeegee on
the mattress and pull along the mattress slowly giving time for the steam to do
its job. At 135 degrees Celsius or more steam will kill the bugs but it will not
work effectively if it is moved along the mattress too fast.
Is your pillow
harbouring potentially lethal fungi?
According to the latest reports pillows
can harbour fungi which can cause problems and complications to people that have
any kind of immune deficiency. These fungi live in pillows due to the
environment within but tend not to live in the mattress itself. Use steam on a
regular basis to keep these fungi at bay and to provide peace of mind to you and