Is cleaning pillows on your to-do list this weekend? It should be, according to Good Morning America
. The GMA team examined what was lurking inside several consumers' pillow this week, and the results were stunning, and in some cases a bit nauseating. Many consumers , who said their houses were cleaned regularly , had dust, bacteria, mold and mites residing in their pillows. Here' a look at some of those startling pillow hygiene test results
. Losing sleep yet? If you want to get started cleaning pillows in your home to keep bacteria away, Apartment Therapy
suggests using a mild, low-suds detergent and a washing machine or sink filled with "very hot water." In addition to cleaning pillows, keep the following tips in mind to make sure your resting spot is clean and bacteria-free:
By cleaning pillows and following proper bedding hygiene strategies, you and your family can avoid unwanted mites, mold and bacteria for a comfortable, safe sleep.