Residence: Bedrooms

Here are some things to consider doing. Some items may not be applicable to you.

  • Place following next to your bed:

    • Flashlight for escape in the event of fire/smoke โ€šร„ยข to write down ideas
    • Pen/pencil and paper to note ideas which come to you while you’re in bed
  • Establish a safe room (to which you can go if someone invades your house) (usually your bedroom):

    • Phone (preferably a cellular phone, in case an invader cuts your phone line)
    • Pepper spray
    • Secure door – solid door with deadbolt lock
  • Don’t keep lots of cash, jewelry or other valuables (put them in the bank)

To reduce exposure to dust mites:

  • Reduce number of stuffed animals, books, picture frames, etc. they collect dust, etc.
  • Encase mattress, pillows, etc. in dust-proof, zippered plastic covers
  • Consider using an air purifier, especially if you’re highly sensitive

Regularly (e.g., weekly):

  • Wash bed sheets, stuffed animals, etc. in very hot water


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