Understand and control Bed Bugs
Bed bugs are wingless and small insects, which feed on human
blood. Bed bugs are particularly found in beds and mattresses. Bed bugs have
highly developed mouth parts with which they pierce the skin of humans and feed
on their blood. Their bite is actually painless but can cause irritations and
swellings. Bed bugs do not transmit diseases but their presence and feeding can
cause irritations. If a mattress contains bed bugs in it them it is difficult
to sleep on it. The following are some of the hiding spots of bed bugs
- Bed sheets and blankets.
- Beneath edges of
wallpaper, wall clocks.
- Between cracks of wooden
- Furniture, upholstery.
- Cracks, crevices.
Bed bugs often travel from place to another by hiding in
luggages, furnitures and beddings. Bed bugs are highly available in hotels,
motels, hostels and many other places. Bed bugs can invade any house but a good
hygiene can discourage the growth of bed bugs throughout the home. Cleaning
home regularly can reveal the presence of bed bugs in earlier stages. The
following are some of the suggestion to get rid of bed bugs.
- Wash, vacuum the
mattresses and bedding regularly.
- Wash bedding using hot
- Vacuum mattresses and
leave them in the sun for as long as possible.
- Steam clean carpets in
- Spray pesticides in holes,
cracks and many other hiding spots of bed bugs.
- Check your luggage and
bedding when you leave hotels, hotels and motels.
Though you take preventive measure in eradicating bedbugs
they may invade your home. If you find the infestation of bed bugs in your home
then call a professional. The professional will have the knowledge and pest
control methods to treat them.