Most of the population has an allergic reaction to one thing or another. Bed bug bites are no exception. While some people won’t have any symptoms at all, others will develop a rash, or a swollen, red, raised welt from where they were attacked.Read More
If you’ve recently discovered that you have a bed bug infestation, you’re sure to have plenty of questions, with many of them probably based around what a bed bug bite is actually going to feel like.
Do bed bug bites itch? Unfortunately, the answer for most people is yes. Bites can take a couple of days to manifest in some people, but for others, the onset of itching is quicker.Read More
Bed bugs are both common and gross (to most people), but because they’ve left us alone for most of the last half-century, not everyone knows how to deal with them effectively.
How long bed bugs live is a common question, in part because getting rid of a bed bug infestation can feel like it takes an eternity.
Bed bugs are a serious annoyance, but as far as household pests go, they’re not the worst thing that could happen to you. They reproduce slowly, only need to feed every once in a while, and don’t spread disease.
Think you have a bed bug infestation? Here’s what you need to know about how long they’ll likely hang around for.Read More
Bed bugs aren’t dangerous, but they can rob you of a good night’s sleep. Not only do they multiply quickly, but they’re hard to get rid of, if you let the infestation get too bad.
It’s tempting to go out and buy a big can of pesticide and spray your whole house. However, not only is that dangerous for the people and pets living in your home, but pesticide isn’t lethal to many strains of bed bug anymore due to increased resistance. This is why bed bugs have recently resurfaced as a major problem in urban settings.
If you’re looking for a safe and effective way to kill bed bugs, alcohol is a good option.Read More
Bed bugs haven’t been a big problem for most of the last 70 years because things like hygiene and pesticides have kept them at bay. Now that they’re back, not everybody is sure how to handle them, and most people have more than a few questions.
Whether bed bugs can live in your hair is one of the most common questions people ask. The short answer is no – they can’t live in your hair, but that doesn’t mean they won’t come ‘round for a good meal.Read More
Bed bugs are tiny, irritating pests that can fit themselves into the smallest of places. Their compact size doesn’t leave many spaces that are completely bed bug proof. However, you may be wondering what to do if you have bed bugs getting into your electrical devices. Read on to find out more.
They are tiny creatures with a big, bad reputation. Bed bugs have the tendency to multiply in numbers and in a very short period of time. Even worse, this breeding is happening out of sight so the numbers can be deceiving.
It is extremely difficult to detect these creatures, especially in the early days. Their eggs are even more challenging to spot than the bugs themselves. You will most likely need professional intervention to deal with a bed bug problem properly.
Bed bugs are insects that feed on human blood to survive. They have been around us for thousands of years and have developed some tricks to help them stay alive. Therefore the answer to the above question is not a simple one.
There are many factors that can impact the effectiveness of a spray treatment against bed bugs. Let’s look at them now.
If you have a problem with bed bugs in your home, you may be considering ammonia as a treatment. Not easy to spot, these pests are less than a quarter of an inch long and pale brown in color. Is ammonia a viable option, though? Let’s find out.