Category Archives for Bed Bugs

What Do Bed Bug Bites Look Like? – Pictures Guide

Bed Bug Bite Images - What Do Bed Bug Bites Look Like?

Are you one of the many people waking up to itchy bites on your face, neck, or other body parts? If so, it’s probably crossed your mind that they could be from bed bugs. How do you know, though, if they hide during the day and can’t be seen? One way is to find out what bed bug bites look like.

Unfortunately, the short answer to what bed bug bites look like is that they’re very similar to many other insect bites. The good news is there are distinguishing features.

In this article, you’ll find out the clues to whether your bites are from bed bugs, as well as the usual symptoms of bed bug bites. You’ll also learn what other bugs your bites could potentially be coming from, just in case it’s something else. After all, knowing what pests you have is the only way to properly get rid of them.

Let’s start with a look into bed bug habits.

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How To Get Rid Of Bed Bugs Naturally

​​Natural Ways To Get Rid Of Bed Bugs

Following the old adage, “don’t let the bed bugs bite,” is easier said than done. If you’re unfortunate enough to be facing these pests, then you know keeping their bites away is no simple feat. You’re probably not the only person, either, who wants to find ways of getting rid of bed bugs naturally rather than using chemicals and pesticides.

Picture for a moment what it would be like if bed bugs weren’t a problem anymore. Imagine how you’d feel if you safely eradicated bed bugs in your home. Just think about how much more relaxed you could feel!

Fortunately for you that’s not an impossible wish. There actually are ways to kill bed bugs naturally, without dangerous pesticides in your home. All you have to do is follow the steps described here.

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Freezing Bed Bugs – Does Cold Kill Bed Bugs?

​​Freezing Bed Bugs – Do Cold Temperatures Kill Bed Bugs?

If you’re like the many other people who are fighting against bed bug invasions in their homes, then you’re probably looking for any way possible to make pest control easier. You’ve likely heard about using heat and a few other DIY methods for getting rid of bed bugs, but what about cold?

Like any creature, bed bugs have a preferred temperature range. Is that something we can use to our advantage in the fight against bed bugs? Read on to find out.

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Does Vinegar Kill Bed Bugs?

Will Vinegar Kill Bed Bugs?

All kinds of home treatments are coming out for treating bed bugs. It’s hard to tell which treatments are legitimate and which ones are just myths circulating the internet. I’ve tried to search out all the true and false suggestions for dealing with these pests, and this article is my answer to whether vinegar kills bed bugs.

I’m not going to keep you waiting. The answer to whether vinegar helps with getting rid of bed bugs is “Yes, but…”

It’s not a standalone treatment, and you’re definitely going to need more than some vinegar to totally get rid of bed bugs in your home. You can, however, use it as one of the tools in your bed bug treatment strategy.

Keep reading to get all the real information about how vinegar can be used against bed bugs.

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Does Steam Kill Bed Bugs? – What You Need To Know

​​Using Steam To Kill Bed Bugs

Have you been waking up to bed bug bites? It’s a bummer, right? If you're currently dealing with these annoying pests, then you're probably looking for a reliable method of getting rid of them.  And at some point you’ve likely asked yourself whether steam kills bed bugs. Although it usually takes a multifaceted approach to completely be rid of a colony, steam has proven to be one of the most effective treatments.

I'm going to let you in on the research I've uncovered about how effective steam is at killing bed bugs, how steam treatment works, and what the best methods are for using it against bed bugs. I'll also give you a heads up about the risks of using steam to get rid of bed bugs.

Let's delve into the facts about bed bugs and steam treatments.

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Do Bed Bugs Itch & Can You Feel Them Crawl On You?

Do Bed Bugs Itch & Can You Feel Them Crawling On You?

With all the news about bed bug infestations popping up everywhere, you may be justifiably paranoid about whether these tiny invaders have made it into your home, school, or workplace. They could be lurking anywhere, and yes, they are extremely tiny, so how do you know if you have them?

Can you feel bed bugs? Do bed bugs itch? That’s exactly what you’ll find out in this article.

This is the place to learn whether you can feel bed bugs crawling on you. You’ll get information about whether bed bugs and their bites cause you to feel itchy. You’ll also get helpful tips for dealing with skin reactions from bed bugs.

Check out what I’ve learned from dealing with these pests below.

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Can Bed Bugs Live In Wood? – What You Need To Know

Do Bed Bugs Live In Wood?​

Have you ever wondered whether bed bugs can live in wood in your home? If you’re like many homeowners and renters, you’ve probably heard about the recent rise in bed bug infestations, and are quite reasonably worried about these pests getting into your place.

Maybe you’ve even wondered if there’s something you can do to keep them out before they become a problem. The truth is, people are becoming so desperate to stop bed bugs that they’ve gone to some pretty drastic measures that aren’t even effective at treating these pests.

Because of that, I want to make sure that you have the right information about bed bugs, their behaviors, and how to stop them in your home. Fortunately, through my research, I’ve discovered the answers about whether bed bugs live in wood. Unfortunately, the answer is that yes they can.

Don’t worry, though. If you have bed bugs living in wooden furniture or floors in your home, you can take care of the problem by following the advice in this article.

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How To Identify Bed Bugs – Complete Guide

Bed Bug Identification Guide - ​How To Identify Them Correctly

You’ve undoubtedly heard of bed bugs and what a nuisance they can be. But if you’ve ever eyed your hotel bed suspiciously wondering if you were going to end up with bed bug bites just from sleeping in it, you might wonder if you’d even know a bed bug if you saw it. This article will teach you how to identify bed bugs so they’ll never catch you unaware.

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Bed Bug Smell – What Do Bed Bugs Smell Like?

​​Bed Bug Smell – What Do Bed Bugs Smell Like?

Maybe you’ve heard about bed bug smell. It’s true that these little pests have a unique smell that can distinguish them from other home infestations, and that’s actually a good thing. You may not like the odor they add to your bedroom or other places in your home, but it’s one way you can pinpoint their location and target treatments to get rid of them.

That’s what you’ll get specifics about in this article. In particular, you’ll learn how to distinguish bed bug smell from other odors and get descriptions of what precisely these pests smell like. You’ll also find out how to get rid of bed bug smells, during and after an infestation. You’ll even get information about whether pets can help you detect bed bugs through their sense of smell.

Read on to find out whether that funny smell might be bed bugs.

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Bed Bug Predators – What Eats Bed Bugs?

​​Bed Bug Predators – What Eats Bed Bugs?

If you’re like most people dealing with bed bugs, then you may feel like nothing can get rid of them. You may feel stressed over worrying about bed bug bites every night. You may even feel defeated by these tiny pests.

Guess what? You don’t have to let the bed bugs win.

In fact, bed bugs actually have some natural predators that eat them. Now, most of these creatures cannot be utilized to get rid of bed bugs in your home. Many of them are formidable pests in their own right. Knowing they’re out there, however, may help you feel more confident in knowing that bed bugs are not actually invincible.

Here are the top bed bug predators and information about what they mean for your fight against bed bugs.

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