Your bedroom is supposed to be more than just a place to sleep. It's also your refuge from the world where you can relax and rest up for the next day. All of this is ruined when you have a bed bug infestation, which can lead to being covered in annoying, itchy bites and keep you from sleeping as well as you need to.
Getting bitten at night with no other signs of bed bugs is not uncommon, but there are several possibilities as to the actual cause.
For this reason, let's take a look at how you can determine whether the marks you have are bed bug bites, or whether they're a sign of something else entirely.
Bed bugs have a pretty infamous status among homeowners, yet there is still a lot of confusion and misinformation about bed bugs, how long they can survive, how they behave, and other characteristics. Many people who have dealt with bed bugs have successfully used plastic bags to quarantine or gather them, so it's a good idea to know how long bed bugs can survive in such an environment.
By their name alone, bed bugs have a well-earned reputation for preferring to make a home out of your mattress. There are a lot of good reasons why this is true, too. After all, bed bugs rely on people for food, preferring to snack on our blood every seven days or so. It therefore makes a lot of sense for them to live near where humans spend several hours per day.
Bed bugs are perhaps the most annoying pest of all. These nasty little bugs will burrow into your bed, hide in your clothes or drawers, and come around to bite you and your family members on a regular basis. Worse yet, they're notoriously hard to get rid of.
So what can you do? Is heat treatment a viable way of removing bed bugs and killing off their eggs?
Read on to find out.
Bed bug infestations are as unsettling as they are troublesome. They can leave you retracing your steps, wondering where you could have contracted the pest. Finding baby bed bugs can be even more worrying because you know the mums and dads must be reproducing nearby. This is when you really need to know what you're doing.
Bed bugs are a growing problem in many countries. It’s a problem that almost every pest control company faces.
With so many experiencing bed bugs, people wonder if there are ways to get rid of them without relying on expensive professional treatments. Professional support is probably your best option. However, there are other less expensive and simpler ways to try to eradicate bed bugs from your house or apartment, through at-home treatment methods - as long as the infestation isn't too out of control.
If you're in need of a little assistance, this article covers some of the basics of bed bug infestations, as well as advising you on some of the most effective home remedies for getting rid of bed bugs, before it's too late!
I've received a lot of questions over the years about bed bugs, and rightly so. They are a persistent and frightening pest that resist efforts to eradicate them. A bed bug exterminator is an effective way to get rid of them, but a lot of people are unsure if the cost warrants it.
People read all over the internet options for self-treatment, and it is an attractive way to save a few bucks. However, no two bed bug infestations are the same and what may appear to be an easy fix may come back and haunt you. There are a lot of ways you can misread a bed bug infestation, so let's take an in-depth look at what they are and your options for solving this unpleasant problem.
Bed bugs, like most insects, have a complex life cycle with multiple stages. They begin their lives in an immature form and physically change in appearance and size as they grow. The life cycle of a bed bug is longer than most other parasites, which allows them to reproduce at alarming rates and in great volumes.
Understanding how these pests grow and produce offspring, can give us valuable insight into how severe an infestation is and how far along it is.
When dealing with a bed bug infestation, one of the best preventative methods is a mattress encasement. They eliminate all the seams and crevices, that bed bugs love to hide in. However, finding something that works, without being too expensive or too cheaply made can be a daunting task.
Most of the covers look similar at first glance - they're white, zippered enclosures - but they have many different characteristics that can determine which one is most suitable for your needs.
With that thought in mind, I'd like to show you the products that I think are best for protecting against bed bugs, then go over some common questions about topics like what they are, how they work, and what you should look for when deciding which one to buy.
Good night, sleep tight, don’t let the bed bugs bite! Once a popular children’s rhyme, now a growing concern across the Western world. Bed bugs were a very common infestation before the early 1940’s and were all but eradicated by the 1950’s due to changes in hygiene and the application of DDT. Today, bed bugs are back, and we are battling them with bed bug sprays.
There are several different types of sprays used to treat, kill and prevent bed bug infestations. This guide will cover the best of the best and give you all the information you need for each one to help you make the best choice for your situation.