Do you have bed bugs?
Chances are you may not have them, but with their ease of transportation, global reach and long life, it is possible for you to come across their path in the near future.
Fact: Bed bugs can live for up to 18 months without a food source.
Fact: Most people will acquire bed bugs at hotels, motels, bed-and-breakfasts or travelling abroad, bringing the bed bug infestation to their homes in their luggage or clothing.
Understanding Bed Bugs
It’s important to understand bed bugs, where they hide and how to locate their hiding places. The bed frame is their favorite hiding places and knowing where to look is the first step in bed bug control.
Bedbugs aren’t known to infest an entire house or apartment. They like to hide in places where they know people or animals sleep. They can be anywhere in the bedroom such as the box springs, mattress, baseboard, springs, wicker furniture, along the tracks of dresser drawers, behind cove molding or even in the laundry.
Natural Treatments for Bed Bugs
1. The first step in eradication is detection.
To pinpoint a problem with bed bugs, there are a variety of signs one should be on the lookout for. Below you will find some of the most common signs of bed bugs:
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