What Is The Best Treatment For Bed Bugs?

Do your sheets frequently have reddish-brown stains when you wake up? Or discover bites on your shoulders or legs when you wake up? If so, bed bugs may be a concern for you.

These tiny, intelligent, tricky, quickly reproducing bugs are typically no bigger than the tip of a pen!

Unsurprisingly, these tiny bloodsuckers can cause much trouble in your home, even though they are not known to spread diseases. They crawl out of their hiding places during the day to feed at night on sleeping humans. If they join you in bed, they might leave welts on your body that are red and itchy.

If you believe bed bugs are to blame, conduct a thorough inspection and treat the problem as soon as possible.

Is It Possible To Eliminate Bedbugs On Your Own?

Although possible, getting rid of bedbugs frequently requires time and effort. You must practice patience because, particularly if you have a more extensive infestation, you may need to try various chemical and non chemical methods.

We’ll cover the best advice for eliminating bed bugs on your own, without the help of an exterminator, and when to hire a professional.

Tip 1: Find Every Infestation Site

Before they begin to reproduce, you want to spot them quickly.

Look out for these locations:

  • Your mattress and box spring’s seams.
  • Gaps in the headboard and bed frame.
  • Your sofa’s cushion seams and the spaces in between the cushions.
  • At the point where your carpets meet the wall, along the carpet seam.
  • In the furniture’s joints, such as those of couches, armchairs, and mats

Tip 2: Keep The Bugs In Check

Vacuuming up live bed bugs is one quick and straightforward method of controlling them. Vacuum your mattress, dresser’s interior, the seams and joints of your furniture, carpets, and every other area where you’ve seen bed bug infestation signs.

Then, place the vacuum canister’s contents in a plastic bag and toss it in the trash. Remember that this will only collect live bed bugs and not eliminate the bed bug infestation. If eggs are left behind, they might still hatch, resulting in a later infestation.

Tip 3: Eliminate The Bedbugs

  • Cold or heat: collect any involved bedding or clothing and wash it in hot water for 30 minutes. After the wash cycle, dry the items in your dryer for at least 30 minutes using the highest heat setting. You could also place the affected items in a freezer at least 0 degrees Fahrenheit. To ensure that all bed bugs are dead, leave them for four days.
  • Insecticide: you can try using insecticides if home remedies to get rid of bed bugs don’t appeal to you. Bed bug pesticides include pyrethrins and pyrethroids, which are both commonly used.

Tip 4: Bring In The Experts

If you can’t get rid of bedbugs on your own, it’s time to call in the professionals. Pest control companies have the advantage of having access to contaminants and other treatment options that kill bedbugs over time.

No one wants to share a home with bed bugs. And you don’t have to!We at Facility Pest Control help homes get rid of bed bugs for good and teach you how to combat bed bugs on your own. Schedule your professional bed bug treatment service with us today!