Do You Have Bed Bugs In Your Home??
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Keep Bed Bugs Out Your House!
Bed bugs are meddling little pest that usually comes out at night to feed on human or creature blood during the night. They can hitchhike on individuals from home to home. They can travel by clothes, purses, suitcases, vehicles, used furniture and much more. They tend to be in any populated spots where people come together.
It doesn’t make a difference in how clean you are as a person or at home. There’s no discrimination with bed bugs because they’re just after your blood. And to get a meal, they’ll travel anywhere.
Prevent Bed Bugs From Coming Into Your Home
- Keep your home clutter-free.
- If your home is connected to someone else, make sure that you cover and seal any cracks and crevices in floors and baseboards around your home.
- Consistently vacuum, throw away each bag or empty the dirt of your vacuum into a bag, seal it and throw it away into a dumpster.
- If you buy used furniture, check the furniture for bed bugs and their eggs – consider heat treatment for used furniture if you suspect they may have bed bugs.
- Use encasement for all mattresses and box springs, Use covers for your furniture sealing any holes and cracks.
- Check your luggage, bags, purses, briefcases, etc. thoroughly when you leave someone else’s home or leave from a hotel, cruise ship, planes, boats, etc. Check inside your shoes, socks and pants, check out any clothes you have on if you suspect you in been an area that has bed bugs. If you found a bed bug change your clothes and put them in a plastic airtight bag until you wash them.
- Carry your clothes in strong plastic bags properly sealed when going to a public laundry mat. If you have a current infestation of bed bugs when done washing use new bags for your clean clothes.
- Take proper precautions when using bed bugs pesticides I always recommend making your own natural spray for treating bed bugs as bed bugs become resistant to pesticides.
Bed Bug Map
If you visit the bed bug registry website you could look up reports from all around the United States including Canada. This way you can see where the heavily populated area of bed bugs being reported.
As you can see from the map above, bed bugs are spreading rapidly across the U.S. We can possibly see an increase in the bed bug population in a couple of years.
It is very important that anyone who has bed bugs to try to eliminate the problem as soon as possible in order to prevent them from spreading.
Bed Bugs Home Remedies Treatment
((Will home remedies work in killing bed bugs??))
Throughout the internet, there are plenty of home remedies that explain how to get rid of bed bugs. But are they really working? I’m only going to mention the remedies that I know work because I had tried them myself
Using Neem Oil & Apple Cider Vinegar- 1 oz of Neem Oil, 1 oz Apple Cider Vinegar, 2 oz warm water, and an empty spray bottle. Place everything in your empty spray bottle, then shake well and spray where bed bugs are suspected. You should do it every day or every other day.
Steaming– Using a handheld steamer or a large steamer for your furniture and beds, and a carpet steamer for your carpets will help to get rid of bed bugs. Go over areas at least once or twice a week.
WARNING: Please use mask around the face before using the next suggested remedy so you don’t have to breathe in the alcohol while spraying. Don’t use it with children around. ALCOHOL is very FLAMMABLE KEEP AWAY FROM LIGHTERS, FIRE when dealing with ALCOHOL.
Using Alcohol- Only if a bed bug is visible: You are going to need an 8 to 12 oz empty spray bottle, Water, Rubbing alcohol or regular. You’re going to do half alcohol & half water. Spray where you suspect bed bugs, kills on contact ONLY.
Now I’m going to list natural remedies from friends and others around the internet that I haven’t tried…
Other natural remedies for bed bugs:
- Diatomaceous Earth
- Peppermint Oil-peppermint leaves
- Tea Tree Oil
- Cayenne Pepper
- Baking Soda
It’s a full-time job to get rid of bed bugs. You won’t get a good night’s rest or have any peace of mind until they’re completely removed from your home. The earlier you catch the bed bugs will determine if you’re going to have a small or large infestation.
If any of the above methods for you do not work. Please call pest control right away to help you get rid of the bed bugs. If you cannot afford pest control and no other method works for you, you can try other ways on my website such as suffocating the bed bugs by saran wrapping all of your furniture, buying encasements, and covers for your sofas, seal all holes and cracks in furniture. Another method that really works well is steaming your furniture, all beds, carpets, curtains anything that you suspects have bed bugs. Followed by consistently vacuuming.
Last resort if nothing at all works for you. You may have to dispose of your furniture that is heavily infested with bed bugs. Then deep clean your house. Scrub all the walls, all the baseboards, vacuum, and washing your clothes. I can’t stress enough that it’s not good to let the bed bug infestation go. Don’t just ignore the problem because the infestation will keep growing. Bed bugs are a serious problem for you, your family and your friends. The sooner you take action, the more successful you will be at getting rid of them.
If you have dealt with bed bugs before and you have successfully got rid of your bed bug problem. Please share how with others how you did it below.