Bed bugs are one of the worst pests that you can bring home with you. There’s no real way you can accomplish bed bugs control without experience, equipment, and professional expertise. Bed bugs will chow down on you at night since they need blood to reproduce. Their bites are itchy and, because bed bugs are so small, you typically won’t see them until you have enough of them to notice.
Bed Bugs Prevention Tips
The most important of all bed bugs control and prevention tips relates to staying in other places, like hotels. Bed bugs hitch a ride home. They don’t go outside on their own looking for a new place. They don’t naturally migrate. They don’t look to change environments once they find a home. Instead, they’re so numerous and so small that if you stay in a hotel that has them, a few are bound to get in your luggage and travel home with you.
This means that the best way to prevent bed bugs is to check the rooms you’re staying in when you are away from home. Anywhere you’re staying, before you even unpack, pull back the sheets and check the mattress corners – both under the sheet and against the bed frame. Use a flashlight or the flashlight on your phone. Look for small, moving red dots, especially in the seam and creases.
This might seem overblown, but if you have a bed bug situation even once, you’ll soon swear by this everywhere you go.
Bed Bug Control
Bed bug infestations have even been known to create a kind of PTSD if the infestation gets bad enough. They are truly that bad. They make it impossible to go to sleep for fear of what it will be like to wake up the next day itching and full of bites. Don’t take them lightly. They also breed at lightspeed, so even a few bedbugs hitching a ride home in your luggage can turn into a sizable population quickly.
If you suspect you have bed bugs, get an inspection. This is crucial. You must address them as quickly as possible. Bed bug removal can be accomplished – it takes multiple treatments to reasonably eliminate their populations.
Don’t let it ride and hope it improves. It won’t unless you address it. If you leave bed bugs alone, they will get much, much worse. Contact Ransford Environmental today if you think you have bed bugs in your home.