7 Tips To Control Bed Bugs

On July 25, 2018 by Preeti Shah

Don’t be afraid that you have bed bugs at your home; first be sure that you really have bed bugs in your home. There are the lot of insects which are identical bed bugs so before you move further and take any action, make sure about it. Rusty or reddish stains on bed sheets or mattresses can be cause by bed bugs being crushed, or if you find any dark spots on the mattress, otherwise eggs and eggshells, which are tiny (about 1mm) and pale yellow skins that nymphs shed as they grow larger or else you find Live bed bugs

Make Sure You Have Bed Bugs

Make Sure You Have Bed Bugs

You can take a closer look or the other option is Google the pictures of bed bugs. Compare both and then make sure that you have bed bugs. Once you get assured, then you can properly take any action to get rid of bed bugs.

  1. Stay Calm

Clean Your Bedroom To Prevent Bed Bugs

Bed bugs are dangerous, but it doesn’t mean that you start throwing everything wherever you find the bed bugs in your bed or in the wooden furniture. Throwing your expensive items is not the solution. A solution is to get rid of them so that you may live your life again peacefully. Fight with bed bugs may be hard but removing them is possible. So, stay calm and plan out to eliminate them.

  1. Pest Control Spray

Pest Control Spray

Spraying everything and everywhere seems easy but it could not be the only solution, nor is it the very first option you have. However, if you find no other solution, then you can call some pest control team for the spray, to get some powerful pesticides. Before doing it yourself read the label and the instructions very carefully, the quantity to be used and the precautions needs to be taken.

  1. Reduce Hideouts

Reduce Hideouts

Reduce clutter will decrease the number of hiding places for bugs and insects as they find many safe places to hide in your house, and that’s why it becomes harder to fight against them. Another way to get rid of these insects is keep regular cleaning, Wash your clothing, bed sheets, blankets, and duvet is you suspect if your home in infested by these insects. They won’t feel safe, and it will be easier for you to spray them till death.

  1. Keep The Place Clean And Dry

Keep The Place Clean And Dry

Dusty and humid places are the favorite places for these insects. I advise you to keep your bed sheets clean and dry, sofas, rugs and cushions should be vacuum cleaned so that they may not find these things as the suitable place to hide. You can put your wooden furniture outside of the home during the sunlight. With the help of heat they have to leave their favorite hidden place.

  1. Set The Right Temperature For The Refrigerator

Set The Right Temperature For The Refrigerator

Cold temperature can kill bed bugs but your refrigerators may not severe enough to kill the bed bugs. So, you have to keep an eye on the activity of the bed bugs. Surf on Google for the temperature, which is best to kill the bed bugs. Once you have the idea, set your refrigerator’s temperature below that so that your food and other stuff may remain safe and cool in your refrigerators.

  1. Increase The Heat

Increase The Heat

Bed bugs are unable to survive at 43 °C or above temperature. So if you increase the room temperature up to 45 °C for a certain time, then you can get rid of bed bugs in just a few minutes.

  1. Don’t Spread Bed Bugs

Abandoned Furniture

If you have anything which has bed bugs, then don’t throw it out or dispose is not a solution, neither selling these items to others. If you throw that item out of your home and it can harm someone who picked it up for his or her personal use then there’s a chance that bed bugs will spread and hence the chain of harmful bedbugs will keep spreading. The best way is to use the non toxic spray to control their spread. The spray might not disappear but will decrease the number of bed bugs in your home.

One Response to “7 Tips To Control Bed Bugs”

  • Last time I found bed bugs on my bed after that i was afraid to go there, we just followed the same procedure at that time and that helped me a lot, just an easy process but really helpful.

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