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How to Control Bed Bugs


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How to Control Bed Bugs

Bed bugs measure 5mm more than pencil sharpeners. These bugs are smart, hard and tough and they reproduce.

 Bedbugs know where to hide to avoid being detected, they can live for months between meals, and a healthy girl can lay 500 eggs in her lifetime.

Not surprisingly, these tiny blood clots can wreak havoc on your home. If they come to bed with you, they can spread a red, itchy rash on your body.

Fortunately, you can get rid of bed bugs with the help of professional pest control company. Be patient because removing the bed bug often takes some time and effort. You may need to try some different chemical and non-chemical methods, especially if you have a major illness.

Some factors can make a bed bug difficult to remove. If you have clutter you may have a hard time getting rid of their home, or you often travel and bring new bed bugs home with you.

If you can't save your home on your own, you may need to call a professional extruder. Read on for a step-by-step guide to getting rid of bed bugs.

Steps to Getting Rid of Bed Bugs

Step 1: Identify the affected areas

If you have bed bugs, you'll want to look for them before you start rebuilding them. It is much easier and cheaper to treat a minor illness than a major one. Even so, minor illnesses can be difficult to detect.

Find the bed bug yourself, or hire a professional to inspect it. Some inspectors use specially trained dogs to hunt bed bugs with perfume.

The small, narrow bodies of bed bugs help break them into tiny spots like assholes. Or like sofa seams and curtains.

Find them in places like:

· Near mattress and box spring tags

· In cracks in the bed frame and headboard

· In baseboards

· Between the sofa cushions

· In the furniture joint

· Inside electrical stores

· Under loose wallpaper

· Under the paintings and posters on the walls

· In the seam where wallpaper and ceiling are found

Use a flashlight and magnifying glass to get to all of these areas.

Step 2: Where Bed bugs can breed

Once you know that you have bed bugs, you need to keep them to yourself so that you can get rid of them. A quick and easy way is to trap a bed bug with your space. Run the space to any possible hiding places.

This includes:

· The bed

· Dresser

· carpet

· Electronics (such as TV)

Seal and discard discarded items in plastic bags. Then clean the space thoroughly.

Anything that cannot be treated in a washer and dryer, keep it in a plastic bag. Leave it for a few months, if possible, to make sure all the bugs die. If you can't clean furniture, throw it away. Tear it off first and spray the words "bed bag" on it so no one else tries to take it home.

Step 3: Prepare for bed bug treatment

Before you start your home treatment, do a little pre-workout to maximize the odds of success. Make sure all your clothes, carpets, pulses, clothes and other hiding places have been cleaned or thrown out (see Step 2).

Next, get rid of bed bug hideouts. Pick up books, magazines, clothes and anything else lying on your floor and under your bed. Throw away whatever you can. Don't move items from an infested room to a clean place - you can spread bugs.

Seal any open areas. Stick loose wallpaper on the bottom. Cracks are appearing in the furniture and the baseboard around it. Tap open electrical outlets. Finally, keep your bed at least 6 inches away from the wall so that bed bugs can't climb up.

Step 4: Kill the bed bug by Home cleaning methods

You can try to remove the bed bug without any chemicals first. These insects are easy to kill with intense heat, 115 ° F (46 ° C), or severe cold, 32 ° F (less than 0 ° C).

Here are some ways to treat bed bugs using these methods:

· Wash beds and clothes in warm water for 30 minutes. Then place them in the dryer on the highest heat setting for 30 minutes.

· Use the steamer on mattresses, planks and other places where bed bugs are hidden.

· Pack the affected items in a black bag and leave them outside on a hot day (95 degrees) or in a closed car. In cold temperatures, sealing insects can take two to five months to kill.

· Place the bed bug in the freezer at 0 ° F (-17 ° C). Use a thermometer to check the temperature. Leave them there for at least four days.

Once you've cleared all visible beds, make this area uninvited for their friends. Keep bed mattress proof on your mattress and spring. Zip them all the way. Insects trapped inside will die, and new insects will not be able to enter.

If these methods do not eliminate all pests, you may need to try pesticides.

Step 5: Kill the bed bug with Non-chemical and chemical treatments

Pesticides can get rid of bed bugs in your home. Find products that are EPA registered, and specifically marked for "bed bags."

Here are some types of pesticides you can try:

· Pyrethrin and pyrethroids are the most common chemicals used to kill bed bugs. Even so, owning one is still beyond the reach of the average person.

· Pyros, such as chlorpheniramine, kill bed bugs by disrupting their cells.

· Neonicotinoids are man-made versions of nicotine. They have damaged the nervous system of insects. This type of chemical works on bed bugs that have become resistant to other pesticides.

· Desiccants are substances that remove the protective outer coating of insects. Without this coating, insects dry out and die. Two examples of desiccants are silica aerogel (try-dye and psych) and diatomaceous earth. The advantage to sensitive people is that bed bugs may not be resistant to them, but they work slowly. It can take months to get rid of these bugs.

· Kill the foggers or bug bomb bed bugs, but they can't get into the cracks and crevices where these bugs hide. They can also be toxic to humans if misused. Read the label carefully. Get out of the room before you leave.

· Apply oil-based products such as Agenda and Bed Bug Patrol are less toxic than chemical pesticides, and they work well against bed bugs.

Step 6: Hire a professional Pest control companies in your area

If you can't get rid of bed bugs yourself, it's time to get involve a good pest control service provider for bed bugs. Pest control companies benefit from the use of chemicals and other treatments that are not available to you.

They contain insecticides that kill insects at both contacts and stay inside furniture and cracks for a long time to kill bed bugs.

Pest control companies can also use heat treatment throughout the room.

They bring special equipment that heats the room to temperatures between 135 and 145 degrees Fahrenheit, which is enough to kill a bed bug.

Before the pest control company arrives, they will give you instructions on how to prepare your home. Follow their instructions carefully and you will have the best chance of getting rid of the bugs.

There are two to three visits to start working with occupational therapy. After each treatment, you have to stay out of the treated rooms for a few hours until the pesticide dries.

Rahul Gupta

Self taught programmer, enthusiastic video gamer, and a serious WWE addict. Founder of IndiBlogHub: Social platform for Bloggers & Influencers