If you have ever dealt with bedbugs in your home, you know that they can be a real nuisance to deal with. As of late, there have been many reports about the recent comeback of these pests reappearing. These tiny creatures can travel with people making it very easy for them to spread quickly from one place to another. The following are some tips you can use to prevent bedbugs or get rid of them if you already have them.
There are certain things you should not do when you have or suspect you have bedbugs. One of the worst things you could do when you find bedbugs is to panic and reach for an insecticide spray or bug bomb. The chemicals found in these types of products could potentially be harmful to pets and small kids and the spray could cause the bedbugs to hide. You could be making the problem worse and spreading the problem to other areas of your home.
Keep in mind these insecticides aren’t really meant for use on bedding, linens, carpets, etc. You could potentially be creating a whole new problem worse than a few bedbug bites. If you do spray, focus on corners, cracks and likely hiding places for bedbugs and be sure to read the instructions carefully to make sure you’re using these products safely.
If you are on vacation, or just traveling abroad, make sure to watch out for bedbugs because you can pick them up on your journeys. Whether you are staying in a one-star motel or a five-star hotel, be cautious because bedbugs can literally be anywhere. No environment is safe from bed bugs as they can ride in on the last person that stayed in the room you are currently in.
That’s why you should check for evidence of bedbugs whenever you travel, whether you’re staying at a hotel or with friends or family. To prevent bedbugs from hitching a ride on your clothes or your suitcase, make sure that you do not leave them lying around, especially if you believe that these bugs are wherever you are staying.
These creatures are called bedbugs and therefore it gives people the impression that these creatures may only be found in a bed. Almost any part of a person’s home may provide living space for these tiny creatures. Unfortunately, the real target is not the furniture but you or your pets.