Bed Bug Control
Bed bugs are small insects that feed on human blood to stay alive, they don’t fly and the females can lay hundreds of eggs in their lifetime in cracks and crevices in walls. They are mostly found in bedding but can spread across your Raleigh, NC home to the sofa, under carpets, chairs and dresser.
Some of the signs of infestation include blood stains on your bedding, empty egg shell, and excrement. When checking for bed bugs in your home, the best places to look include your mattress, bed frames, furniture, carpet and even appliances.
Below are tips on how you can effectively get rid of bed bugs from your home and it starts with cleaning your home and pets as well.
Dispose of clutter: Things that you don’t necessarily need should be removed from the house they provide the perfect hiding spot for bed bugs. Linen, curtains and clothes that have been infested by bed bugs should be washed in hot water (120 degrees Fahrenheit). Heating them in a cloth dryer may also be effective.
Vacuum: This is also an effective way of removing bed bugs from your home. Vacuuming helps you remove them from in between the couch and place you were not able to reach and after the cleaning, you just properly dispose of the dust along with the bed bugs far away from the house.
Insecticides: They are also an effective way of eliminating bed bugs from your home. Just make sure you spray all their possible hideouts which have been mentioned above and always clean regularly.
To completely ensure that your house is bed bug proof, always inspect all furniture before you bring them into your home, wash all your clothing in hot water when you come back from a trip and if you still want to go further, you can always get help from a professional.