Bed bugs are no more threat for beds only but is also spreading in the other areas. Be it furniture, suitcase or any other comfortable surface. Treating bed bugs with an effective way is the necessity for a better health condition as well as status. Before getting indulged into the prevention process, it is important to know about these pests and bugs that will help us to treat the pest more effectively.
What are the Bed Bugs?
These are basically parasites which are small in size and are wingless insects. They usually live in human homes so that they are called bedbugs. They are usually found in the sofas, bed mattresses and other furnishings. They usually bite the head and neck and also can bite bare arms, hands and legs. The biting reaction can be seen as red spot or severe rashes. They can be sensitized by using soaps or detergent.
Below mentioned tips will help you in preventing the bedbugs from your house.
Not to Buy Secondhand Furniture
The minute you decide to buy secondhand furniture, you are actually inviting the bedbugs at your home. Generally, a long-lived furniture starts developing many kinds of insects and bedbugs are defintly one of them. So, if you have ever though to buy the secondhand furniture, it is better to modify it by using some senitizer
Check your Linens
The another option is to check your linens while you are going to wash them. You can check the signs such as shed skin fron bed bugs, fecal matter or eggs in the bed or linens. It is important to wash your linens regulrly that prevents the yeilding of bedbugs.
Regular Vacuum is Important
We usually give much attention to vaccum carpets and doormets but it is also important to give attention baseboards and those areas that have cracks. Begbugs’ favourite places are usually footboards and headboards, they love to hide there.
Disassemble the Bed
When you disassemble the infested areas where bugs may live, this helps you in exposing those area where bugs live. You can check for the torn mattresses, they might be torn by bedbugs, you should immidiately inspect the nearby area, the bugs may live there. One of the better options is to use the encaements to detect the bedbugs. The mattress encasements are expertly designed to prevent bed bugs and dust mites.
If you have any unused materials such as soft toys, electronic items or any kitchen appliances, they can be the home of the bedbugs, so, it is adivable to remove the waste materials that are no more in use.
Keeping your house clean and bug free can lead you to a healthy and happy life. If you are also facing the daunting bedbugs, try to remove them from your house by taking by applying above tips and it will also the best option to take the professionals help.