Bed Bugs Nightmare

The United states is experiencing one of the largest infestations of a single species in centuries- bed bugs. Bed bugs have spread to various parts of the States. New York City is one of the cities that is encountering the biggest problem. It’s unclear just exactly how bed bugs have started to become such a pressing problem. The result of this problem is a decrease in sales of furniture, apartments, and clothing as they can all potentially carry bed bugs.

What you need to know about bed bugs?

Bed bugs are very tiny parasitic insects that live in furniture, mattresses, and can eve hitchhike on clothing and other materials. The worst part about bed bugs is that they suck on your blood. While you’re sleeping peacefully, they come and bite you, drinking up your blood. Their bites are laced with a numbing agent so that you don’t feel it.

What’s a Bed Bug Infestation Look Like? When a bed bug feeds on its host, it may or may not cause skin irritation. You might not see any redness or swelling after being bitten by bed bugs.

Look out for these symptoms to determine whether you have bed bugs or not.

* Skin rashes

* Several bites very close together

These pesky insects like to spend time wherever you are. You might find bed bugs in the following locations:

* Bed sheets

* Sofa

* Luggage

* Blankets

* Bedside clutter

* Carpet

How to Get Rid of Bed Bugs

Bed bugs are truly difficult and indestructible pests, but much like Superman, they have their kryptonite. Various bed bug detection techniques may fail to detect bed bugs. Usually sniffer dogs are able to find them. The best way of killing bed bugs is by using heat. Many pest control companies use specially made heating elements that can heat entire dwellings to well over 115 degrees Fahrenheit. Bed bugs cannot endue heat above approximately 120F. So much pain and suffering can be caused by these little creatures. Remember to look carefully for signs of bed bugs when you buy anything that contains fabric or wood, especially if you’re buying it second-hand. There could be bed bugs lurking in them! It’s better to buy new than save money on used, and then spend the next few months living with blood sucking creepy crawlies.

If you or someone you know thinks they may have bed bugs, please get help as soon as possible!

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