6 EFFECTIVE WAYS TO PROTECT YOUR HOME FROM BED BUGS



Looking forward to learning how to get rid of bed bugs? Prevention is always the best option than abolishing the existing infestation.

Bed bugs are the most difficult pest to treat. If your home is infested with bed bugs, it can take a few weeks of the process to remove them. So, the method to treat them is to prevent their infestation from occurring. Follow the six ways to end it before starting:



  1. Identify early signs of bed bug
Before any further action, you need to understand how to identify bed bugs and its infestation. This is the easiest way to stop it from becoming a total crisis. They are oval-shaped, flat, brown in color and are wingless insects. Check the early signs of their existence. Look in floor cracks, behind the pictures, bed frames, or mattresses. They usually leave behind blood spots or casings which appears like red or brown marks on pillowcases, mattresses and bed sheets.

  1. Clean up the clutter
Your clutter is a perfect place for bed bugs to hide. More the clutter, the harder it will be to treat them.  You can recycle or discard whatever you don’t need anymore. It will reduce the clutter and decrease the chances of having a bed bug infestation.



  1. Check before purchasing second-hand furniture
Avoid picking any piece that is tossed out on the curb. Used bed or mattresses tend to have more chances to foster bed bugs and their eggs. A quick and careful inspection of furniture can save you from an infestation. Additionally, keep a check on your existing furniture too, especially with cracks.

  1. Prevention while traveling
It is important to examine your luggage and safeguard during travel. Before leaving it on the ground, check if there are any signs of infestation in your hotel room. Keep your luggage on the extra bed, desk or other furniture. Additionally, it is better to re-pack your bag carefully.

  1. Inspect your clothes
Your wardrobe is the perfect place for these insects. Inspect your wardrobe before putting clothes in. If you already have a closet full of stuff, then examine and look for any sign of bed bugs. After finding any sign, take out your clothes and wash them with boiling water and let air pass through your cupboard.



  1. Get professional treatment
If you are already struggling with bed bug infestation, hiring a professional will be the best option for you. You can not treat this with few home remedies. A professional will ensure your effective work and permanent elimination of bed bugs from your home, you can contact a local pest professional or contact bed bug services from CustomBedBug.com to get rid of bed bugs once and for all.

If you got to see even a single bed bug around your furniture or any mark on your bed sheets or mattresses, start investigating that every time. Though, it is quite improbable that you will be able to get rid of an infestation by yourself.  Hire a professional and get their services to treat these pets.



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