An infestation of bed bugs may be the worst nightmare you’ve ever had. Bed bug extermination can be a near-impossible mission. When your home becomes infested, exterminating them will take months. It’s preferable to concentrate on preventative rather than curative measures.
To keep Bed Bugs at bay, we’ve outlined a few precautions to take.
ARE YOU AWARE OF HOW THEY APPEAR?
Since bed bugs can be difficult to see, it’s still a good idea to know what they look like. Being able to detect them early will help you avoid a full-fledged infestation.
Bed bugs are reddish-brown in colour and as thin as peas. Examining bites is a simple way to see if bed bugs are present in your house. Bed bug bites appear as tiny swelling red marks that appear in patches, are itchy, and can cause a burning sensation. If you encounter these bites, you should seek medical attention.
BUY A PROTECTOR FOR YOUR MATTRESS
A mattress protector is an excellent way to safeguard the mattress from dust mites and the bacteria that attracts them. It can also eliminate bed bug hiding places.
INSPECT YOUR PETS
These pests can use pet beds as a hiding place. Wash your pet sheets regularly and dry them in the light.
CLEAN THE CARPETS AND FLOORS REGULARLY
Vacuum your carpets, dust your floors, and wash your mattresses as well as possible.
What precautions would you take to keep bed bugs out of your bed? We’d love to hear from you in the comments below.