When your home becomes infested with bed bugs and you and your family keeps waking up to itchy bug bites you may be looking for a way to help get your home back under control. Even when you just suspect bed bugs, you will always want to seek professional help. However, there are steps that you can make to aid in reclaiming your home. A Five Star Termite & Pest Control will share a few steps you can make alongside a quality pest control service to help rid your home of those pesky bed bugs.
Professional Bed Bug Inspection & Effective Treatment
Bed bugs are very tiny and can hide in tight areas which can make them difficult to find and control. When signs emerge, the first step is to seek for a professional pest control service to come and do an inspection and to determine the presence of bed bugs. Next will come treatments, there are two methods of controlling bed bugs. One is with a surface spray or aerosol that kills the bed bugs on the surface areas they are found. The other option is heat. After the inspection the pest control technician can help determine which method would be bests to treat the home of bed bugs.
Home Remedies to Get Rid of Bed Bugs
When your home is infested with bed bugs you will want to seek professional aid but there are steps you can take as well to help rid your home of bed bugs. To begin ridding your home of bed bugs starts with cleaning your home. Start your focus on the bed, most bed bugs infest mattresses or will cluster near their feeding grounds. Bed bug will hide in dark places during the day. To help cleanse your bed you will want to remove all of the bedding and wash them with hot water and dry them using high heat. Bed bugs are sensitive to heat. With a vacuum cleaner with an upholstery attachment thoroughly begin vacuuming your mattress and box spring. After you have vacuumed up the box spring and mattress consider getting a bed bug protector to help prevent bed bugs from infesting the mattress. Next vacuum the room carpets and rugs and empty the canister in a sealed bag outside. Bed bug will lay their egg in carpets, rugs, and in other linens including curtains which should also be washed in heat. Bed bugs will also hide in cracks of floor boards, door trim and underneath furniture. Check in these areas and use the vacuum in tight spaces in the event there are bed bug hiding or if they laid any eggs. Continue cleaning your home. Bed bugs are also often found in the living room, living in the couches and sofas, make sure to clean your living room equally as thorough as the bedrooms.
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With the combined effort of the homeowner and a professional pest control service you can be bed bug free. If you think you have bed bugs and want an inspection or require treatments contact A Five Star Termite & Pest Control today.