A Beginners Guide on how to control Bed bugs
The first initial step to control any kind of pest is to seal the entry point and reduce all the possible ways of pest entry. Most of the bugs get attracted to the darkness, waste food, water, and moisture. Keeping the living place, kitchen, bathroom, and basement area clean taking the wastes and garbage in a regular routine, and store the foods in the proper container keep bugs one step away from your home. The bed bugs are the small creatures invisible to the naked eye present mostly in the mattress and bed linens that sucks human blood at night. It comes to your house mostly by travel.
Removing all the food source and water reduce the bugs problem in your living area. Let’s see some of the guidelines that help to easily eliminate the bugs and make your living environment more pleasant.
Checklist for Inspecting Bugs
Before eliminating the bugs, first, do the inspection to know the traffic and to get the conform if your house is really infested by the pests or not?
1. Check your mattress and beds
Pay special attention to your beds, linen covers, and mattress because bugs love to live at the bed fabrics. Use flashlights and check the mattress completely by removing the bedsheets and sometimes the bedbugs are living in the interior portion of the mattress.
2.check all the furniture
Take all the bed cushions and sofa covers from the furniture and check all the portions carefully with the use of torch or flashlight. Take more time and inspect patiently to find any infestation that occurs by the bugs.
3. check carpets and rugs
4. check in your bathroom and toilets
Inspect the bathroom and toilet screens and places you place the shampoo and soap. Also, check the shower screens and cupboards where you keep towels and other bathroom accessories.
5. Check your kitchen appliances
The kitchen also the place where the bugs infest easily due to some food smell and moisture. Check all the electronic appliances in the kitchen and other places in your house. Use the flashlight on the appliances covers and fabrics.
Pre- Treatment Tips for Bed Bugs
Remove all the old fabric-related items in your house and replace it with a new one. If you feel any items are infested by the bed bugs, then trash it immediately to avoid the spreading of bugs.
Wash the garment related things, bedsheets, pillow covers, and sofa covers in a regular routine to avoid the bugs infestation
The vacuum is the best choice to keep away the beg bugs from your living place. The heat emits from the vacuum kills the bugs immediately and it avoids spreading.
4.Seal and block the entry
Bed bugs enter your house mostly by your travel and through small holes. Put all your things for laundry once your return back from travel and with the help of while cement seals all holes in your house.