Are You Getting Bitten By Bed Bugs? React Fast And Get Help

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Are You Getting Bitten By Bed Bugs? React Fast And Get Help

17 November 2015
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

If you notice rashes and bite marks on your body and you think the problem may be bed bugs, you need to react quickly to stop the problem from getting worse around your home. There are a lot of places the bugs could be hiding in the house, and you want to get to the bottom of the problem.

You don't just have to worry about the beds, but about the furniture in the house, your car and your luggage. If you have been traveling a lot and you think this is where you got the bugs, you need to do the following things.

Car Detailing

Have your car steam cleaned and detailed with high heat so that it will kill any bed bugs that are hiding in the trunk or other fabrics throughout the car. Bed bugs can go up to 400 days without human interaction and feeding, and they could live in your car and then get back into your house through luggage, clothes, blankets and other items. Having the car detailed can help prevent further infestations if your automobile is the culprit for housing these insects.

Home Extermination

Have the home exterminated and treated for bed bugs. The professionals can look at your mattresses and couches to see if any of these items are so infested the items should be thrown out. Treating the bugs on your own and getting all of them would be difficult, but the experts have the right treatments to get rid of all the bugs, and to kill other insects and pests that could be living in the home as well.

Luggage Dry Cleaning

The luggage that you take on planes, in cabs or on trains should all be taken to the dry cleaners. This includes any carryon bags and even purses or backpacks. The insects could have gotten into these items from being next to other luggage or from luggage holding centers, and the dry cleaning will kill any bed bugs living in the bags.

The bed bug control experts may have other recommendations for you, depending on how bad the infestation is and where they think the bugs are the worst in your home. If you have stayed at any hotels lately, call the hotel and ask if they have had a bed bug problem, or look at a registry online to see if they do. The sooner you react the more likely you can get control of the problem.