Do you wake up every morning with itchy, red bumps or scars on your body parts? This could mean that you have a bed bug infestation. This is important, but remembers that there are other bugs out there that would cause the same type of allergic reaction when they bite. Therefore, before you start treatment, you need to actually find bed bugs in your home.
These blood suckers hide during the day in various strange places. The bug itself is very small – about 1 / 5th of an inch long, reddish brown in color and oval shaped. You may not find the live bug, but you must find clear signs they leave behind. You can check out bed bugs treatment via various online resources.
Using a good flash light you need to look for;
1. Discarded Skins
As they grow and develop they leave behind clear, bug shaped empty "shells."
If bed bug are active you without a doubt will find their eggs. It is often likened to a grain of rice in the size, shape and color.
Okay that's what you should look for in your search to find bed bugs but where you should look for?
1. Check the bed – Strip off all fabrics and carefully check the mattress, box spring and along the edges of the headboard.
2. Check all the furniture in the room – check in and under the drawers, cabinets etc. Do not forget to carefully check the contents as well!
3. Check really obscure places – Check behind picture frames and mirrors, a smoke detector inside, telephone, alarm clock, electric sockets, behind peeling wall coverings – the list is endless.