- What do bed bugs look like?
- How to spot bed bugs
- Do I have bed bugs?
- How do bed bugs spread in Baton Rouge?
- How to tell if you have bed bugs or carpet beetles
- Do bed bugs bite?
- What do bed bug bites look like?
- Do bed bug bites itch?
- Can bed bugs hurt me?
- What kinds of diseases can you get from bed bugs?
Bed bug bites can be treated right at home. Cleaning the area with soap and water and using OTC medications and anti-itch creams will help alleviate mild symptoms.
If your bed bug bites are mild, household remedies such as baking soda and water, toothpaste, witch hazel and aloe vera gel can help!
Eliminating bed bugs in your home or office requires the help of a bed bug exterminator. Professionals utilize heat treatments, steam treatments, and more.
It’s rumored that baking soda can dehydrate and effectively kill off bed bugs. Unfortunately, it is rarely strong enough to treat an entire infestation.
Popular DIY bed bug control actions include vacuuming and washing infected items. However, it’s best to get rid of bed bugs with treatment from a professional.
Once bed bugs are present, wash infested clothing and bedding in hot water, and dry on highest heat. Use caution in transporting infested items to the laundry room.
No, it’s not necessary to throw out food items after a bed bug infestation! Bed bugs do not feed on human food and rarely infest pantries.
No! In fact, you should avoid transporting your infested mattress altogether. Discarding your mattress can spread bed bugs to other areas.
Although bed bugs rarely infest carpets, on the chance that they do, it’s important to thoroughly vacuum the area. Use caution when discarding vacuum cleaner bags!
Before your scheduled bed bug treatment, your pest control company will provide you with instructions on how to prepare.