Bed Bug invasion can be the worst nightmare to wake up to. Getting rid of bed bugs can be an almost impossible task. When your home gets infested, it can take months to exterminate them. It’s best to focus on a preventive measure rather than a curative one.
We have listed a few steps to follow to keep Bed Bugs at bay.
KNOW WHAT THEY LOOK LIKE
Bed bugs can be difficult to locate, so it’s always best to know what they actually look like. Being able to spot them early will reduce the risk of a full-blown infestation.
Bed bugs are as small as seeds and are reddish-brown in colour. An easy way to know if bed bugs exist in your home is by examining bites. The bites of bed bug come in small swollen red marks that come in clusters, they are itchy and can give off a burning sensation. If you see these bites, you should seek professional help.
GET A MATTRESS PROTECTOR
A mattress protector is a great way to protect your mattress against dust mites, bacteria which attracts these pests. It can also remove hiding spots for bed bugs.
EXAMINE YOUR PETS
Pet beds can serve as hiding spots for these pests. Regularly wash your pet beds and dry in the sun.
REGULARLY CLEAN YOUR FLOORS AND CARPETS
Endeavour to vacuum your carpets, clean your floors and wash your mattresses
What measures will you be using to protect your bed from bed bugs? We would love to know in the comments section.