Knowing how to get rid of bed bugs is not a complicated process but it can be a frustrating situation to deal with.
It’s important to treat any bed bug bites on your body immediately with ointments to relieve the irritation.
Below is a do-it-yourself plan to get rid of bed bugs and insects from your home.
1. Use insecticides in the affected area
To quickly get rid of an infestation problem, make use of insecticides that are specifically designed to work fast.
Before getting started, it’s important to first know where the infestation is coming from and using a light spray on your mattress and furniture. Depending on how severe the problem is, you may even need to do this for up to a week so be patient.
2. Use a steam cleaner inside cracks
Hiding places for bed bugs include in your mattress, inside crevices, in electrical outlets and even behind wallpaper. Bed bugs are extremely vulnerable to heat so use a steam cleaner all hidden cracks and crevices that you see. You may also want to use a vacuum cleaner just to be safe while also relocating all your furniture.
3. Hire a professional service
If these methods still do not prove successful, then you probably have a more widespread infestation problem than you realize.
If after following these above steps for up to week and you are still noticing bites all over your body, then it is time to call in professional help.
Be sure to always with a company that has had positive reviews.If you follow these above steps, then knowing how to get rid of bed bugs is not a difficult process.
Before you call an exterminator, be sure to locate the source of the infestation and to proceed to take immediate action to eradicate the bed bugs.