The Proper Ways of Controlling Bed Bugs at Home
The existence of any kinds of pest at your own home is one of the most frustrating and depressing events in your life, not just because it can cause damages at your home but they can also cause the development of certain diseases and illnesses, especially to small children and elderlies who have higher risk in developing various diseases easily because of their weak immune system. Some of the most common household pests are classified as mammals such as mouse and rats, and invertebrates such as cockroaches, ants, beetles, woodworms, centipedes, earwigs, crickets, flies, moths, red spiders, woodlice, termites, silverfish, weevils and bed bugs. They are classified as household pests for reasons that they invade the normal habitation of human beings, they destroy and cause damages to the structures of houses and their crops as well, they eat human foods, they can be the vector that carries various kinds of diseases and they can cause any other threats which could be harmful to the people.
Bed bugs are recognized as one of the most common household pests which are parasitic in nature that feeds on blood and the Cimex lectularius is the scientific term for bed bugs that feeds specifically on human blood and they are most commonly found on warm houses and in the areas such as beddings, near and inside the bed, and the sleeping areas of their host. Bed bugs are said to be very active at night, though they are not nocturnal, and they usually fed on the blood of their host while their host is sleeping and the signs which could specify that you are the host of bed bugs includes development of skin rashes or red marks on your skin, allergic symptoms and can cause psychological effects on their host. There are various ways which you can perform and do to control the bed bugs at your home, such as by freezing the items that is infested by bed bugs for four days, by laundering your items such as dirty clothes and linen and sealed it in a plastic bag, by steaming which can be very effective if it will be performed correctly and by vacuuming the objects or areas of your house which are usually the common hideout of bed bugs, like electronic items such as stereos and television set, beds, couches, dresser, bedframes and baseboards.
Using pesticides can also be done to control the bed bugs at your home, but it is much better to hire the professional who have the skills and knowledge in bed bugs control, because doing such act can be time and energy consuming and can be difficult on your part, and by hiring the professionals it will guarantee you the effectiveness of their services.