Things to Know About the Dreaded Bedbugs
Bedbugs can cause one to be very stressed when they invade your home. They are common pests that can affect your home and people do not know much about them. There are ways that you can know if your home has bedbugs and the ways in which you can take care of the invasion.
Bedbugs are small bugs, and they are oval in shape and brown in color. Due to their small and flat shape the bedbugs can hide just about anywhere in your house and can fit in very small gaps, just the size of business cards. The bedbugs lay many eggs, and this is their way of reproducing. The bedbugs are able to produce hundreds of eggs in a lifetime. This enable the bed bug population to grow tremendously and very fast.
Bedbugs normally shed their skin as they grow; they shed their outer shell like five times in the process of a bedbug maturing to its full size. The bedbugs skin will come off when they are enlarged after drinking blood. One of the ways that you can notice the bedbugs in your home is through the debris they leave on your beddings after eating blood and shedding off the outer skin, and so be on the lookout.
The unfortunate thing is that these bedbugs feed on blood; they eat at night in the darkness, and his how they end up and succeed in making their home close to your beds where human beings sleep so that they can feed on blood. They will pierce the skin of the human they are feeding on and then they will use their skinny, straw-like mouths to draw blood. As they continue feeding they will become larger and engorged with blood. After the bedbugs bite you they leave your skin with a very irritating itch and when you notice this you have to cross check to confirm if your home is under invasion. The bedbugs are not known to spread any diseases unless one is allergic to the bedbugs.
Your home not being clean might not necessarily be the reason why your home can be under bedbug invasion.
Some of the ways that you can bring bedbugs home, include the furniture which you might buy and bring home and even through luggage after a vacation and stay in hotel where there are bedbugs. They will spread from one room to the next and also to the neighboring properties by simply crawling.
The bedbugs will bite you anywhere they can, and this means the bites will be on any part of your body, if you notice this confirm with other people if they have the same bites and then if they have start looking for the bedbugs evidence so that you can take the right steps in controlling and eliminating the bedbugs.