Bed bugs have become one of the most annoying insects that thrive in modern households.
In the United States, health experts and authorities that infestation of the insect ceased after the World War in the 1940s. But somehow, in the 1990s, bed bugs reappeared in local households.
There are a few factors that are believed to have led to the reoccurrence. For one, travelers from across the globe are blamed.
As bed bugs disappeared in the country during those decades, they have, on the contrary, proliferated in Europe, Africa and Asia.
The discomfort caused by bed bugs
Bed bugs are primarily blamed for a number of skin irritations. If you happen to wake up one morning with red and swollen parts all over your body, chances are, bed bugs have bitten you. They might have feasted on you while you were sleeping.
Bed bugs are tiny, wingless creatures that crawl into furniture surfaces, floor, walls and beds. They are so small, that one you can hardly look at them with your bare eye.
Bed bugs live in crevices and very small holes and cracks in floors, furniture, walls and ceiling. What’s more, they can even make your bed a big paradise and habitat and eventually consider you the unlikely guest in your own bed.
It is in this reason that most of you, for sure, want to kill every bed bug that will cross your sight.
But one thing, killing bed bugs is just as hard as actually capturing or looking out for them. Bed bugs go out of their hiding places at night time. They tend to hide and keep under their sanctuaries during daytime.
That is why, finding them is really a hard task. You know how harder it is to look after tiny crawling creatures at night.
Killing bed bugs
To effectively kill bed bugs, there are handful of guidelines and checklists that you should adhere to or follow.
As a start, you have to make sure that bed bugs really exist in the suspected areas. How could you kill bed bugs if there are no bed bugs in the first place to kill?
Second, inspect your room. Check the floor, the wall and the ceilings for tiny openings, cracks or holes that can store up or serve as a hiding place for these annoying insects.
Make sure to clean your room or the household regularly, taking particular attention to the suspected areas. It is this particular measure that will ensure that bed bugs will not thrive longer or will not choose to live with you.
There are handful of insecticides and pesticides that are deemed effective at killing bed bugs. These insecticides and pesticides are openly easily accessible and purchasable in the market. You do not need any prescription or permit to buy them.
But be sure you know how harmful and poisonous they are. They can really be effective in killing bed bugs, but they can also, unintentionally, kill you or other people that may come in contact with them.
Most insecticides that kill bed bugs come in the form of sprays. It is because sprays are the most effective form to carry out harmful chemicals to bed bugs’ system.
No, bed bugs are not killed by inhalation. They are too resilient in that department. Sprays work in killing bed bugs by destroying bed bugs’ protective covers or skin.
To be able to kill bed bugs by that means, manufacturers put powderized silicon and glass granules into the spray. When you spray such insecticides, some of the white molecules that are sprayed out are actually these powderized materials.
That fact makes sprays more dangerous to humans. Imagine what harm it may cause you if you inhaled such powderized materials. That may lead to internal wounds and minor hemorrhages inside your system.
To effectively kill bed bugs, it is advisable that you seek the help of professional pest control experts. They know better than you do for sure when it comes to killing bed bugs and other pests.
Pest control companies invest in personnel trainings, innovations and equipment to ensure the success of every pest control operation. Some of the equipments may even be non-affordable for you.
Pest control experts kill bed bugs the more effective and safer way. They know better how to handle certain chemicals and pesticides. That would reduce health risks to you, your family and your neighbors.