Once clear of bed bugs prevent recurrence by enclosing mattress and pillows, removing clutter, and reducing hiding places for the bugs. Each bed leg or caster can be placed in a container of talcum powder or wrapped in adhesive tape (sticky side out) to act as a barrier to the bugs.
Bed bugs like to live in cracks and crevices in furniture. The number of bed bug outbreaks around the world are on the rise, but local experts say they are still relatively rare in New Zealand,
Bed bugs often set up camp in seams of fabric, such as this one found by Shailendra Narayan in a Wellington home. Those trading in the capital's average summer temperatures for warmer shores run
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Bedbugs are active mainly at night and usually bite people while they are sleeping. They feed by piercing the skin and withdrawing blood through an elongated beak. The bugs feed from three to 10