If you can find bed bugs early, your chances of removing them before infestation takes hold is much greater. A bed bug infestation can cost you thousands of dollars. Bed Bug ALERT monitors help
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This is perhaps the most challenging part of do-it-yourself bed bug control. If you catch an infestation early you may not need to do anything more than treat and isolate your bed as described above. But if an infestation has spread to other parts of the home, bed isolation may not be good enough.
Catching an infestation early on is critical. The longer bed bugs are in your home, the harder they are to get rid of. That being said, bed bugs are known to be professional hiders, so finding them in the first place is a challenge in and of itself.
If you have a bed bug infestation, it is best to find it early, before the infestation becomes established or spreads. Treating a minor infestation, while an inconvenience, is far less costly and easier than treating the same infestation after it becomes more widespread.
Bed bugs' small size is actually one of their strengths. It enables them to hide in almost anything without being easily noticed. However, if you're always on the lookout for the signs of their presence, you could detect them early. And while there's not yet many of them, that will allow you to get rid of them quickly.