Tip: Eggs are not placed on the host's body (the person sleeping in the bed), but the eggs are found on surfaces near where the host sleeps. Bed Bug Inspection Tips: Look in any place that offers darkness, isolation and protection to the bed bug. Inspect adjoining rooms where an infestation is found.
A fully fed adult bed bug is about the size and shape of an apple seed. An unfed bed bug is more round and flat like a tick. Newly hatched bed bugs are the size of a poppy seed and are golden in color. Their eggs look like small grains of white rice, about 1 mm in length (sorry for all the food references).
Bed bugs are one of the most difficult pest problems to eradicate quickly. By far, the best solution for bed bugs is to hire a pest control company with experience successfully controlling bed bugs. Unfortunately, this can be expensive and beyond the means of many people. If you feel you cannot afford to hire a professional, and want to attempt do-it-yourself bed bug control, there are some
Fortunately, a new study by Narinderpal Singh and others from Rutgers University has identified two low-toxicity products that are surprisingly effective against both bed bugs and their eggs. EcoRaider™ and Bed Bug Patrol™ are essential oil-based insecticides available over the counter and via the Internet.
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This bed bug killer is also effective on the types of bed bugs that have built up immunities to a lot of the insecticides. This bed bug spray is great for spot treatment along trouble areas that are prone to bed bugs. Spray along your mattress and box spring and around your mattress seams for long-lasting protection against bed bugs.