Bed bugs are most commonly found in mattresses and furniture or nooks and crannies around the home such as gaps in your bed frame, while fleas inhabit the furry animals in your household and do not feed exclusively on humans as bed bugs do. You can also see the details of how big bed bugs are, compared to fleas.
Bed bugs or sand fleas can really ruin a trip (trust me). Read my advice & Susanna's tips on how to prevent and kill bed bugs / sandfleas while on vacation. Curing the itch can be harder with a language barrier, but you'll be glad to come home bug-free.
Luckily, there are a few ways you can figure out whether the bites you have are from a flea or bed bug. fleas or bed bugs Their Appearance Although the descriptions of these two pests sound quite similar, especially with regards to their coloring, it can be difficult to tell if bites are from fleas or bed bugs .
Unfortunately, foggers do not work against bed bugs. They may reduce the size of the population, but just force the bed bugs into the walls. Within 2 weeks they will come back out and begin biting again. Bed bug bites also have clear centers and itch. You can also see bed bugs with the naked eye.
If the place you're in was vacant for two months, and these are bed bugs, they could have retreated to some places you wouldn't likely look and be returning to those places after feeding. Bed bugs tend to bite near major arteries and the bites tend to be in a line or circle of twos or threes, because they move when a person shifts around during sleep and then they bite a different nearby spot.
Bed bugs are wingless, oval-shaped insects. Their bodies are small and flat and can be very hard to detect in your home. The bites usually look red… READ MORE