They mentioned that bed bugs are very particular about where they live and that dryer sheets will deter them. That day I placed one dryer sheet (Bounce) on each corner of the box spring and one on each side of the mattress.
Dryer sheets do not kill bed bugs or get rid of them. If you put dryer sheets in one location, the bed bugs simply move to a nearby location. A dryer sheet under your mattress won't keep bugs out of other parts of your bed.
I have used dryer sheets to repel bed bugs. I had an infestation and by placing them under my fitted sheet and behind my headboard I got some relief. Of course you must also follow up with other
Area Service. Put 8 to 10 dryer sheets on the surface of your mattress before you put your sheets on. Place 1 to 2 dryer sheets inside your pillowcases. Put dryer sheets in your clothes and linen closets. Bed Bugs are repelled by scented dryer sheets. 5. Wrap the legs and bed rails of your bed with duct tape.
Washing and drying with hot water, dry cleaning and heat treating will kill bed bugs in bedding, draperies, pillows, cushions, area rugs and other household textiles, too. Just make sure that the heat penetrates all the layers of the items you're cleaning.
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