Bedbugs are tiny insects from the Cimicidae family. They survive by feasting on the blood of human beings as they sleep. Bedbugs are not a health hazard, but they can leave red bumps on your skin. These bumps itch, and can be a source of embarrassment. If you know how to examine your mattress for
Quite often bed bugs are brought home after travelling or moving from house to house. These insects feature really tiny sizes thus they can easily crawl into all the tiniest cracks and corners. After some parasites get into your premises, they will very quickly spread all over the house and rapidly multiply giving you even more trouble.
FAQ: How Do I Know if I Have Bed Bugs? Too many of us have been in this situation: you wake up one morning to find itchy bite marks on your arm or leg. You panic, remembering about that news story you saw on TV or that horror story your neighbor told you.
Have a pest-control service do a microscopic evaluation. This is the only sure-fired way to tell whether you have dust mites and are allergic to other things in your home (chemicals, insect droppings, etc.).
The short answer is that if you have had a professional treatment and if it has been three weeks since the end of the treatment with no signs (i.e. bites, live bugs, new fecal matter or casts skins) of continuing infestation, then it is likely that your bed bug infestation has been controlled.
The only way to know for sure if you have bed bugs is to produce an actual sample of the bug itself (methods for doing this are discussed below). Do not automatically assume that any bite-like mark is a bed bug bite.