How do you rule out bed bugs? In this episode, Jeff White describes what to do if something is biting you but you can't figure out what it is. To see how to properly inspect a bed for bed bugs
Bed Bugs in Walls. It is a common misconception that bed bugs, Cimex lectularius, are only found in beds. The reality is that you can find bed bugs in walls, furniture, carpeting and other locations in your home. If you are wondering, "Where do bed bugs hide," keep reading to find some of the most common sites for an infestation. Hiding in
Here's how to find bed bugs there: Carefully pull back the bedding and look for signs that bedbugs have been around like blood spots and fecal stains. Thoroughly check the mattress, paying particular attention to edges, seams and air-holes. If possible, turn the mattress on its side to inspect the under-side too.
Check secondhand furniture, beds, and couches for any signs of bed bug infestation before bringing them home. Use a protective cover that encases mattresses and box springs to eliminate many hiding spots. The light color of the encasement makes bed bugs easier to see.
Where Do Bed Bugs Come From? Many people think of bed bugs as only coming from dirty, poorly maintained environments. As it turns out, this isn't really the case. Bed bugs can be anywhere, including in a hotel room that looks clean and orderly to the naked eye.
The good news is ff you find that you have been exposed to bed bugs, there are simple measures you can take to help stop them from spreading. If you live in New Jersey and think you might be dealing with an infestation in your home or business, Cowleys Pest Services offers effective bed bug removal and preventive solutions.