To get rid of bed bugs, start by machine washing all of your infested bedding with hot water. If one of your infested items can't be washed, seal it in a plastic bag and put it in a hot, sunny area for several days until the heat kills the bed bugs.
To get rid of bed bugs follow these steps: Search > Thoroughly check all seams, cracks and joins around beds, curtains, carpet edges, skirting boards, picture frames, electrical sockets and other furniture in the affected and adjacent rooms.
Bed bugs are very difficult to get rid of once an area has been infested. They are nocturnal feeders rarely seen during the day and their flat bodies make it easy for them to hide in cracks and crevices in mattresses, linens, behind baseboards and inside furniture. NZ Pest Control offers EPA-approved bed bug control services.
Bed bugs usually feed without detection by the host, although some people with bed bug infestations report a restless night's sleep. Bed bugs generally bite in a linear pattern (a line) on exposed areas of skin such as the face, neck, hand, and arms.
Kill the Bed Bugs. Steam cleaners (wet or dry) can penetrate into cracks and fabrics to treat carpets, baseboards, bed frames, and other furniture. Steam temperature must be at least 130 o F, but should not have a forceful airflow (use diffuser) or it may cause bed bugs to scatter.
A mysterious rise in bed bug infestations has been met with calls to be wary of secondhand furniture and warm climates. Despite Wellington's dismal summer, callouts to exterminate bed bugs have