Getting rid of bedbugs begins with cleaning up the places where bedbugs live. This should include the following: Clean bedding, linens, curtains, and clothing in hot water and dry them on the
Desiccants (chemicals that dry things out) can be particularly effective in some situations since they work by drying out the bug (which means the bed bugs can't develop resistance). If using desiccants, be sure to use only products registered by EPA as a pesticide .
If you ever do have to get rid of bed bug infested items, place them in plastic bags that are large enough to cover the item and label it clearly as "infested with bed bugs" or toss in dirty diapers and coffee grounds to avoid further spreading by dumpster divers and such.
When a bed bug infestation is discovered there are multiple methods for controlling it. Be aware that it will take time and patience; there is no quick fix for eradication. There are both chemical and non-chemical approaches are available. While using one or the other works, an approach that uses a combination of both can be the most effective.
Two insecticides commonly used to kill bed bugs are becoming less effective against them, according to a study published today in the Journal of Economic Entomology.
If they get into bed with you, they can leave red, itchy welts all over your body. Fortunately, you can get rid of bedbugs. Be patient as removing bedbugs often takes some time and effort.