In this episode Jeff will discuss the proper way to dispose of bed bug infested furniture. The first point to discuss is that disposing of infested furniture is often not necessary as most items should and can be salvaged.
Bed bugs can hide in just about any kind of furniture, tucking into the corners, seams, and undersides. If a credit card can fit into a crack in your furniture, a bed bug likely can too. They can't jump or fly, but they are skilled climbers, and most materials can be traversed by them.
12 Easy Ways to Get Rid of Bed Bugs Permanently 1. Know the signs of bed bug activity. The key to preventing bed bugs from spreading is being 2. Vacuum the house thoroughly. Vacuum the house completely and not just the bedrooms where 3. Wash infested items in hot water. This is an easy way
Nothing is worse than bed bugs, right? Those pesky little creatures can make you seriously uncomfortable and cost you tons of money replacing furniture. But you can treat your furniture without spending money or having to throw it out. You will need to inspect everything thoroughly and make sure to to follow every step properly.
If you suspect you have bed bugs in your couch, use a flashlight to inspect the couch seams, in between the cushions and around the frame. Keep in mind that tiny bed bugs are about the same width as a credit card, so if you can fit a card into a little crack, then a bed bug can get in there, too.
Bed bug Furniture Removal Services. Clean bedding, linens, curtains, and clothing in hot water and dry them on the highest dryer setting. Place stuffed animals, shoes, and other items that can't be washed in the dryer and run on high for 30 minutes. Use a stiff brush to scrub mattress seams to remove bedbugs and their eggs before vacuuming.