There will be more Trust me. Insect populations are like that, if there's enough of them around so that you can actually find one, then there's more where that one came from. Especially if they don't fly, like bed bugs. If you want to find
Even if the bed bug came to your house as a single stowaway, if it was a pregnant female, there could have been enough time for her to begin repopulating a new army. Carefully Inspect The Surrounding Area For More Bed Bugs. There is only one way to determine if the bed bug you found was a loner or part of a larger tribe- start investigating.
If you find one bug, you need to determine if there are more. That's because while one bed bug might not seem like a big deal, if that one bug is a female, there could be a lot more on the way. A well-fed female bed bug can lay up to 250 eggs during her lifespan. That's a lot considering bed bugs only live from four to six months.
No matter the type of account or number of bed bugs found, the curious bed bug inspector needs to determine the likelihood if the bed bug was simply "dropped off" or if there is a more significant infestation of breeding adult bed bugs lurking nearby.
One bed bug is on an average of 4-5mm, so no, you can not see bed bugs with the naked eye.
Bed bug expert Lou Sorkin from the American Museum of Natural History and two very busy pest control operators join Howdini's Kimberly Austin with everything you need to know to how to tell if you