The skin of bed bugs look like a hollow bug, their eggs usually look a lot like tiny rice, and if you are bitten by bed bugs you'll notice a group of red, itchy welts on your skin. Home Remedies You can use home remedies to both kill the bedbugs and to stop the itchiness caused by bedbug bites.
The most effective steamer I've ever used in my many fights against bed bugs is the PureClean XL Rolling Steam Cleaner. This steamer is heavy-duty, built to last, and produces a great covering of extremely hot pressurized steam - exactly what you want in order to kill bed bugs and their eggs on impact.
Vinegar can kill bed bugs if it comes into direct contact with them and it may help repel them from areas where it is sprayed. However, vinegar cannot be your only defense against bedbugs. For one, vinegar only works if you can see the bugs, and often they will hide or even just be too small to see easily.
Bed bugs tend to congregate, but it's also common to find a single bug or some eggs here and there. A thorough inspection and treatment may take up to several hours. Some companies use specially trained dogs to assist in finding small dispersed infestations, especially in such places as hotels, schools, libraries and office buildings.
Rubbing Alcohol. Yes, rubbing alcohol will kill at least most of your bed bug eggs, if it can contact them. Rub it on your legs and arms and the back of your neck before you sleep to deter bugs. Spray it on your mattress and box spring. Spray it under your bed on the carpet and along the baseboard of your bedroom.
What Temperature Kills Bed Bugs? Can Heat or Cold Kill Bed Bugs? While bed bugs are sensitive to changes in temperature, there are plenty of myths about what temperature kills bed bugs. The pests cannot be eliminated simply by turning off heaters in winter or sitting infested items outdoors on a sunny summer day.