The best way to kill bed bugs is to run your clothes and bedding through the dryer on high heat for 10-20 minutes. Wrap any infested furniture in plastic and place it in direct, hot sunlight for 24 hours. For stubborn infestations, use a bed-bug specific insecticide or spread diatomaceous earth around problem areas.
Killing the bugs in the walls is difficult because insecticide sprays cannot reach inside the space. Bug foggers do not penetrate through the walls well enough to destroy large numbers. Using the right type of insecticide allows you to get rid of the infestation.
Bed bugs suck the blood of warm-blooded animals during the night. After they have a nocturnal blood meal, they digest the substance and eliminate it. The bug's defecation can leave behind small black, red or brown spots on walls, along baseboards, mattresses or other home surfaces. A large infestation of the pests can leave behind considerable staining.
Preparing for Treatment Against Bed Bugs. Move the bed at least 6 inches away from the wall. Ensure all bed bugs, larvae, and eggs are removed from the bed, frame and headboard. (household dryer at high heat for 30 minutes), which will kill bed bugs and eggs. Washing alone might not do
If there are bed bugs in your mattress or box-spring they will start to die within two weeks, inside an encasement, but encasements should be left on for at least a year.There are many types of encasements so it is important to make sure you use an encasement designed for bed bug control.
Hi, I'm Rose with ZappBug and in this video we're going to cover the use of Diatomaceous Earth to get rid of bed bugs. Diatomaceous earth is a chalky substance made of fossilized sea creatures called diatoms whose bodies were primarily silicon dioxide. It's nontoxic and one of the safest ways we know of to kill bed bugs.