Bed bugs are wingless, oval-shaped insects. Their bodies are small and flat and can be very hard to detect in your home. The bites usually look red and swollen with a dark red center, or there may
Bed bugs are most often found in the bed, where humans spend most of their nights. It makes logical sense for bed bugs to be most active at night while humans are in bed with them. Should you find yourself developing those itchy welts while laying in bed sleeping (or trying to sleep), it's likely bed bugs are the problem.
A common question we receive through phone calls, emails, and blog discussion is "what causes bed bugs?" People that have infestations are usually experiencing bed bugs for the first time in their life, due to bed bugs experiencing a fairly recent resurgence in North America.
An infestation of bed bugs is caused by spreading the bugs from one place to another. Bed bugs aren't likely to latch on to you or your clothing as a way to get from one place to another.
The Most Common Causes of Bed Bugs Let's start with a bad news - there are numerous reasons to get bed bugs. And bed bugs don't discriminate when they are in search of a new home. It doesn't matter
Apart from bed bugs, the most common insect that bites us when we're asleep, is the mosquito. They are also parasitic, where the female species of mosquitoes need to feed on blood in order to lay eggs. Mosquito bites cause an itchy sensation only for a few minutes. The skin swells up after a mosquito bite but is absolutely harmless.