1 in 5 Americans either has had bed bugs, or knows someone who has. And the problem isn't going away. It's actually getting a lot worse. Hosted by: Michael Aranda ----- Support SciShow by
Using pine sol will result in some dead bed bugs and some cleaner bed bugs but it's not a 100% effective type product for such use and there are better choices. However, inhalation of the vapors if the product is over used may be problematic for some individuals as well.
The lemon scented Lysol all purpose cleaner also seems to kill roaches. I haven't tried Pine Sol. I wonder if it would work on the giant Florida palmetto bugs that fly in the window at night. I'm kind of a tomboy and I'm not really scared of most bugs, but a Palmetto bug flying at my head can make me scream like a little girl.
MECHANICAL BARRIER: Bed bugs will avoid large amounts of it, so it must be spread out as a thin dust. Michelle mentioned mopping once a week with Pine Sol, but I'm also reading about bleach and alcohol. rubbing alcohol, not the kind you drink, even though you will need some wine when dealing with all of this. Is it a Bed Bug?
Read and learn more about does bleach kill bed bugs? and How to Kill Bedbugs with Clorox bleach? K-9 Patrol is another method and the New Weapon to detect Bed Bugs . Pepe Peruyero, the owner of J&K Canine Academy, started a pest control business with trained dogs to detect termites.
Surprisingly, most successful bed bug elimination plans don't include bleach, but heat! Heat is one of the best ways to kill bed bugs and their eggs. To kill bed bug in an entire house, exterminators have been known to use costly heat treatments that increase the home temperature high enough to kill all the bugs.