Can This 1 Simple Tip Really Kill Bed Bugs For Good? Bedbugs are able to live and survive outdoors, provided that it is not freezing cold. They freeze to death and cannot survive in temperatures below 25 degree Fahrenheit.
Bedbugs (or bed bugs) are small, oval, brownish insects that live on the blood of animals or humans. They often enter your home undetected in luggage, clothing, and used beds or couches.
Common bed bugs are found almost anywhere their host can live. Tropical bed bugs (Cimex hemipterus) require a higher average temperature than the common bed bug and are found in tropical and subtropical areas.
Technically, bed bugs can live through a cycle in the washing machine. The truth is that while washing your clothes or linens will kill most of the bed bugs, the heat of drying your items is what will ultimately exterminate any and all remaining bugs. As we mentioned above, bed bugs do not tolerate heat.
So where do bed bugs live? Bed Bugs like to hide in small cracks and crevices close to a human environment. They can be found behind baseboards, wallpaper, upholstery, and in furniture crevices. Bed bugs are also known to survive in temporary or alternative habitats, such as backpacks and under the seats in cars, busses and trains.
Bed bugs spread from one person to another in the clothing or luggage of travelers. The bugs are picked up from infested areas, particularly in public places such as motel rooms. They are then carried back to your place of residence. In the case of an exceptionally serious infestation,