Bed bugs can bite you on the legs, hands and arms, but are more likely to feed on your neck and head. One reason these bugs are so sneaky is that their bite doesn't hurt, so an affected person doesn't often notice until and unless they have a reaction. A bed bug will most likely get you on the face, since they prefer bare skin.
Bedbugs do hide in the seams and crevices of your mattress. Since these nocturnal insects feed on your blood, it is to their advantage to live close to the place where you spend the night. But that doesn't mean bedbugs only live in mattresses.
Many people do not react at all to the bite of a bed bug—many bites leave no mark and go completely unnoticed. Unlike those of other insects, bed bug bites may sometimes appear in tight lines of multiple, small, red marks where multiple bed bugs have fed along an exposed area.
Look for the bugs themselves or their bloodstains, especially along the seams of mattresses. Further, look for dark spots of insect waste where bedbugs might crawl into hiding places on furniture
Typically, they hide near the food source, so you will usually find them within 5 feet or so of the places you spend prolonged periods of time. As an infestation grows, they do tend to spread further away from the main feeding area, though. NOTE: The lists below only account for bed bug hiding places in areas where people are living. They don't account for how the hitchhike their way into your life in the first place.
Bedbugs do not have nests like ants or bees, but tend to live in groups in hiding places. Their initial hiding places are typically in mattresses, box springs, bed frames, and headboards where they