For some reason, a common mentality is that this DIY bed bug trap is an affordable way to treat a bed bug problem. This doesn't really make any sense, though - traps are used to detect an infestation, to monitor for bed bugs, and (in the case of the ClimbUp Interceptors) to stop them from reaching you. While this trap might help you
Create a Co2 Bedbug Trap using The "Missouri Method" Joel Z. Williams. DIY Bed Bug Monitors: Creating a Trap Around the Bed Leg DIY Bed Bug Monitor - Sugar/Yeast C02 Trap - Duration:
Bed Bugs: Lures In general, you cannot solve a bed bug problem by attracting and trapping bugs: there are simply too many bugs that are breeding ahead of their losses. We had (presumably) brought very few bugs home in our luggage, so every one we trapped was one less bug in the room.
The trap uses a 4 gallon container with 150 grams of active dry yeast, 750 grams of sugar and 3 liters of warm water (100o F). Place all 3 ingredients into the container and stir for 5 minutes or
To make CO2, you need: 2 cups of sugar 1 envelope (8g) active dry yeast 2 quarts of lukewarm water (40C or 100F) The mixture should last 2-3 weeks It will make CO2 as long as the liquid is light tan color and cloudy with few slow rising tiny bubbles forming a thin ring on…
These traps resemble two tiny bowls, one inside the other, into which an individual places the four legs of the bed. The idea is that bugs traveling to the bed will become trapped in the sticky outer bowl, while bugs that have already fed and are attempting to leave the bed will become trapped in the inner bowl. Active Traps