Found worldwide, bedbugs are most common in developing countries. Still, reports of bedbugs in luxury hotels are not uncommon. They are most commonly found in areas like hostels, hotels, shelters, and apartment complexes where there are many visitors coming and going.
Bedbugs are small, oval, brownish insects that live on the blood of animals or humans. Adult bedbugs have flat bodies about the size of an apple seed. After feeding, however, their bodies swell and are a reddish color.
Here are the 5 warning signs that you have Bed Bugs:
1.You have tiny itchy spots on your skin:
If you’ve found clusters of bites, especially if they are in straight lines of three, checking for bed bugs might be worth it. It isn’t a sure sign, though. People may have bed bugs and not know it because many people have no physical reaction to bed bug bites.
2.You didn’t check in your sofa:
Bed bugs are not only limited to beds and that’s one mistake many make. Make sure to clean and disinfect all furniture at your home. Sofas, chairs anything with thick cushion can be a nursery for bed bugs to grow.
3.Your sheets and pillow cases have dark stains:
Any odd stains on your pillowcases or sheets should be inspected and not written off. Bed bugs are nasty insects and they leave stains of excretions.
4.You had bed bugs problem in the past:
If yu have happened to be a victim of bed bugs, you are more likely to be infected again. Please check regularly and disinfect your bedrolls and other furniture regularly.
5.You have Pets:
Pet animals like dogs, cats, etc. are habitual go out and play in the dirt. When the return in and start play inside, it’s highly probable that are carrying bed bugs. Make sure to bathe and clean your pets properly at regular intervals.
Generally, it is safest and most effective to hire an experienced pest control professional for bedbug extermination.