If you have been waking up in the morning with little red spots on your body, then you might be the victim of the little monster in your bed. Bed bug love dining on human blood and although you don’t feel any pain when it bites, but these red spots can be a sore and itchy one. Bed bugs can carry diseases, but are not known to transmit them to humans. While some sources claim that bed bugs are to blame for the spread of leprosy, Q-fever, oriental sores and brucellosis, these cases are poorly documented. The greatest risk posed by bed bugs is the irritation of bites or the psychological concerns resulting in lack of sleep and stress. Definitely, you don’t want any of these happen to you and your family, so let’s take a look at how to detect bed bug and some simple ways to get rid of it.
Beg bugs are very tiny and extremely difficult to detect. However, evidence of a bed bug infestation may be found in bedding and on mattresses. Live bed bugs leave clusters of dark brown or black spots of dried excrement on infested surfaces. Bed bugs also exude a subtle, sweet, musty odour. Besides that, you are able to sign the infestation of bed bugs by observing the red spots on your body, mostly found on the torso. These red marks are small and will usually have a dark red centre. Of course, you can also tell there are bed bugs if you found some tiny blood spots on your bedding as you accidentally squashing of a well – fed bed bugs when you moving around throughout the night.
Bed bugs sound horrible and are not an easy task to get rid of it. Try some simple solution first before consulting a professional exterminator. You can wash your bedding in a boiling water or even better if it reaches 120 degree Celsius or more. Furthermore, vacuum often and dispose of the collected debris immediately. Chemical treatment is always the most effective ways to eliminate these tiny beasts, but they should only be used by a professional. Make sure you are under the consultant of professional before using these dangerous chemicals.