Bed bugs are a small but difficult pest to have to deal with if they have invaded and infested your home. These pests can move throughout your home and go undetected if they aren't exterminated quickly. They can multiply and move throughout your home quickly, and before too long they will infest your entire home. These pests can be exterminated, but it can take a lot of work to do this. For this reason, it should be left to a professional pest control expert. Read below for a few things you can do to help control the population of these pests in your home.
Clear Away Clutter
Clutter can be attractive for these pests, so you need to clear out any clutter you have in your home, especially clutter that you have sitting on the floor of your home. If you have a lot of clutter, it can be a great place for other pests as well, not just bed bugs. You need to clear out the clutter in your home and clean as much as possible. Put away belongings so they are off of the floor and not stacked up on furniture as well.
Bomb Your Home With A Pesticide
Bomb your home with a pesticide to kill these pests. You can use the pesticide bomb on every floor of your home to kill these pests, and you can use multiple bombs if you have a lot of square footage. Use the pesticide bomb according to the manufacturer's instructions. Set off the bug bomb, then leave your home. Be sure to remove all pets from your home before you use the pesticide bomb. Then remember to air out your home before you return to the house and before any of your pets are allowed back inside.
Vacuum And Clean Thoroughly
You need to vacuum and clean everything thoroughly to help get rid of the bed bugs that you have. They may be on the hard surfaces of your home, or they may be crawling through the carpeting of your home. Clean all of the hard surfaces, and clean your carpeting, emptying the canister outside so the bed bugs do not come back into your home.
If you have seen signs of bed bugs, or they have started to bite you, leaving you with bite marks and welts, you need to hire an exterminator to get these pests under control and prevent these pests from ever returning.
Reach out to a company that offers bed bug treatments to learn more.