Living with bedbugs in our homes is usually annoying. There presence and be embarrassing as most people believe that it results from poor hygiene of which is not true. It is very annoying to wake up in the morning scratching every part of your body that the bedbugs have bitten. Some people live with the bedbugs but they are not aware. It is not possible to get rid of the bedbugs if you are not aware that they are bedbugs. The first step before getting rid of the bedbugs is ascertaining their presence. Here are some of the important information about bedbugs.
Bedbugs are always small and move by crawling. They have a fat round body and are brown. They can easily access any tiny space within your furniture. The bedbugs can rapidly increase in number since a mature female can lay hundreds of eggs. The growth life cycle of a bed bug involves shedding of the outer skin and stops once it has reached maturity. You can also ascertain the existing of the bedbugs in your home if you come across the skin debris.
Bedbugs usually have a long lifespan and feed on blood of animals such as dogs and cats and even human blood. The bedbugs usually feed on humans while they sleep especially at night that is why they are common in beds. They can penetrate to through the skin since their mouths are sharp and straw like. The itching of the bitten parts only starts after the bedbug has stopped sucking of blood. You should not be concerned about contracting a disease because of the bedbug bites because it is impossible.
The presence of bedbugs is not associated with the degree of cleanliness in your home. Bedbugs only exist if they are carried into your home. You can carry them on your body or new furniture. You can carry bedbugs from a different place that you visited that is infested. If you are living with neighbors who are having bedbugs you are likely to have them in your home too since they can easily crawl into your house. You should know that there is a distinction between a bedbug bite and other insect bites. The distinctive feature of a bedbug bite is the swollen core.
Once you have confirmed that you have the bedbugs in your home you should find out the most efficient way to get rid of them. Since bedbug is a common problem, companies have been established to combat their infestation. The pest control companies are capable of getting rid of the pests in the most efficient manner. You can also get rid of the bedbug yourself by thoroughly cleaning all the rooms until all the bedbugs and eggs are gone.