Bed Bug Control & Removal: How to Get Rid of Bed Bugs? (346)

How to Get Rid of Bed Bugs? Here we’ll discuss how to control and get rid of bed bugs. It’s very simple and the best method of exterminate bedbugs. Remember, killing bedbugs with the help of exterminator is expensive and most people can’t afford it. So, they search for cheap and easy way to get rid of bed bug infestation. We explain this method briefly below:


Bed Bug Control & Removal: How to Get Rid of Bed Bugs?

To control and remove bedbugs or to get rid of bed bugs infestation you can follow the steps explained below:

01. Inspection:

Inspection is the first step to kill bed bugs effectively. You can ensure whether you have infested with bed bugs or not and if infested then what extent. Bed bug detector can help you to ensure its existence. Usually bedbugs infestation started from bed mattress. If so, throw out it and buy a new one. If you want to treat it then professional exterminator is the best. Check every possible places where bed bugs can be existed.

If you buy a new mattress then keep your old mattress inside bedbug proof vinyl cover and keep it like this to let them die due to lack of oxygen. But if the infestation is very serious then discard the mattress and buy a new one.

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#2. Cleaning

Second step is to clean everything in the infested room. Remove all the clutter from the room and put inside resealable plastic bag. Keep the plastic bag inside deep freezer at least 60 days to kill bed bugs and their eggs. Also you can kill them by over heat from a dryer running several times at maximum setting. Or keep the plastic bag in bright sun few hours and ensure there is enough heat to kill them.

For non-washable items you can take them to Dry Cleaner and inform them about the infestation. All dry cleaners may not be agree to clean infested things. Some of them may be agree but charge more than usual. Because to clean infested items they need special chemical and attention.

#3. Washing

Wash all the infested items with Washing machine at 140 degree hot water and dry them by cloth dryer at 175 degree. You can use a portable washing machine or heavy duty machine with recommended temperature setting. Non-washable items like animals and similar things you can keep in plastic bag and let them to stay in hot sun few hours.

Bed Bug Control & Removal: How to Get Rid of Bed Bugs?
Animal stuff in plastic bag and keep them in hot sun

#4. Treatment

Apply 1/4 cup of cornstarch in the vacuum bag and then Clean all bed frames, furniture, floor, carpet and cracks with vacuum cleaner. After cleaning remove the vacuum bag and seal it or tie tightly and then burn completely. Remember, this bag may contain live or dead bed bugs and their eggs.

Repair all lose fittings and flow hot air from dryer on cracks and crevices. Also you can use bedbugs killer spray to instantly killing them in cracks and crevices.

 

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