When children scratch these itchy wheals, infection may arise. Children can’t control the scratching, especially that bed bug bites are more itchy than dust mites or mosquito bites. There are reports that when these wheals get infected due to scratching, bullous eruptions happen.
Some individuals develop insomnia, anxiety, and stress due to bed bugs infestation. They didn’t “have a good night, sleep tight and don’t let the bed bugs bite” night.
— Hiding Places of Bed Bugs
People always aspire of having a good night sleep and say every night to their household members this adage “good night sleep tight and don’t let the bed bugs bite”. A good night sleep for every American is a night of comfort, night of uninterrupted sleep, and night without mosquitoes, dust mites, and bed bugs.
So, in order to “have a good night sleep tight and don’t let the bed bugs bite night”, find the hiding places of bed bugs and exterminate them.
Bed bugs are small, flat, reddish brown, oval-shaped insect that can live in almost any crevice where a warm-blooded mammal usually stays. Their breeding place are normally in the bedroom and the living room where people sleep and stay longer than an hour. Bed bugs want to be adjacent to their source of food.
Once you see a single bed bug on your dress, on your couch or comforter, it undoubtedly means that your house is 100% bed bugs infested. And this also confirms your suspicion since you can’t “have a good night sleep tight and don’t let the bed bugs bite night”.
Seams of mattresses, head boards, wooden bedside table and wooden furniture are the first few places that you should look at. If you see a reddish brown stain on these places, you need to look for an exterminator to treat your house for bed bugs. This also means that you have to throw your comfy couch as well as your bed.
Yes, you must throw away even your favorite couch. Incredibly, bed bugs can survive for eighteen (18) months, that’s 1 1/2 years, without feeding. Bed bugs in your bed springs and foam can escape insecticide. A single female bed bug survivor can lay 300 eggs and this simply means another infestation in your household.
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