The Life of A Bedbug

It is annoying to have the bedbugs in your home. Presence of bedbugs is always associated with being dirty of which is not the case and that can be embarrassing. It also frustrates to wake up in the morning and start scratching the itching bedbug bites all over your body. A good number of people cannot tell the presence of bedbugs in their homes. Lack of knowledge about the pests can undermine your efforts to get rid of them. The first step before getting rid of the bedbugs is ascertaining their presence. The article herein discusses some of the information that will guide you to say whether the creature is a bedbug.

Bedbugs are always small and move by crawling. They have a fat round body and are brown. The bedbugs are capable of penetrating through tiny spaces around your furniture and particularly the bed. Bedbugs multiply very fast since a single mature female lays hundreds of eggs. Bedbugs usually shed their outer skin up to five before they grow to maturity. Therefore, the presence of the skin debris is also an indication of the presence of the bedbugs.

Bedbugs feed on blood from humans and other animals such as dogs, and cats. The bedbugs usually feed on humans while they sleep especially at night that is why they are common in beds. The bedbugs usually have sharp straw-like mouths that enable them to penetrate the skin and suck blood. You will only be able to tell bedbug bites once it has stopped sucking of blood because of the irritation. Bedbugs are not able to spread diseases so you should only be worried about the irritating bites.

Making your home clean is not an immunity to bedbug infestation. The only way that bedbugs can get access to your home is if they are physically moved. You can carry them on your body or new furniture. You can carry bedbugs from a different place that you visited that is infested. Another source of bedbugs is from the neighborhood as they can move by crawling. The bite of a bedbug is usually different from those of other insects such as mosquitos and fleas. The bite of a bedbug usually have a swollen core.

The next step after confirming the existence of bedbugs in your home is getting rid of them. Several businesses deal with pest elimination such as bedbugs. The most efficient way to get rid of the pest is through the pest control companies. Another way of getting rid of the bedbugs is by cleaning all the rooms in your home until all the bedbugs, and their eggs are gone.