It is a misconception that bed bugs are confined to bed only, they can populate speedily and spread in entire room in small time frame. This is the reason that people fail to do an effective bed bug treatment on their own.
They are more than often found in mattresses, pillows, bed frame but that doesn’t mean that they are confined to it. Bed bugs can hide in almost any minute crack, and it can be next to impossible to find them unless they come out for food. A bed bug infestation is widespread and only an expert bed bug specialist can eliminate all the tiny monsters from your house.
How to find bed bugs
You must start looking for signs and start it with bed, look for blood stains, live bugs on the bedsheet and pillows. Also have a close watch on the eggs and egg shells that are shed by nymphs while growing up. Scan the couch, chairs, nearby area of bed, curtains, wall hangings etc.
How to deal with this menace
Bed bugs can live and remain active between at temperature as low as 7°C (46°F) but the survival chances become nil once the temperature reaches 45°C (113°F). Some bed bug specialist provides the heat treatment, which is considered to be the most effective bed bug solution so far. In this treatment, the entire room is heated to a temperature that kills all the bed bugs; no matter where they hide, they will be killed for sure.