What Attracts Bedbugs?
Where Do Bedbugs Come From?
Having bed bugs can be an extremely traumatic experience. There is nothing worse than waking up in the morning to start your day only to find small red bumps and rashes on your skin. Their bites can be serious business and can lead you to a doctor’s appointment . That’s why we don’t take any chances when it comes to your home or business.
What Attracts Bed Bugs?
Bed bugs are highly attracted to carbon dioxide, which we breathe out, which is why they are able to find us in the dark during the night. They are extremely difficult to get rid of once you have them. They usually come out to bite you during the night when you’re sound asleep. You usually won’t be able to feel their bites until the next day when you start scratching and noticing that you’ve been bitten.
Did you know that bed bugs have nothing to do with how clean your home is? They have been found in some of the top hotels in the world. Even government offices or known famous people have had them at one point. It’s a common misconception that there is a relation to cleanliness when the truth is that any of us can get them at any time. They simply travel from place to place and they don’t discriminate based on how clean or dirty you are.
They have been found on trains, cabs, in cars, in homes, offices, hotels, schools and just about everywhere. While, it’s definitely important to maintain a clean environment to prevent ample hiding places, it has nothing to do with getting them in the first place.
Trying to remove them on your own is extremely stressful, tedious and chances are you will not be able to find all of them or their eggs, which means the problem will not go away.
The reason why they are so hard to remove is that they have very agile bodies that can slide into the tiniest crevices in your home, such as around your kitchen, around your baseboards near your bed and even in the cracks in your floor. They can virtually be anywhere and they can live for an entire year without food, which makes them extremely difficult to deal with.
So call a professional bedbug eradicators, call a pest control!
As the life cycle of a bedbug changes it may be even the smallest bedbug latches onto your clothing, crawls inside your bag or laptop and gets a ride to a new location in which it goes in search of a new host, because of this bedbugs can often go unnoticed until there is a more severe problem when people are waking with bites and start to see blood splatters on their sheets.Since it has become apparent bedbugs can be picked up just about anywhere it is important to know the most common places that could expose you to a bedbug infestation
- Hotel rooms
- College Dorm rooms
- Used furniture which has been exposed to bedbugs
- Sleeping in someone’s bed
- Overseas visitors staying over
- Students regularly moving from one premises to another