Bed Bugs

Bed bugs can be a great problem once they infest your home and start multiplying. They live in all the crevices and cracks in the walls and floors, in the creases and folds of your mattress etc.

They even travel from one room to another during the night without being noticed.

If you have this problem at home then you will be looking for an effective treatment to rid your home of them as soon as possible.

Using Insecticides

One of the simplest and easiest methods of getting rid of them is to use an insecticide. But you have to be very careful while using it because it may contain some chemicals which can cause allergic reactions.

So remember to keep your children and pets away while using the insecticide.

Instead of using this treatment some people may prefer calling the professional exterminators. You may have to spend a huge amount of money if you want the experts to get rid of the bugs in your home depending on the level of infestation and the difficulty in removing them.

Sometimes, you may also have to move out of your home temporarily when the treatment is carried out. Also, the chemicals used could be harmful to your health. So you can look for other alternatives also for killing the bugs and making your home bug-free.

Do It Yourself

Instead of taking the help from the professionals if the costs are prohibitive you can always use a DIY treatment. However, you may have to spend some time and effort for getting good results that will be effective and will last.

First of all you really ought to clear the room you will be working on of all clutter to make the task as easy as possible. Remove all the unwanted items, put them in a box and dispose them. Then gather all your clothing, bedding and other items and wash them in very hot temperature to make sure you kill any insects on them as well as their eggs.

If required you can also dry them on high heat for about 10 minutes. Then use the vacuum cleaner to clean the entire area including the crevices and cracks to remove all the insects that might be hiding in there.

You can also use the steam cleaning machine to kill the bugs. Alternatively, it might be a great idea to use a really good bed bug spray for more effectiveness at getting rid of the pesky critters once and for all.


No one likes the thought of sharing their bed with such loathsome little creatures, any more than there is any particular affinity with cockroaches! So taking the necessary steps to eradicate bed bugs and then prevent their re-infestation is an important task.

This form of pest control is something that is not so difficult to do as long as you know what to do. And if you don't, simply call on the professionals to do the job for you!