Bed bugs are the kind of insects that survive on your blood. They would come out at night when you are in deep slumber attack your body and have a fulfilling dinner with your blood and once the bed bug has bitten you it would move on without you even coming to notice of it until you wake up the next morning to see a red scar or a swelling on any part of your body. A bed bug bite generally leads to a rash or welts on skin.
Bed bugs are so tiny that you can’t even see them during full daylight. But despite being tiny, a bed bug bite is very itchy. Their biological clocks work so well, they somehow know exactly when their prey would have fallen asleep and that’s the time when they come out.
Following are some of the things that you can do to get rid of the bed bug bites:
Professionals are an expert and they know exactly how to get rid of bed bugs. Ridding yourself from a bed bug bite cannot happen in a spur of a moment, it needs proper planning which only an expert can do. But here is a piece of warning for you, be ready to discard any piece of furniture if the expert advices you to. It could be because that piece of furniture is infested by bed bugs and could spread in your entire house so the best thing to do is to throw it away.
Professionals can easily be contacted by calling up pest control companies in your locality. After you are done calling them, just wait a while and they would show up at your place within a few hours.
Normally, if you are live in an apartment, it is the responsibility of the landlord/lady of the building to make sure that bed bugs have not infested any apartment. They need to take measures to make sure whichever apartment is coming up with complaints regarding bed bug bites are taken care of.
Professionals normally take not more than a few hours to check the house for bed bugs infestation. They normally check the entire house to find out which areas have holes and creeks. Furniture’s are also checked especially the beds. If any furniture is doubted to be infested by bed bugs they are advised to be discarded because ridding the furniture of the bed bugs is a difficult job.
Herbs can be used
For centuries herbs have been used to treat any ailments and with time their use has evolved with modern medicine. There are several types of herbs used for treating different medical problems. Chinese herbs are the most famous of all.
Certain herbs are the major ingredients of the modern day pesticides and insecticides. If it weren’t for these herbs, bed bug bite would have been even more frequent then it already is.
Some of the herbs used in these chemicals can be very dangerous hence it is advised that you should let the experts handle them. You might not use it in the appropriate way which may have damaging effects to your health.
However herbs alone cannot be used to kill bed bugs. It must be mixed with other chemical to make the insecticides to have the desired effect.
Another method of getting yourself safe from a bed bug bite is to cool down your room temperature to atleast below 32 degrees Fahrenheit. Bed bugs cannot survive the chill. However this method has a low success rate because the temperature has to be maintained at this level for atleast two weeks to have the desired effect.