The presence of bedbugs in our homes is normally irritating. It is also embarrassing to have the bedbugs in your home as most people will think that you are dirty. No one would wish to wake up in the morning with their body full of itching bedbug bites. Some people live with the bedbugs but they are not aware. It is not possible to get rid of the bedbugs if you are not aware that they are bedbugs. To get effectively get rid of the annoying pest you should be sure that they are bedbugs. The article herein discusses some of the information that will guide you to say whether the creature is a bedbug.
Bedbugs are usually tiny and move around by crawling. Another important feature is that they have a flat oval body. They can easily access any tiny space within your furniture. The bedbugs can rapidly increase in number since a mature female can lay hundreds of eggs. The growth of typical bedbugs involves shedding of skin around five times before it grows to maturity. Therefore, the presence of the skin debris is also an indication of the presence of the bedbugs.
Bedbugs usually have a long lifespan and feed on blood of animals such as dogs and cats and even human blood. The bedbugs usually feed on humans while they sleep especially at night that is why they are common in beds. They can penetrate to through the skin since their mouths are sharp and straw like. They suck the blood for several minutes, and the bitten spot starts itching once they have stopped sucking blood. You should not be concerned about contracting a disease because of the bedbug bites because it is impossible.
The presence of bedbugs is not associated with the degree of cleanliness in your home. Bedbugs can only reach your home if they are physically carried from one place. They can be found in new furniture or on your body. You can carry bedbugs from a different place that you visited that is infested. The bedbugs can also crawl into your home from the neighbors. You should know that there is a distinction between a bedbug bite and other insect bites. The distinctive feature of a bedbug bite is the 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. It is easier to eliminate the bedbugs if you hire the services of a pest control company. If you want to get rid of the bedbugs yourself, you should clean all your rooms thoroughly.