Tip 10: Out For Blood! – How to Kill Bed Bugs

Once you discover that bed bugs are out for your blood…

This is the 10th tip in the series “Bed Bugs: 12 Tips to Help You Sleep Easy.” If you’d like to have a copy of these tips for offline viewing, grab your FREE eBook here!

you better be out for theirs!

However, trying to rid your home of a bed bug infestation on your own is not recommended, you’re probably not a master in how to kill bed bugs .

To effectively carry out “the kill”, it’s really something that you’ll need to hire a professional for. (Psst…hey, I’ve got a guy that’ll handle this for you. He’ll make your problem disappear.)

If you want to do something in preparation for the extermination, here are some tips:

Wash EVERYTHING in extremely hot water. This includes clothes, sheets, curtains, throw rugs, and anything else that can go in the washer.

Vacuum relentlessly!

If you are traveling, vacuum out your luggage and all bags inside and out.

Pay close attention to the seams.

At home, vacuum all furniture, carpets, and floors.

Make sure you change the bag outside, as hatchlings can wiggle through stitch holes.

Prior to the arrival of an exterminator, there may be some additional instructions for preparations, such as:

  • Pile up furniture
  • Reduce clutter for easier inspection
  • Remove artwork or any wall hangings
  • Remove light-switch plates
  • Caulk wall and wood cracks

Talk to the exterminator to find out what your best course of action is to begin your “battle of the bed bugs”.

Once you’ve claimed victory, be sure to use caution when you travel, and keep an eye out for these pests so they don’t come back for another visit.

For Bed Bug Service Techs that you can trust, contact us online, or give us a call at (800) 314-8813. We’re glad to help!

– Keith