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Find out how to recognise bed bugs and how to get rid of them. In this guide you will also find several bonus tips on how to prevent a bed bug infestation when you travel.

Find out how to recognise bed bugs and how to get rid of them. In this guide you will also find several bonus tips on how to prevent a bed bug infestation when you travel.

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  • A SH RT GUIDE T BED BUGS
  • BED BUGS 101  As big as an apple seed.  Brown in colour.  Thin oval body.  No wings.  Feed on human or animal blood.  Active during night hours.
  • BED BUGS LOVE TO CRAWL IN:  Bags  Backpacks  Suitcases  Mattresses  Headboards of beds  Cushions  Electric appliances and outlets  Bags  Backpacks  Suitcases  Mattresses  Headboards of beds  Cushions  Electric appliances and outlets  Couches  Towels  Clothes  Mattresses  Any other item stored in a dark corner of your home.
  • PLACES MOST LIKELY TO BE INFESTED BY BED BUGS  Hotels  Motels  Hospitals  Student Housing  Apartment Buildings
  • SIGNS OF BED BUG INFESTATION 1. Bite marks on your skin when you get up in the morning, which look like a red itchy rash.
  • SIGNS OF BED BUG INFESTATION 2. Blood or faecal spots on your bed sheets or mattress.
  • PREVENTIVE MEASURES WHEN TRAVELING 1. Before the trip, spray your suitcases with a bug repellent. 2. At the hotel, check the bed, sheets, headboard and pillows for signs of bed bugs.
  • HOW TO TREAT BED BUGS AT HOME 1. Find the bed bugs eggs and spray them with rubbing alcohol. 2. Wash the infected items with hot water. 3. Fill any cracks and crevices, repair loosen wallpapers where bed bugs can hide. 4. If these methods don't work, hire a pest control team.
  • Created by Fantastic Pest Control