Do you have a problem with Bed Bugs? You have come to the right place, here at Pretoria Pest Control we can give the advice you need, and we can tell you how to go about to get rid of these nasty invaders. Bed Bugs gets traveled quite a lot if you didn’t know. They travel by luggage, clothing, bedding and furniture. How to get rid of Bed Bugs can be tricky as you need to clean all bedding, linen, ect. By cleaning I mean get everything washed on a very high temperature, you also might want to use a chemical spray witch you can buy. Bed Bugs can be persistent so you are going to have to do this a few times.
How to get rid of Bed Bugs and signs to look for:
When you realize that you might have a Bed Bug problem there is signs you can look for. Usually you will get bitten during the night, therefore the bites more or less resembles a mosquito bite witch can cause a rash. Bed Bug bites swells and they can burn, you will notice the bites will be in the form of a line.
To look if you have Bed Bugs you have to look in the right places. On your mattress you will notice dark spots that looks like dried blood, you will find these spots in the seems of your mattress or if you have a headboard look behind it you will also notice blood. Bed Bugs can not only be found in your room there is other places you can also find them, places you didn’t know will even have a Bed Bug problem. These places include under school desks, restaurant benches, chairs and hospital beds. There are many more places that i didn’t mentioned.
Treating and controlling Bed Bugs:
Like I mentioned before there are multiple ways on How to get rid of Bed Bugs. Lets discuss all the options. Get all the laundry, bedding or linen you might think is infested and get it washed at a high temperature at a minimum of 50’C. You can also tumble dry most of your stuff witch you don’t want to throw in your washing machine, you can do that as long as the temperature stays hot.Another way how to get rid of Bed Bugs is by steaming. Try to get hold of a device that can generate enough steam. This device you can use in all the corners, this will kill any Bed Bus and eggs that you might have. Try to vacuum your house and beds more than usually this will help with the situation getting worse. The vacuum will pick up any eggs and Bed Bugs that you might have missed.
If the problem gets worse you might want to use some insecticide, or if you want you can give our Pretoria Pest Control team a call, and we will come sort it out.