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Bed bugs general information

You just realise that you may be victim of bedbugs infestation ? You got rid of it ? It becomes a recurring problem? You are at the good place! This site wants to share some basic information and tips on how to get rid of bedbugs.

Wanna get rid of bedbugs by yourself ? Check-it out.

Here is a webpage on products that can be used in the fight against bed bugs. It is interesting to see that it is possible to hunt these creatures without spending thousands of dollars. It is also necessary to know the right products available to destroy them. It seems that the products listed and described are available in the USA. Good luck to all our bedbugers colleagues.

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How to get rid of bedbugs

Several experts and especially the past victims of infestation of bed bugs will tell you that the first step to eliminate bed bugs is to limit the main location of infestation: protect your mattress.


You can treat your mattress and box spring at hot steam. Wrap them in a special sealed cover to avoid any activity of bed bugs from it.

You will find it in all good stores covers anti-allergen in which you can wrap your mattress. This first step may remove 80% of the problem since the main living areas of the bed bug are the seams of mattresses and their buttons. Make sure you cover your whole because the bedbug can survive without food a whole year!

Wash your bedding and duvets in hot water. Go to the dryer for at least 20 minutes at high temperature.

Prevent bed bugs accessing to your bed. Several methods are available to you. Make sure your bed is remote a few inches from the wall. Protect the legs then. A sticky tape on both sides can be wrapped around each leg. It will an insurmountable barrier to bugs. Another method is to place plastic bowl covers under the legs of bed in which there is a ring of petroleum jelly. You may also put your bed legs in bowls of water. Bedbugs dont like water...


There are three effective ways to kill bed bugs. Exposure to heat, cold exposure and exposure to appropriate pesticides.

All clothing and personal effects should be bagged or puted on sealed boxes. Then expose them for six days at -7 ° C or three days at - 18 ° C, or one hour at over 100 ° F. The bugs should not survive. Remember to treat all toys and stuffed animals of your children, having previously washed them at hot water.


Wash all the furniture (vacuum, steam, soap) well below the drawer, the rods, the underside of furniture.

Dont forget to inspect all the ornaments, frames, chairs, and anything with cracks or places where bed bugs may hide (eg, lamp, clock, power outlet, etc..) Treat these places with a appropriate insecticide powder/spray. Read and follow the instructions given by the producer of the product.


The bed bug larvae are microscopic. To eliminate the maximum reproduction and the risk of recurrence of infection, it's necessary to apply some extraordinary measures:

Wash your bedding regularly in hot water with bleach.

Get regular vacuuming around the apartments (especially under beds).

Try not to leave any piece of cloth on the floor.

It is still a good idea to call a professional who can assist you in applying insecticides approved and safe. Among those that appear effective against the bed bug, there are particular product based on pyrethrin and pyrethroid. We also find boric acid, an inexpensive product that can be used in areas difficult to access.

The Bed Bugs Registry

Look-up where bed bugs has been reported at the Bed Bug Register of North America.

Since the site has open in 2006, The Bed Bug Registry has collected over 20 000 reports from 12 000 locations all over North America.

You can also check in their free database if you will rent an apartment that has been infested by bed bugs or if they have been bedbugs reports in the hotel you plan to stay for couple of days. It could save you lots of time, money and nightmares.

Bedbugs situation in New York city

Bed Bugs trap !

Bed Bugs bite and your health

As many of you want to know how looks a bed bugs bites, here's a video of some victims. You should know that only in one night, bedbugs can bite up to 500 times the same victim. This can induce anemia to children and frail poeple. It also psychologicly disturb people just by the fact that they have to deal and to sleep with those sucking creatures.