How Do You Prevent Bed Bugs From Biting?
Bed bugs can be next to impossible to get rid of. Your first step should always be to contact a professional exterminator or landlord if you rent. However, this may not be enough, especially if you are in an apartment and the bugs keep coming from your neighbors. Read on to find out how you can stop bed bugs from sharing your bed, and you can start sleeping again. Start by checking your mattress and replace if it is severely infested. If it is savable, purchase a bed bug cover to prevent the pests from getting in or out of your mattress. You can also get covers for you pillows. Take all of your bedding – sheets, quilts, pillows, stuffed animals – and place in the washer and dryer on the hottest settings. Dry clean if necessary. Heat will effectively kill the bed bugs. Take the mattress off the frame. Spray the frame thoroughly with a bed bug spray, making sure to get in all the cracks where they may be hiding. Remember, a bed bug is very flat and can fit in the tiniest of places. Now t