8 Tips to Prevent Bed Bugs Part 2
In part 1 of this entry, we discussed our first 4 tips for how to prevent severe bed bug infestations. If you haven’t gotten a chance to read part 1 yet, make sure to do so, now! If you have read part 1, then here are our final 4 tips for how to prevent bed bug infestations, and make sure they do not become a serious problem.
5) Keep your home clean- Bed bugs thrive in clutter, and messy environments. Make sure to keep your home clean and organized to help limit potential comfortable areas for them to live. Make sure to vacuum frequently, and try to assure that their common hiding places are kept clean.
6) Get help early- If you suspect a bed bug infestation, it is important to get help ASAP. The longer an infestation goes on, the more difficult it will be to eradicate. Try to catch these problems in the early stages, and get a professional in to help clean fix the problem before the pests are too set in. If you think you might have a bed bug problem, call us today!
7) Never bring infested items into the home- In our last entry, we discussed making sure furniture is pest free before bringing it into your home, and this also goes for any other items. If you suspect you were exposed to bedbugs while traveling, make sure all of your luggage or other items are free of bed bugs. Make sure to wash any clothes that may have been around bedbugs, and clean any other products. Once you get bed bugs into your home, it is hard to remove them, so always try to prevent them from entering in the first place.
8) Don’t panic- It may seem like the end of the world when you have bed bugs, but panicking won’t help anything. Just remember that it is a common problem, and with the right help, you can get rid of them quickly and easily. However, it is important to get on it as soon as you can.
Bed bug infestations can be a serious problem once they set in. However, if you follow these 8 tips, you will be able to keep your bed bug issues from becoming too serious. If you would like to learn more about how to avoid bed bugs, contact us today!