What one Needs to Understand about Bedbugs
Bedbugs can cause one to be very stressed when they invade your home. They are common pests that can affect your home and people do not know much about them. There are ways that you can know if your home has bedbugs and the ways in which you can take care of the invasion.
Bedbugs are small bugs, and they are oval in shape and brown in color. Because of their flat shape, they can easily slip into a gap which has the thickness of a business card, and this helps them to hide away in spaces as very tiny as in plaster. The way in which they reproduce is by laying many eggs. The bedbugs are able to produce hundreds of eggs in a lifetime. Because the bedbugs produce many eggs they can grow their population fast, and by attracting just a few bugs into your house, your home can end up having a serious infestation, and this is attributed to their fast nature to reproduce.
The bed bug will shed their skin before they mature and this happens at least five times. Before the bedbugs sheds off its shell they have to eat first and when they are enlarged their skin will come off. Sometimes you can get the skin that the bedbugs have shed off on your beddings and this is how you know that they have infested your home.
The unfortunate thing is that these bedbugs feed on blood; they eat at night in the darkness, and his how they end up and succeed in making their home close to your beds where human beings sleep so that they can feed on blood. They can stay on a human skin feeding for some minutes. As they continue feeding they will become larger and engorged with blood. After the bedbugs bite you they leave your skin with a very irritating itch and when you notice this you have to cross check to confirm if your home is under invasion. The bedbugs are not known to spread any diseases unless one is allergic to the bedbugs.
You might think that your home is not clean and that is why you have bedbugs but this not the case, and especially because they feed on blood of humans and animals.
They can get stuck on your clothes , bought furniture or luggage if you are in contact with a couch that has bedbugs, and they can also crawl into your home. It is good to alert your neighbors that you are having bedbug infestation so that they can take the necessary measures and avoid spreading the problem as they can easily craw from your home to your neighbors home.
The bedbugs will bite you anywhere they can, and this means the bites will be on any part of your body, if you notice this confirm with other people if they have the same bites and then if they have start looking for the bedbugs evidence so that you can take the right steps in controlling and eliminating the bedbugs.