When bedbugs invade your home they are very nasty, and no one wishes that this would happen to them. However many people don’t know much about them, besides that they are very common domestic pest. This is the reason why it is important to be educated and informed about what you should look out for or the ways that you can prevent the bedbug invasion in your home in the first place.
They are brown, and they are oval. Due to their small and flat shape the bedbugs can hide just about anywhere in your house and can fit in very small gaps, just the size of business cards. The bedbugs lay many eggs, and this is their way of reproducing. They are capable of laying hundreds of eggs in a lifetime. This enable the bed bug population to grow tremendously and very fast.
The bed bug will shed their skin before they mature and this happens at least five times. The bedbugs skin will come off when they are enlarged after drinking blood. 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 bedbugs will normally make their homes on the bed cracks, couches and this gives them the advantage to suck your blood and especially when its dark. They will pierce the skin of the human they are feeding on and then they will use their skinny, straw-like mouths to draw blood. As the bedbug feeds on your blood, you won’t wake up and notice the bites immediately, as they are painless when they happen. And then after the bites the irritation and the itching starts, and you will notice this in the morning when you wake up. Despite the fact that they are not known to cause any diseases apart from the people who are allergic, they will spread very fast and can cause a lot of stress because of your body itch due to the scratches
Your home not being clean might not necessarily be the reason why your home can be under bedbug invasion.
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.