Bed bugs are probably one of the most hated pest as they are kind of difficult to be eradicated. If you life in apartment, you probably know that bed bugs readily move from apartment to apartment. Unfortunately, a lot of people unaware of this situation. When one apartment is affected, joining units including left side, right side, above, and below should be be assumed to be affected unless the inspection and monitoring shown different situation. To make sure about it, you have to ask every tenant whether they have bed bugs. According to recent study, only half of apartment residents homes who admitted or knew that their homes are affected by the bed bugs. This percentage is such unfortunate.
Until this time, the best way to eradicate them is to hire the pest control which has experience on controlling the bed bugs. To hire the pest control, you have to prepare your wallet because this can be expensive and beyond mean of many people. If you think you cannot afford to hire the pest control and you feel like you want to try getting rid of bed bugs by yourself, there are several things you can do. Before attempting one, you have to prepare yourself well because exterminating bed bugs in your home means that you must have tons of patient, diligent, and some hard work.
As stated before, there are several methods that can you try to kill the bed bugs. Some people use pesticides to get rid of them all. however, pesticides alone are not the right answer to the bed bugs. Nowadays, most of the used pesticides are at moderately effective at controlling those annoying pests, including the professional products and customer products advertised to control the bed bugs. In fact, pesticides must be used with safety as the main thing along with the attention to proper application to work well.
Aside from pesticides, another favorite thing to eliminate bed bugs is bed bug bombs. Most people believe that bed bugs bombs are effective to get rid of bed bugs well. The question is, are bed bug bombs effective to kill the bed bugs? Unfortunately, the answer to the question is no. When bed bug bombs release a pesticide that contain pyrethrin (the chemical that used to treat the bed bugs) to the air in your home, people might think that this one is the effective way to get rid of the bed bug infestation. It seems so wrong but the fact shows so. In fact, it is one of the least effective methods you can use for any problems of insect. The things like aerosol “bug bombs” or “fumigators” are mostly ineffective is getting rid of bed bugs. For your information, aerosol insecticides mostly kill the insects including bed bugs that are exposed and out of their hiding places. This one cannot reach those hidden baseboards such as in cracks and crevices of the bed, under the carpet edging and in walls. In conclusion, the bed bug bombs will not reach those hidden areas adequately to kill all the bed bugs in your home.