If you find out that your bed or the other things in your home have the black small spots or you have the small itchy spots, red rashes or blisters when you wake up in the morning, then it could be the sign of the existence of he bed bugs. Those very little pests can invade the seams of your mattress, bed frames, box springs, headboards, and the other furniture. If you want something challenging, you can try to get rid of those pests because they are hard to detect and they can multiply rapidly. The thing is that bed bugs have to be eliminated as soon as possible as they can infest other areas of your home and cause the big problem.
In fact, bed bugs are not the indicator of how dirty a house is. They can live everywhere, even in the room of the most luxurious five starred hotel. Talking about the possible reasons of why your house affected by bed bugs, they can be brought through luggage, used furniture and beds, clothing, and the other items of household.
Do not panic too much because luckily, there are a lot of methods to naturally get rid of those annoying creatures that leave the itch in your skin and keep you awake at the night. Apparently, bed bugs cannot survive the extreme hot or cold temperatures. This fact makes the methods like steam cleaning, hot washes, and dying on the high hat become the options of the home remedies to eliminate bed bugs from clothing and bedding.
Hot steam is believed to be the best home remedy as it can destroy the bed bugs and their eggs without damaging the environment. All area can be covered by hot steam including the small crevices and cracks. It also can penetrate through the mattress lining and eradicate the infestations of the bud inside the matresses. To do this method, you have to set your steam cleaner above 140°F (60°C).
Killing the bed bugs using the vacuum cleaner is such an effected and simple way. You can find this tool easily including in your house. please make sure to get rid of the eggs of the bed bugs by using the stiff brush to loosen any bed bug eggs from the material. As bed bugs can hide everywhere, you have to vacuum all chairs and the other things such as furnishings, carpets, box springs, and mattresses and even curtains.
Aside from the methods above, you can try killing the bed bugs in smaller items by placing them in the freezer that has the temperature below 1°F (-17°C) for at least 2 hours. It is better if you put them for more than two hours to make sure that they die.
Does this thing work for the bigger area? For the bigger one, you are able to make your own natural bed bug sprays from the tea tree oil, lavender oil, or eradicate bed bugs by sprinkling the diatomaceous earth powder in the places that the bed bugs like to live.