What one Needs to Understand about Bedbugs
Bedbugs can cause one to be very stressed when they invade your home. 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. The bedbugs can easily get into your home through the cracks or very tiny openings because of their flat nature, and they also can hide anywhere in your home. The bedbugs lay many eggs, and this is their way of reproducing. They are capable of laying hundreds of eggs in a lifetime. This means a bedbug’s population can increase very quickly.
Bedbugs normally shed their skin as they grow; they shed their outer shell like five times in the process of a bedbug maturing to its full size. Every time they want to shed its outer shell they have to eat first, so that they can be engorged, and then the outer shell 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 bedbugs love darkness and feeding on blood, and this is one of the reasons why you will find them mostly on the bed cracks. They can stay on a human skin feeding for some minutes. They will continue sucking blood from your skin until when they are full. 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
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.
Some of the ways that you can bring bedbugs home, include the furniture which you might buy and bring home and even through luggage after a vacation and stay in hotel where there are bedbugs. They will spread from one room to the next and also to the neighboring properties by simply crawling.
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.