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What are the Symptoms, Causes, and Prevention of Bedbugs?

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They are termed as bedbugs as their evolution in the human environment: bed mattresses, sofas, clothing, and other soft furnishings etc. They also cultivate in the dark. Bedbugs are considered a growing problem in all types of households including private homes, dormitories, cruise ships, army barracks, and shelters.

Symptoms

Bedbugs are prone to feed on the hosts while they are asleep. They draw blood from their hosts in a painless way. While the bedbugs are feeding, they inject a little amount of saliva into the skin of the host. If they are feeding on one particular host for several weeks, the host may react sensitively to their saliva and the chemicals constituted in it. There are chances that the host might also develop an allergic response.

Bedbugs are like fleas, they bite the host in rows. There are probably two or three bites in each row. This is because the bedbug is intervened while it is feeding, and then returns about half an inch further down to its next bite.

The bedbug bites may visible quickly or sometimes it may take up to 14 days to become visible. The bites are larger than fleabites. They do not have a red dot in the center, instead they are tend to be raised and red. It has been very rare that the host might have an anaphylactic reaction to bedbug bites.

Causes

They may evolve in a new home when luggage, furniture and bedding is moved in. Be careful while buying second-hand furniture and never buy a used mattress. Carefully inspect the furniture to detect bedbugs or their droppings. Even the vacant homes which seem clean may be infested with bedbugs. They can survive for over two months with no food. They can also move from one apartment to the next via hollows and holes in the walls and the tubes.

Prevention

You must know that éliminer les punaises du lit is a difficult task. You can encase the mattress and the box spring as well in a protective cover. Some pest control firms do sell them. Visit solutioncimex.com for a variety of products that can help you protect from infestation.

After encasing, the bedbug trapped inside will eventually die. If you are traveling, prevent putting your luggage on the bed to reduce the risk of carrying bedbugs home in a suitcase. You can also vacuum your luggage, when you return home and ensuring to get rid of the vacuum contents in a tightly sealed bag. Dispose of the bag in a trashcan.

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