Cimex lectularius or widely known as bed bugs are small parasitic insect which breeds easily. Their bites can cause irritation and allergies to the skin that will be very itchy and disturbing. Because the size is small, bed bug are rather difficult to detect. But of course, that’s no reason for us not to root them out. Here are some ways you can use to eradicate the bed bug.
How To Get Rid Of Bed Bugs
As mentioned earlier, there are several other ways that can be used to eradicate the bedbugs. One of them is by using insecticide. However, the use of insecticides is actually at risk for your health, because the content of toxins in insecticides can have a negative effect on humans, especially in children and pregnant women. Although the levels vary from person to person, it still has a negative effect. To eradicate the bed bugs, you also do not want to sacrifice your health and family, do you? Another method to eliminate bed bug is by storing the bed sheets and other furniture that fit into the freezer for several weeks. Very low temperatures can also kill the bed bug as a whole. In addition, it is also considered safe because it does not use hazardous chemicals. However, it is of course not as effective as the steam method because not all goods and furniture can fit into the freezer.
Another way is to close the cracks and cracks in the wall or in bed. This will reduce the number of potential sites for them to nest and close their mobility access. And the best of all is, of course, preventing the proliferation of bedbugs. Especially for those of you who have not been attacked by bed bugs, this can be done by maintaining the cleanliness of your home, especially the bedroom. Make sure you clean your bed every day and replace your bed linen regularly. If necessary, also wash the sheets by using disinfectant materials to prevent the development of other harmful organisms.