Re-rise of Bed Bugs - Alliance
August 22, 2013

Re-rise of Bed Bugs

Written by Alliance Environmental

The re-rise of bed bugs is growing rapidly in many cities.A bed bug infestation is the last thing you want in your home or building. Today we will be sharing some facts about bed bugs. We have talked about how to check for them and our latest blog post about bed bugs was about how to inspect a hotel room for bed bugs. Bed bugs find men and women by detecting our body heat. Bed bugs use two tubes to numb the skin and drink the blood for about 5 minutes. Bed bugs try to eat every 5-10 days. Just imagine how many individuals are being bitten in such a short period of time. There are several places you can check for bed bugs.

-Mattress seams

-Bedsheets, mattress tags, bed skirts, and pillow cases

-Under the bed

-All furniture in the room

-Inside of nightstand drawers

-Closets (particularly in the corners of the closet. They like to hide in there)

You may be coming back from vacation or you may be getting ready to live in a dorm. Check the designated areas listed above for bed bugs. In a previous blog, we talked about how to be alarm of bed bugs in dorms. There are many students who move into one building and many students bring in their items from home. If you find any traces of bed bugs being in your environment let someone know.Familiarize yourself with how they look as well so you may easily identify whether they are bed bugs or not. Read more about bed bugs in dorms HERE. If you need assistance in eliminating bed bugs from your home, business, or school Alliance’s “Team Heat” division can assist you. Visit our website and like our Facebook Community Page to learn more about bed bugs.

*Below is a detailed infographic on more FACTS about bed bugs.

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