Finding proof comes first when dealing with any pest. Prevention never hurts, but treating for bed bugs when you have fleas is a waste of money. Take the time to learn the symptoms and causes of bed bugs before spending money.
Assemble a plan.
When getting rid of bed bugs on your own, having a plan is necessary. We’ll help you put together a plan the pros would use on your budget. Our printables, bed bug tool reviews, and example plans make it easy.
Conduct your treatment.
Spraying randomly is dangerous. Knowing how to use each tool will get you the best results too! Whether it’s steam, sprays, or heat, each tool has a dedicated page loaded with tips to help you use them like a pro.
Track the bugs.
Tracking infestations is essential. A single surviving female bed bug can give rise to another full-blown infestation in weeks. Tracking is as easy as knowing where to check for symptoms and installing monitors.
5 Signs of Bed Bugs
Think you might have an infestation? Here are the 5 symptoms you should look for.
1. Bites2. Stains3. Eggs4. Molts5. Live Bugs
Bites are the first symptom most people notice. They aren’t enough to be 100% sure. Bites normally appear shortly after waking up in rows of two or three.