How to Get Rid of Bed bugs from Mattress

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Bed bugs are small brownish insects shaped like an oval. These insects survive with the blood of humans and animals. Their size is about 5 millimeters across but these bedbugs are very Sharpe, quick, and reproduce very quickly. An adult bedbug shape like a flat apple seed and the real trouble begins when they reproduce. A lady bedbug can lay up to hundreds of eggs in one meeting and produce three generations per year.  Due to their size, they are not clearly visible; the only symptom that shows we are surrounded with bedbugs is when we feel itchy.

  • The Hiding Places of Bedbugs:



 Usually, bedbugs live in a group. They can sneak into your house pretty easily because they are very small in size. Bed bugs can come into the house with shopping bags, clothing, used beds or couches, or through some other stuff. They can hide under your mattress, box springs, headboards, and bed frames where they can easily reach us to bite. With the passage of time, they may move from room to room. Bed Bugs can scatter through the bedroom to other places in the house or a protected location. They can easily spread to nearby rooms and places.

  • The effects of their bites:

 If a bug bites a person it can easily identify through some of the visible spots on your body. Like you may notice some spots and signs of blood on your sheet. The most common sign of bugs bite is itching. You feel swear itching and sometimes lesions, wheals on your skin that can spot up to 5 centimeters in diameter. But that spots can be easily visible.

Bedbugs usually bite at night because a person usually sleeps on the bed only at night. They hide under the mattress and along with the piping. bed bugs live close to the people from where they can easily bite.

  • How to get rid of bedbugs?

 Although bedbugs are pretty small in size and not easily visible still there are a lot of ways to get rid of bedbugs. You can call a pest control service if you really need them to clear the mess out and completely eradicate the bugs. Yeah! This process is very easy but expensive too and it can be costly sometimes. So if you don’t have the budget to do so, don’t feel like out of option because there are other authentic options available there.

There is an old method used by years to kill bedbugs with the help of some essential oils. Oil works as suffocating bedbugs easily and famous Oregano oil and some other essential oils make you get rid of bedbugs easily.

Another way to kill bedbugs is through different chemicals which are safe in use. Some of the essential Chemicals that can be used to kill the bedbugs are as follow:

  • Pyrethrins
  • Pyrethroids
  • Desiccants
  • Biochemical


  • How to get rid of bedbugs from Mattress:

Nobody wants to spray alcohol or toxic chemicals all over there bed or mattresses because it could be dangerous to your health so there are some easy ways to do so:

By washing your bed sheet and all your blankets and let all that stuff dries in a high temperature that will surely kill all the pests.

Another important way to get rid of bugs from your mattress is to clean all the hidden areas through a vacuum cleaner. Separately clean your mattress and box spring to make sure that bugs won’t grow up there.

Another essential way to get rid of bed bugs is to purchase a special bug proof cover that covers your mattress and box spring too. That cover work as a shield between you and bedbugs as the bugs who are trapped inside will die due to starving and the bugs outside the mattress can no longer hide.

These are some of the most common and essential ways to get rid of pests and insects.

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