The infestation of Bed Bugs is on the rise in Dubai. One of the best tips we can offer is guidance for the identification of these Pests. It is very difficult to spot them, however, they do leave behind a trail so you can check out for these signs to keep the bed bugs from biting you. It is important to understand what bug is biting you, especially when it comes to bed bug infestations.
If you are waking up with small itchy bites on your body, especially in a straight line of three, it is a warning sign that you have bed bugs.
Means to Tell You Have Been Bitten by Bed Bugs
It is very difficult to identify bed bug bites because they don’t look the same. Sometimes they are small rashy spots. Sometimes they are tiny red dots with no rashes whereas sometimes they are big scar with red inflammation around each bite.
The bed bug bites are painless for some individuals but later they turn into an itchy mark. Bed bug bites on any area of skin that is exposed while sleeping. Many people don’t even feel the bite itself. They are active mainly at night and drink blood while you are sleeping. They feed by piercing your skin through an elongated beak and withdrawing blood. If you have a lot of bites on your skin, it means you are bitten by many bugs. However, an individual bite cannot be from a bedbug. Understanding this helps to narrow down the possibilities of what bites you.
How to Detect the Bed Bugs?
If you suspect an infestation, remove your bedding and check it out carefully for any kind of signs. There will be blood stains on your bed sheets or pillowcases. As gross as it may sound, look for tiny black clusters since they leave their feces in many places. Also, check your closet since bed bugs can get into your clothes as well. Look for a scattering of skin sheds that may be white, tan or brown in colour. You may also look for white eggs which are about 1mm long. If uncertain, call an exterminator, who will know better.
Cleaning is the foremost step to get rid of bedbugs. One should clean up the places where bed bugs live. Clean the bedding, curtains, and clothes in hot water and dry them in sunlight. Scrub mattresses with a stiff brush that can remove bedbugs and their eggs. The bed and surrounding area should be vacuumed frequently. If your mattress is infested, get a new one. You can encase the old mattress into a cover and keep it covered for at least a year to make sure all the bugs are dead. Repair all the cracks and close all the openings between doors and windows.
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