Green Pest Solutions – Bed Bugs

If your home has been invaded by bed bugs, you will have a tough time getting these unwelcome guests to leave. There are steps you can take to get rid of them without resorting to dangerous chemicals that may not even work.

Accurately identifying bed bugs is half the battle when it comes to the war on these blood-sucking creatures. Here, you’ll learn what they look like and where to find them.

Bed bugs enter homes from other infested areas by hitchhiking on clothes, bags, and personal items, as well as used and new furniture. Read here to find out more about how they make themselves at home in mattresses, wall cracks, furniture, and floors.

Want to fight off pests without harming your family and pets with dangerous chemicals? Learn here about using diatomaceous earth as an insecticide. This non-toxic powder kills insects on contact to safely reduce infestations in your home and garden.

While it’s still cold out, many pests – especially mosquitoes and other biting pests – tend to die out or hibernate. Unfortunately, there are still many pests that like to invade in winter, and it’s important that you take the necessary steps to stay safe.

All hotels and all motels can be at risk for bed bugs, because cleanliness has almost nothing to do with bed bug exposure. So make sure you’re keeping to these strategies in order to remain free of bed bugs all year.

Pests will come back once the weather warms up again, but if you correctly prepare for preventing pests in the new year, you’ll be able to decrease the number of pests you endure in 2016.