More than a million Americans have been bitten by bed bugs this year, and many have had trouble identifying the creatures.
Some are having trouble even finding their pets.
Here are some tips for catching bed bugs before they bite.1.
The first step to avoiding bed bugs is to stay inside.
Most adults can be bitten by a bedbug, but adults over the age of 14 are more likely to be bitten.2.
Don’t put your hands in the air.
If you can’t see the insect, use a towel or blanket to catch the bug and throw it away.3.
Check your home.
Look for any signs of bed bugs, including any eggs or mites.
If they aren’t there, or there’s no evidence of bedbugs in your home, you should contact your local health department.4.
Wear long sleeves, gloves, and face masks.
If there are no signs of a bed bugs bite, get out of the house.5.
Make a plan to get rid of bedbug eggs.
If bed bugs are present, you may need to dispose of them.
If a bed is left in a warm place and it catches on fire, dispose of it immediately.6.
Get a vacuum cleaner.
If your bedroom is in a bedroom or bathroom, a vacuum can help eliminate bed bugs from your home if they get into the water supply.7.
Use insecticides to remove bed bugs.
Some insecticides are not effective at killing bed bugs as quickly as other products, so they can be used if you need to kill bed bugs quickly.
If the bed bugs in your area are infested with bed bugs and you are unable to get to them, you can use these products instead of chemical products: dicamba, amoxicillin, imidacloprid, imipramine.8.
If not using insecticides, use some of these products: amoxicilline, ampicillin, rifampin, and chloramphenicol.