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Learn How To Protect Your Home From Bed Bugs and Protect Yourself From Bed Bug Bites

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How To Protect Yourself From Bed Bug Bites

Bed bugs aren’t just a menace because they are hard to detect and hard to get rid of. Bed bug bites are itchy and depleting. They don’t just affect you physically but also emotionally, leaving you exhausted and paranoid. There are a few ways you can protect yourself from bed bugs and bed bug bites.

Why It’s Important To Protect Yourself From Bed Bug Bites

If you find you already have a bed bug infestation in your home, there are a few things you can do to protect yourself and your loved ones from getting itchy, awful bed bug bites. Preventing bites is important because it allows you to have a little time to heal and sleep while you deal with your home’s infestation.

Why Do Bed Bugs Bite Some People More Than Others?

You might think that bed bugs have a peculiar habit of liking some people more than others or you may find that some individuals in your house are getting bit more than others. What you are recognizing is not that some people get bit more than others, but rather that some people have stronger reactions to bed bug bites than others do. Everyone in your house may have the same number of bites, it might just appear otherwise. 

 

But there may be some truth to the fact that bed bugs do have preferences. One study showed that bed bugs prefer the type of blood they were raised on, though they will eat any meal they have access to. Bed bugs are attracted to carbon dioxide which is what humans breathe out during our natural breathing process. If bed bugs detect a high amount of carbon dioxide in one area they will head for that location. They have a similar predilection and ability to detect heat and human pheromones and will be drawn toward this sensory information as well.

 

Confuse Bed Bugs

For the health of your home, you should seek immediate help in getting rid of termites. Termite eradication is a job for trained professionals. A pest control expert can inspect your home and provide you with an estimate for remediation. Be prepared to replace any parts of your home that have been damaged by termites and be aware that most homeowner’s insurance policies don’t cover damage made by termites. That’s why you’ll want to find a pest control provider that guarantees their service and will inspect your home annually to make sure those pesky critters don’t come back.

Block Bed Bug Bites

The other approach when it comes to protecting your body from bed bug bites is to physically prevent them from being able to reach you. You can buy special pajamas that cover every inch of your body and, including mesh covering for your face and sealed entrances for your hands and feet. You can also sleep wrapped tightly under layers of sheets and comforters so bed bugs can’t get to your skin. Both of these tactics help alleviate bed bug bites, but won’t get rid of bed bugs.

What To Do About Bed Bugs

While there are steps you can take to try to lessen the amount of bug bites in an infestation, none of these steps will rid your home and life of bed bugs altogether. The only real way to get rid of bed bugs is by calling a knowledgable and capable pest control service to inspect and treat your home. 

 

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