By Pays to Live Green
Bed bugs have been a hot topic recently. They are no longer only in our beds or hotels, but now being found in the workplace, movie theaters and even in schools. With their resurgence, people are taking desperate measures by beginning to use dangerous chemicals to get rid of them as they did many years ago. There are other safer and more natural solutions that can help us fight against these pesky little bugs.
Though bed bugs do not carry disease and only cause skin irritation, they are still a pest that you don’t want in your home. Once bed bugs infiltrate your home, fighting against them can be extremely difficult. By taking a few measures, you can avoid getting them in the first place.
By making sure that you bedding materials are cleaned on a regular basis can help prevent these creatures from making your bed their home. If you leave sheets on your bed for weeks without cleaning, it can be a breeding ground for these creatures.
Second Hand Items
I have mentioned several times about buying items from consignment shops to save a little money and get more use out of a perfectly good item. When buying items, especially furniture, do a quick inspection on the items to make sure they are free of bed bugs. If there are signs of an infestation, you may want to avoid the item or make sure it is free of bed bugs before bringing it into your home.
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