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Getting rid of bedbugs requires a multi-step approach of eliminating any visible bugs, encasing the bed in special covers and placing interceptors under the legs of the bed. Bed bugs are very difficult to eliminate, and ... More »

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Adult bed bugs can be seen with the naked eye and are almost white to brown in color, although they redden after feeding. Bed bugs' bodies are small, flat and oval in shape. They are wingless and grow to about 0.2 inches... More »

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Red, itchy, raised bumps in a line or cluster are symptoms of bed bug bites. Bed bugs are not particular about the areas of skin they bite, attacking any area of skin left exposed while sleeping. Their bites do not trans... More »

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To get rid of bed bugs naturally, launder the linens, vacuum the room, spray it with biodegradable insecticide, install bed bug interceptors, and cover the mattress with a bed bug bag. This six-hour method requires a vac... More »

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Bed bugs are tiny parasites that live in clothing and bedding and feed on the blood of humans. They attach themselves to fabrics and can move from one place to another in the clothes of humans. Moving furniture or beddin... More »

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Bed bugs can bite pets, although they do not live or linger on animals like fleas and ticks do, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association. Bed bugs that have just finished feeding on a person or pet usuall... More »

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There is no skin repellent that has been shown to be effective against bed bugs. In fact, bed bugs have been known to sit on top of insect repellents until they died. More »

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