It is possible to see bedbugs with the naked eye. Bedbugs are tiny insects with oval bodies and a reddish-brown color. Bedbugs cannot fly or jump, but they can crawl. More »

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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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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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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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Bedbug adults are about 1/4 inch long and equally wide; they become plump after feeding. The first-stage nymphs are about 1/16 inch long and go through five stages to reach adulthood. More »

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Heat and diatomaceous earth kills bed bugs. The insects can't survive in temperatures above 120 degrees Fahrenheit. It is also best to wash all clothing and sheets that are possibly infested with bed bugs and dry them in... More »

Getting rid of bed bugs requires laundering bed materials, brushing the bed, vacuuming, encasing the bed and box spring, sealing and repairing damaged walls and eliminating hiding spots. A washing machine, dryer, brush, ... More »

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