Bed Bug Hiding Places
A thorough inspection by a pest control expert for evidence of bed bugs is a must for effective pest control management. Likely bed bug habitats include mattress seams, bed frames, headboards, baseboards and carpet edges. Cracks and crevices, upholstered furniture, and any area used for sleeping are also potential hiding places for bed bugs.
What Do Bed Bugs Look Like?
Bed bugs are oval shaped and cannot fly. With blood as their sole food source, bites may be painless but often cause uncomfortable skin irritations, excessive itching, and complications with allergies. You’re more likely to see signs of bed bugs than the insects themselves.
How Do Bed Bugs Enter a Location?
Usually, bed bugs hitch a ride into the home or workplace through luggage and other items that have become infested at hotels, summer camps, and other hospitality locations during travel. Bed bugs can also be brought into your property via used bedding, furniture and clothing.