The Comprehensive Guide to Bed Bug Elimination
Getting rid of bed bugs is complex and can take weeks to months, depending on the severity of the infestation. It should come as no surprise that these tiny bloodsuckers can get very messy in your house. The bed bugs are more active during the sweltering summer of the Emirates due to the heat and humidity but remain a problem year-round. Companies that provide pest control services Dubai
have said that calls for bed-bug problems rocket during the summer months.
There's a common misconception that bed bugs prefer filthy environments and are drawn to them. Because of this, a lot of people think that staying in a cheap hotel will guarantee bed bugs. In reality, though, that's just a widespread misunderstanding. It's not dirt or decay that attracts bed bugs. They can actually survive everywhere as long as they have access to the one thing they require for survival i.e. blood. The realization that you have bed bugs can be frightening, but the first step in treating them is to identify them. When you discover a bed insect infestation, you must take action. Begin steps to get rid of the bugs and prevent their return.
- Clean the affected rooms (or workplaces, dorms, etc.) of all clutter first. Bed bugs actually prefer messy environments because they can move around more easily. Examples of this include unmade beds, dirty clothes, stacks of paper and unread books, neglected filing cabinets and drawers, and dusty carpets and curtains.
- A second cleaning step is to vacuum every piece of furniture, including mattresses, rugs, chairs, desks, and draperies. Don't place the vacuum bag in the kitchen trash; instead, make sure to throw it away. Keep in mind that bed bugs are cunning, sneaky tiny creatures that will seek to flee. Instead, take the vacuum bag out of the house and throw it right into a garbage can outside.
- Third, run a hot dryer after washing all of your linens and sheets in the hottest water you can (at least 120 degrees). If washing it isn't an option, dry cleaning or a 20-minute hot dryer cycle will do.
- Make the area inhospitable for the remaining bedbugs once you've removed all visible ones. Cover your mattress and box spring with bed bug-resistant coverings. Completely zip up these covers. New bugs cannot enter, and those that are stuck within will end up dead.
The creatures known as bedbugs are resilient. You can find them again right after you believe you have eliminated them, thanks to the favorable temperature of the Emirates. To get the infestation under control, you might need to attempt a few different treatments. You should hire a professional bed bugs pest control dubai
if they still don't go away.
Companies that deal with pest control have an advantage over you since they can use pesticides and other treatments that are not accessible to you. They have chemicals that kill bugs instantly and remain inside gaps and furniture to kill bed bugs over time. A complete room heat treatment is another option available to pest control companies. In order to eliminate bedbugs, they bring in specialized equipment that raises the temperature in the room to about 135 and 145°F. It usually takes two to three visits for professional treatments to start functioning. You'll have the best chance of eliminating the bugs if you properly follow their instructions.