How Not To Get Rid Of Bed Bugs
August 27, 2020
The combustible and toxic kerosene oil can end up being used by homeowners in an attempt to get rid of bed bugs. In fact, previous clients have tred this method by putting the oil in containers and placing them under each leg of the bed so that these containers act as traps and bed interceptors for the bud bugs. Apart form these homemade traps, some homeowners may try to rub and apply kerosene oil to parts of their house and furniture, however this is very dangerous and unsanitary as your house now becoms easily flammable, toxic, and carries a kerosene oil stench. Many bed bug infestations can no just be washed away with oil, rather, you need legitimate tools and control methods with appropriate application to get rid of bed bugs.
Turning Up The Heat
After seeing and reading heat-related treatment options, some may assume turning on multiple electric heaters in a room and raising the temperature of the entire house will help get rid of bed bugs. This is not true; bed bugs will survive through the disoriented an un-coordinated DIY heat treatment. Bed bugs can survive both high and low temperatures and simply raising the heat of your home or room is not an adequate plan. Without proffesional expertise and services, getting rid of bed bugs is uncertain and difficult.
Sleeping With The Lights On
Bed bugs will come out for meal if they detect a sleeping human. Whether the lights are on, or off, does not really interrupt or disturb their feeding and senses. Furthermore, sleeping with the lights on will in no way reduce the infestation, and so you will simply waste time and fall further back in fighting against the population of bed bugs in your room.
Leaving The House Vacant
Bed bugs can survive up to a year or more without food. Trying to starve them to death by leaving a specific room, or the entire house vacant will not solve the problem. The best way to fight the infestation is to hire a professional, and act quickly. Methods like leaving the house vacant, only slow you down and allow an infestation to spread and cause more damage than it should.