You would think as fall is approaching here in Albany, but having problems with bed bugs would likely subside. That is absolutely not the case. Bed bugs are pretty tough creatures and can wreak havoc to you and your family year around.
Bedbugs are great at finding perfect environments to live and breed. They are looking for a warm and safe environment where they can thrive. There are certain things that you can be doing to minimize a bedbug infestation in your home.
You have to realize that they love to hide in cracks and small crevices on the floors and in your walls. If it is as thin as a piece of cardboard, bedbugs can get in there.
Here are some tips you can implement right away in less than eight hours of your day.
Cover up all of your power outlet in your home. Believe it or not, bedbugs will actually find safety hiding in your outlets until they can find a better place to live.
Store any unused clothing that you have in your closet or on your bed in vacuum sealed bags. You can buy vacuum sealed bags at Walmart or any home store. Have a name sealed well keep bedbugs away for good.
Vacuum your floors instead of just sweeping. Bedbugs can be so small that they can evade your broom. If you use your vacuum you'll suck up any critters that might be crawling around on your floors or along the cracks in the walls. Further, do you want to vacuum your mattresses, boxsprings and any other place in your bedroom or dead bugs can find safety.
If you have pets, make sure that you clean and wash your dogs beds and vacuum them thoroughly.
There's so many other things that we could mention but we will mention one more. Make sure to not have any clutter around your home. Clothing on the floor or papers around our pool great places for bedbugs to find home and safety. I want to keep your house clutter free and organized so they don't have places to go.
If you are experiencing any symptoms of bed bugs in your home and are concerned that you have an infestation, make sure to call in Albany pest control company that is skilled and certified in bed bug remediation.
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