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Bed Bug Treatment

Bed bug bites can almost always be treated right from home. Over-the-counter pain medications and anti-itch creams will help with the more mild symptoms.

If your bed bug bites are mild, there are a few at-home remedies to try: baking soda and water, toothpaste, witch hazel, aloe vera gel, and more!

Getting rid of all bed bugs in your property requires the help of a bed bug exterminator. Professionals use heat treatments, steam treatments, and more.

Baking soda is rumored to dehydrate and effectively kill off bed bugs. However, there is no evidence that baking soda will work to exterminate an entire infestation.

While it’s best to get rid of bed bugs with a professional treatment, there are several DIY bed bug control options. This includes vacuuming and washing.

When you have bed bugs, it’s recommended to wash your clothes and bedding in a hot water wash. Be careful in transporting any infested items to the laundry room.

No, you do not have to throw out any food after a bed bug infestation! Bed bugs do not scavenge for human food and rarely infest pantries.

No! In fact, you should avoid transporting your infested mattress whatsoever. In doing so, you could spread bed bugs to other areas.

While it’s rare for bed bugs to infest carpets, it’s important to thoroughly vacuum when they do. Also be cautious throwing away vacuum cleaner bags!

Before a bed bug treatment, your pest control company will provide you with instructions. This includes preparing to vacate your property for a few hours.