Infested by bed bug sheets of bedding and seams of mattress become covered with dark spots. These consist of blood, feces, eggs, dead bugs and skin sheds of bed bugs. Once you find your bedding, mattress or curtains stained, watch out for bed bugs!
Bed bugs are copper-colored, wingless, bloodsucking insects. Bed bug is active mostly during the night. Bedbugs are scroungers; they feed on the blood of other beings. These insects infest the bedding and furnishings of houses and even nests of animals. The body heat of humans attracts bedbugs, and they prefer dining on our blood rather than other mammals. Bedbugs pierce the skin with their proboscis and inject saliva into the skin. They utilize not more than ten minutes to feed. No sooner are they filled with blood than their colour changes from copper to a rusty red. When affected by bed bug bedding and mattress should be taken care of immediately.
Bed bugs are even capable of surviving without food or water for several months altogether. Bed bugs have made it to the news headlines. Websites on the Internet also include information on bed bug pages filled thoroughly. Detecting bed bugs is still not a big problem, but eradicating their whole colony becomes a tough task to complete, considering their rate of reproduction.
The term bed mite is collectively used for bed bugs and dust mites. Bed bugs are of the size of an apple-seed, but dust mites are not visible to the naked eyes; they’re microscopic organisms. Dust mites reside mainly in beds and areas where dust can be collected. Dust mite sheets are formed where dust collectors are more. Therefore, it is best to eliminate unused dust collectors or clean the ones frequently that cannot be disposed off. Lice are insects that haunt people’s minds very often. Apart from the itching and rashes caused by lice bites, the amount of embarrassment is much more. Lice sheets out on human hair; and such lice are classified as head lice. Getting rid of lice can be hectic, owing to their capability of holding on to the hairs. Flea sheets the hairs of dogs, cats, rats, humans and some other selected animals. With the help of their hind legs, fleas hop from one host to another searching for better breeding places. Fleas can be very annoying to your pets.
Mosquito haunts areas where filth and water gets collected. In order to escape from the stinging mosquito bites, you can use mosquito sheets available in the market, comprising of netted bed headboard cover. Spider sheets are none other than spider traps used in areas where spiders are found in abundance and in bigger sizes. All in all, I have only four words to suggest – Get rid of bugs!