Detecting bed bugs in your home is no easy task, something that is surely known by residents who have had to deal with the realities of a bed bug infestation. To make matters worse, the longer it takes you to realize that you have bed bugs in your home, the more severe the infestation will become, making it much more difficult and costly to resolve the issue. The main problem with detecting bed bugs in your home lies in the fact that, for the most part, bed bugs come out into the open at night to feed on your blood, while remaining in tiny hiding spaces during the day.
To increase your chances of catching a bed bug infestation early on, you should learn some of their most common hiding spots so that you can do a quick check during your weekly house cleaning routine. Getting into the habit of checking these hiding places will also serve you well while travelling and staying in shared lodgings, which is the most common place that you can unknowingly pick up bed bugs and bring them back to your home. [Read more…]