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Myths Busted: Facts You Need To Know About Bed Bugs

Bed bug infestations are becoming more common nowadays. Experts believe that the spike in bed bug infestations could be due to the lack of proper knowledge in pest control. There have been many misconceptions about these tiny critters. Let us separate the myths from facts. You will benefit from the facts and tips on how to properly control and prevent bed bugs.

What are bed bugs?: Also known as cimex lectularius, bed bugs are tiny, flat insects which feed on human and animal blood. Adult bed bugs are about the size of an apple seed and has six legs. Bed bugs usually turn rusty red after feeding on blood, but are normally light to dark brown in color. They can move very swiftly over walls, floors and ceilings but cannot fly. During the day, these bugs hide in places such …

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