Latest hot news is about these pests called "bed bugs". You can easily pick them up from hotels, dorms, etc. So how do you prevent getting bites from these little nasty pests and how do you kill them?
Here are some suggestions for you.
First learn about them.
Go to Google search and type in "bed bugs" you will get lots of information about these little guys.
Here are some websites for more information on bed bugs.
For small area treatment, you can use aerosol can for killing the bed bugs. Spartan has CR2 Crawling Insect Killer. More information for this product is listed below.
For larger area treatment, you can use Microban. Follow the direction and spray with pump sprayer for larger area treatment.
More information on this product is listed below.
How to prevent from getting bitten from bed bugs?
Following website has a great information on how to prevent from getting bitten when you are traveling.
How to kill the bed bugs if you are a cleaning contractor?
Follow these steps:
1: Remove all bed sheets or couch, blankets, pillow cases, etc. off the bed and these should be washed in the hot water.
2: If the area is more than a small area to treat with an aerosol can, use the gallon size product and spray with a pump sprayer.
Spray the entire area with insecticides (Read all directions on the bottle).
Do not spray over the wood furniture or other wood items that could be damaged. Remove all food items. For wood and delicate items, use aerosol insecticide to prevent any water spray damage.
Spray well into the wall cracks, corners and edges. They hide between the cracks of the walls and etc.
3: Wipe area (areas where you want residue to be removed) with a clean dry towel after 5 to 10 minutes.
4: Use HEPA vacuum and vacuum entire floor and wall and pay attention to all crevices and corners. Remove top and bottom mattresses and vacuum thoroughly all corners and edges and floors under the bed.
5: If the floor is carpeted, you should do a hot water extraction 1 to 2 hrs later.
6: Let the carpet dry.
** Treat again after 1 to 2 weeks, if signs indicate that some eggs have hatched. Bed bugs incubation period is 10 days.
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