Clint Miller Bed Bug Control
  • Jan 29, 2021
Bed Bug Prevention: Tips and Tricks


A bed bug infestation is an issue no homeowner, business owner, or property manager wants to be faced with. The bloodsucking pests are not only problematic and pose health issues to those who may be allergic to their itchy bites, they are extremely difficult to get rid of.once they've invaded your property. 

Bed bugs are adept at finding places to hide not only in headboards and mattresses and box springs, but also in crevices of dresser drawers, stuffed animals, purse linings, upholstery seams, and carpets. The pests also have no problem traveling on assorted transportation including schools buses, city buses, commuter trains, taxis, rental cars, and airplanes.

To prevent beg bugs from setting up housekeeping or to eliminate the pests once they've moved in, put a few tips into action followed by the services of a local exterminator. Using both strategies make it possible to gain and maintain control of the tiny pests. 


Bed Bug Prevention

There are many myths and truths about bed bugs but one thing is for sure and that is they are prolific at reproducing, surviving cold weather, requiring no food for months, and they travel easily from one place to another. Whether it is for the home or business, there are things you can do to lessen the chance of an infestation beginning with the use of bed bug prevention products and pest control services provided by a local exterminator. 

While there are over-the-counter products available, the chances of successfully eliminating the pests is slim and why professional pest control services are recommended. There are several methods used by licensed exterminators to eliminate bed bugs. These include a thermal heat treatment, non-chemical and all natural processes, chemical insecticides, pesticide dust, and choices in a bed bug prevention spray. 


Best Bed Bug Prevention Tips

Several tips can help prevent bed bug intruders in your home or business. These include reducing clutter, frequently vacuuming all interior areas, and inspecting any used furniture for bed bug signs before bringing them inside. Beds benefit by using bed bug prevention mattress covers especially those treated with bed bug prevention spray. If you do your laundry using shared facilities and washing/drying clothes with bed bugs, use plastic bags to bring them inside. Once dried, place items in a new bag for the trip home. 

Another tip is for vacationers who want to know how to avoid bed bugs while traveling and to ensure there are bed bug prevention hotel methods in place should take some extra safety steps such as doing a thorough inspection of the mattress for signs of bed bugs, never leaving suitcases on the floor, and checking luggage for signs of bed bugs. Travelers should also place dirty clothes in plastic bags to be washed and dried immediately. Cleaning and checking clothes and luggage, including totes, backpacks, and carry-ons, is how to prevent bed bugs from spreading once you're home.


Contact Clint Miller Exterminating

For help with bed bugs, contact Clint Miller Exterminating for professional pest control services. For over 30 years, our company has focused on providing its customers with fast, efficient, and friendly service to ensure customer satisfaction when dealing with issues affecting their home or business, including bed bugs.

If you are facing the reality of a bed bug infestation, let our team eliminate the problem. Our experts are knowledgeable in how to locate the source of the bed bug infestation and then create a plan of action using the best method(s) and the most up-to-date equipment and materials to eliminate the existing pests and provide solutions to prevent them from returning. Don't wait until the bed bugs bite, use our convenient online form to request a free no obligation inspection.



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