Actually, bed bugs are not a sign that you have a dirty home, but they can be brought into your house through luggage, used furniture and beds, clothing and other household items. Fortunately, there are many ways to naturally get rid of these pesky critters that make your skin itch and keep you awake at […]

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The best way to make sure that you never have any bed bug bites is to prevent bed bugs from infesting your home in the first place. Here are some top bed bug prevention tips: If you notice blood spots or dark marks on your bedding, immediately check all areas of your bed, mattress, and bedding for […]

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Can baking soda (sodium bicarbonate) kill bed bugs? Some people suggest that baking soda is an effective natural bed bug killer as it can dehydrate them or possibly even poison these tiny little pests. However there is no indication showing that baking soda can eliminate bed bugs. In fact, baking soda doesn’t absorb much fluids […]

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Diatomaceous earth is a natural and safe insecticide to eliminate bed bugs. Diatomaceous earth powder helps to kill off bed bugs by causing them to dehydrate because it destroys their outer protective membrane. Some people also call it bed bug powder. Because vacuum cleaners may not remove all bed bugs in deep crevices, diatomaceous earth […]

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While the above home remedies are excellent ways to eliminate bed bugs from your home, it is also necessary to treat areas with natural insecticides to kill bed bugs and eggs in hard to reach places. Here are some natural insecticides that you can make yourself to get rid of bed bugs. Tea tree oil […]

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Another natural way to prevent bed bugs from biting you during the night and stop them infesting other parts of your home is to encase mattresses and pillows. Encasements for mattresses, spring boxes, and pillows are tightly woven covers that prevent bed bugs from entering or escaping. The encasements should be kept on for at […]

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Dr. Carol DerSarkissian on WebMD recommends the hot wash and hot dryer method to de-infest fabric items like curtains, bedding, shoes, and stuffed toy animals from bed bugs.1 You could also use a hair dryer together with your vacuum cleaner to drive bed bugs out of crevices. Set the hair dryer to the hottest setting and direct […]

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You can also get rid of bed bugs from infected clothing and other fabric items by placing them in the washing machine and wash them at a temperature of over 60°C. This is probably one of the easiest and fastest natural ways to kill off bed bugs from clothing and other items using a common […]

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The general recommendation is to use a powerful and heavy duty steamer with a large water tank, preferably with a steam volume control (like this one). Small steamers like this type of steamers may not be effective in eliminating bedbugs. Small steamers require constant refilling and may cover less surface area so they can be […]

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Kill bed bugs in smaller items by placing them in a freezer. Although bed bugs can’t withstand freezing temperatures, they can live for up to a year in a cool room without any food sources. To naturally kill the bedbugs you need to place infested items in a freezer that has a temperature below 1°F […]

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