Not only can bed bugs travel around the world, but these appleseed-sized, bloodsucking insects are very good at moving from place to place—from a hotel room to your office, or from that flea market find to the rest of your workplace. Once bed bugs enter your business, they begin multiplying—and one female bed bug will lay one to five eggs a day, or an average of 120 eggs in its life.
Bed bugs were once a common public health pest worldwide, declining in incidence through the mid 20th century. However, bed bugs have undergone a dramatic, worldwide resurgence since they have now evolved resistance to common insecticides. Bed bugs are one of the great travelers of the world and are readily transported via luggage, clothing, bedding and furniture. Read on to find out how to get rid of bed bugs in your own home.
You most likely know a bedbug infestation by a rash that resembles a mosquito bite. Most often these come at night but in an serious infestation they can occur during the day. A bedbug bite unlike a mosquito bite swells and spreads out. Also the bites can come in lines and also burn unlike a mosquito bite. A mosquito bite stays round and neat looking.
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