Some cities often become infested with bed bug geneva (punaise de lit genève)making human life unpleasant and painful. A global news report agency has taken pain to conduct research and find out the most infested cities in this world. Toronto, Vancouver, Winnipeg, Ottawa, St. John’s, Halifax, Edmonton, Sudbury, Calgary, Scarborough Ont etc. are some among them.
Story of bed bugs was not common about 10 years ago. But now it has become a menace and people want to find out some positive steps with which the spreading of bed bugs can be prevented and people can be protected from its painful bites. So, in this article I am going to give some important tips, which will help one to protect him and his family from the dangerous infestation and consequent attack of bed bugs. They are present in any kind of house from public houses to million-dollar houses. The bed bug (punaise de lit
) often latch to luggage or purses and travel along with them. It is not residing in bedrooms only as implied by their popular name.
One has to be watchful for its signs, as spotting them early can be helpful in avoiding large infestation.
Fully-grown bed bugs are of the size of an apple seed only and hence spotting them becomes a difficult task. They often leave dark stains on blankets and bed sheets and this is a good sign for its detection.
Minimizing cluttering can lead to decrease the hiding place for bed bugs and makes it easy to spot its presence.
After washing the clothes, dry to on high heat and if possible iron them also. Similarly, when new furniture is brought to the house, check to see the existence of any bed bug geneva (punaise de lit genève).
When you stay in hotels make sure that they are free from bed bugs. Keep your baggage away from the walls and examine them thoroughly before repacking. When you reach home, wash clothes in the dryer keeping the heat level high.