How do you keep bed bugs off your clothes?

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The simplest way to keep bedbugs from hitchhiking into your home on clothing is to launder all items, including clothes, towels, and bedding, in hot water (120 degrees Fahrenheit) and dry them on the hottest possible setting. If an item can’t be washed, put it in the dryer for 30 minutes on high heat.

Bed bugs are most often found in mattresses, bed frames, and box springs. But they can also hide in other places around your bedroom, such as:

– In the cracks and crevices of headboards

– In dressers and nightstands

– On curtains and blinds

– Behind wallpaper and picture frames

– Underneath carpets and rugs

To prevent bed bugs from getting on your clothes, you should:

– Keep your bedroom clean and clutter-free. This will make it harder for bed bugs to hide and breed.

– Vacuum your bedroom regularly. This will help to get rid of any bed bugs that may be lurking around.

– Inspect your clothes regularly for bed bugs. If you find any, wash them immediately in hot water.

– Keep your clothes stored in a clean and dry place. This will help to prevent bed bugs from infesting them.

– If you think you may have bed bugs, call a professional pest control company to come and inspect your home.

10 Things you should never do if you have bedbugs

1. Don’t Panic 

Also, don’t try to kill them with fire. This will only spread them and put your whole home at risk.

2. Don’t Throw Out All of Your Belongings 

You might be tempted to chuck everything you own, but that’s not necessary—or even effective, since bedbugs can live without feeding for up to a year.

3. Don’t Throw Away Your Mattress 

It might seem like the logical thing to do, but getting rid of your bed is just going to cost you more money in the long run. Plus, bedbugs can infest other furniture, so it’s not like your problem will magically disappear.

4. Don’t Move to a New Home 

Just like throwing out your mattress, this is a temporary solution that will only make the problem worse. Bedbugs can travel easily, so you’ll just end up taking them with you to your new place.

5. Don’t Use Poison  

Whether it’s store-bought or homemade, poison is not the answer. Not only is it dangerous to have around if you have children or pets, but it can also make the problem worse by causing the bedbugs to spread.

6. Don’t Try to Treat the Problem Yourself 

Bedbugs are difficult to get rid of, so unless you’re a trained professional, it’s best to leave the job to someone who knows what they’re doing.

7. Don’t Ignore the Problem 

The longer you wait to deal with a bedbug infestation, the worse it will get. The sooner you take action, the easier it will be to get rid of them.

8. Don’t Use Bug Sprays 

Bug sprays might kill other types of insects, but they’re not effective against bedbugs. In fact, using a bug spray can actually make the problem worse by causing the bedbugs to spread.

9. Don’t Use Foggers 

Foggers are like bug sprays—they might kill other insects, but they won’t do anything to the bedbugs. In fact, using a fogger can actually make the problem worse by causing the bedbugs to spread.

10. Don’t Try to Catch Them Yourself 

Bedbugs are small and difficult to see, so unless you’re a trained professional, it’s best to leave the job to someone who knows what they’re doing. Trying to catch them yourself will only make the problem worse.

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