Video: How to use CimeXa or Diatomaceous Earth for bedbugs

how to use cimexa for bedbugs

How to apply CimeXa or DE for bedbugs Click here to watch the video. Transcript: Today we’ll show you how to use two common home treatments for bedbugs, CimeXa or Diatomaceous Earth. Diatomaceous Earth is a powder made from the sediment of fossilized algae. It’s deadly to bedbugs, but actually food-grade for humans, some people … Read more

Can bed bugs live in books?

treat books for bedbugs

Can you get bed bugs from books? Silverfish, a pest that eats the surface of paper book pages, have long been a concern for public libraries. Bedbugs were not typically a primary concern – until a relatively recent bedbug resurgence. Bedbugs typically live in places where people sleep – namely, apartments, homes, hotels, and motels. … Read more

Avoiding bed bugs when thrift shopping

can you get bedbugs from used clothing?

How can I avoid getting bed bugs when buying used clothing or furniture? A lot of people don’t even think about bedbugs when they see a cute piece of clothing in a secondhand shop, or a cool looking piece of furniture on the side of the road. But, people who have experienced bedbugs first hand … Read more

How to get a free bed bug inspection

free bedbug inspections

Free bed bug inspections A good pest control organization will usually offer a free inspection, which helps them determine how bad the infestation is, and what is the best way to go about treating it. It is best to ensure that the inspection is actually being performed by a licensed bed bug exterminator – not … Read more

Do bedbugs bite pets?

bedbugs and pets

Can pets get bedbug bites? Bed bugs do not live on your pets, like fleas, ticks, lice and mites are known to do. But, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) they will bite pets for a blood meal. This is why you will always want to check a pet’s bedding and stuffed animal … Read more

Are bed bugs good for anything?

what purpose do bed bugs serve?

What purpose do bedbugs have? Bedbugs are an enormous nuisance. A lot of frustrated people battling infestations find themselves wondering why do bedbugs exist? Bed bugs don’t pollinate flowers Bed bugs are not a significant part of the food chain. While bed bugs are a food source for spiders, they are a pretty uncommon one. … Read more

What is the lifespan of a bedbug?

do bedbugs live long?

How long do bedbugs live? Bed bugs typically live about four to six months, however they have been observed to live much longer in laboratory settings, particularly in cooler temperatures. Some research indicates that they can survive for well over a year. This variance depends largely on temperature, as well as how frequently they can … Read more

Does bug spray work on bedbugs?

does off work on bedbugs

Can you use bug spray on bed bugs? DEET (N,N-diethyl-meta-toluamide) is a chemical insect repellent that is commonly used to protect against mosquitoes, ticks, and other insects. While DEET has been shown to be effective at repelling a variety of insects, there is limited research on its effectiveness against bed bugs. A lot of people … Read more