Does Talcum Powder Kill Bedbugs?

Why can’t you use talcum powder to get rid of bedbugs? Dusting your bed and furniture with talcum powder is another old wives’ tale. It’s claimed that bedbugs cannot crawl on surfaces coated with talcum powder, but this method is not proven to be effective. Talcum powder is not an effective method for getting rid … Read more

Do mothballs kill bedbugs?

Why mothballs are actually not a good way to prevent a bedbug infestation Some people believe that placing mothballs around your home can repel bedbugs. However, mothballs are not proven to be effective in preventing bedbug infestations. Mothballs are not an effective way to prevent a bedbug infestation for several reasons: Wrong chemical composition: Mothballs … Read more

Can bedbugs survive the washing machine?

Can bedbugs survive the washing machine?

Can bedbugs survive in the wash? Bedbugs are small, flat insects that feed on the blood of humans and other warm-blooded animals. They are reddish-brown in color and can be found in the crevices of beds, furniture, and other objects. They are generally about the size of an apple seed, but can become larger after … Read more

Does neem oil actually kill bedbugs?

do I need to throw out my mattress after bed bugs?

Is neem oil a good bed bug treatment? Neem oil has been a popular treatment for bed bugs over the past few years, but does neem oil actually kill bedbugs? This article explores how effective this “natural” remedy really is (and what other strategies may be more successful.) We hope that this article answers your … Read more

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

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