Bed bugs need blood for feeding and breeding that is why the settle in your bed which most durable and closest to your body spot. According to the entomologists, 70% of the bed bugs in the house settle in the mattress, box spring and bed frame during a typical infestation. Bed bugs are also found on the pillows, in the upholstery of the furniture, behind drawings, under the wallpaper in the drawers, on the windowsills and even in sockets. Often it’s necessary to use special detector traps for finding bed bugs in your house. You can also catch them in any public place, be it a bus, a laundry, dry cleaning place or a hotel (quite often the tourists bring bed bugs in their suitcases), a school or an office. The bed bugs are often encountered in re-sold used furniture, so be careful when making such purchases. They can also migrate from your neighbors’ place.
Don’t get into despair if you find bed bugs at home. Getting rid of bed bugs is a difficult deal, but it’s real. We’ve covered all the details concerning bed bug detection and their elimination step-by-step in our Complete Guide to How to Kill Bed Bugs.