Bed bugs are a dreadful pest to obtain in your home and are very difficult to get rid of. If a person travels much they are at a higher risk at picking up a bed bug in a hotel room or airplane. Once there are bed bugs in a home often time people think that they must get rid of furniture. With Aprehend there is now an option to treat and rid a home of bed bugs without getting rid of all your possessions.
There are several steps that can be taken to minimize the risk of infestation:
- Carefully inspect or avoid second-hand furniture, mattresses and bedding.
- During hotel visits, do not place luggage on the bed or furniture until you have inspected the bedding, mattresses and headboards.
- When traveling, periodically inspect your luggage and bag.
- Encase your beds with bed bug proof encasements.