Having bedbugs at home can become a problem, although they are insects that can not fly they move quickly and they do so at night, their size is quite small and they feed mainly on the blood of mammals such as humans, animals domestic, bats, among others. There are some traps to kill bedbugs at home without the need to use chemical components that can put at risk the health of your family and pets.
Traps to kill bed bugs
Doctors have indicated that bedbugs are not carriers of dangerous diseases, however their sting causes itching, burning, reddening of the skin, hives and allergic reactions to saliva injected by bedbugs, so it is necessary to know the traps to kill Bedbugs quickly and efficiently.
- Use the dryer
Every time you wash bedding, sheets, blankets, pillowcases and mattresses, you can place them in the dryer to kill the bed bugs quickly, since heat is a radical method for controlling this type of insects.
Vacuuming carpets, floors, curtains, furniture, under the beds and all the cracks in the rooms, is an effective technique to reduce the number of bugs inside the home.
- Expose mattresses to the sun
A simple and inexpensive way to exterminate bed bugs is to place the mattresses in the sun for 5 hours each week, not only do you end up with bed bugs but with any other kind of insect that has decided to stay there.
- Mint and eucalyptus essential oil
You can also mix some drops of peppermint and eucalyptus essential oil with water, in a container with atomizer, then spread it through the rooms, in the corners, curtains, carpets and in the surroundings of the bed, the refreshing fragrance will cause allergy in these insects chasing them away immediately.