All public places are susceptible to bed bug infestations. Bed bugs commute through people as they stow away in luggage and often dwell in public lodging establishment, where people pick up these blood suckers. You can usually ask for a bed bug history report when you pick a hotel. They do not suffer the negative impact of bed bugs for their business, as more often than not, the hotel employees are somewhat trained to look for bed bugs. we at A-Tex Pest Management would like to share some advice on how you can look for bed bugs in your hotel room to help you avoid bringing the bed bugs home with you.
Search Hotel Room for Bed Bugs Before Unpacking
Once you check in, refrain from unpacking. Once you have entered your room, resist putting your bags on the luggage rack and place them in the bathtub. Being too slick for bed bugs to grip and cannot climb on acrylic surfaces. Promptly begin looking for bed bugs once your luggage is secure. Thoroughly efficiently inspecting the headboard, mattress and frame in addition to surrounding furniture, alarm clocks, picture frames, phones, and etc. When looking for a dark, quiet corner, do not neglect the cracks and crevices as their tiny stature gives them more anonymity.
Can You See Evidence of Bed Bugs?
Checking for bed bug red flags include locating the shed exoskeletons during their growth process. Being generally left around their hiding places are the yellow, empty shells. Blood droplet stains can be found and stand out more on light colored bedspreads and sheets. They are present be sure to report it to the front desk and ask for a new room to be on the floor above you if you find bed bugs are evidence. Be sure to avoid rooms with shared walls.
Do Bed Bugs Like Clean or Dirty Laundry?
Bed bugs smell the residual odors that mimic the small of their food source on dirty clothes and they are frequently drawn to dirty clothing because, according to studies from researches of the University of Sheffield, bed bugs are frequently drawn to dirty clothing. Bed bugs are twice as likely to swarm to dirty clothes compared to clean clothes. Should you suspect a bed bug infestation but cannot confirm, keep the dirty clothes in the bathtub.
Inspect Luggage for Bed Bugs
After arriving home, it is always ideal to inspect your luggage, clothing, and other items for bed bugs. Incase others have gotten loose in your home in the event you discover bed bugs, be sure to contact a professional after eliminating the ones you have seen.
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To eliminate them from your home, A-Tex Pest Management performs bed bug inspections and presents effective solutions. You can ensure your home is thoroughly inspected by our specialists are trained and experienced. The bed bugs and their viable eggs are hiding in common and even unorthodox locations. If you suspect bed bugs, whether or not you believe they come home with you after staying in a hotel, call us today to schedule our quality bed bug inspection service.