How To Set Apart Your Bed From Bed Bugs
Setting apart your bed means cleaning the bed bugs off your mattress and linen, and then build the rest of the trap which prevents bed bugs in the room from crawling up the foot of your bed and re-rampant it.
By isolating the bed you will not get rid of a bed bug problem, but you will be able to sleep again at night. You need to consult or hire an expert bed bug exterminator to get rid of these bugs and have a better sleep.
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Before We Get Started
Your bed bug exterminator should be involved in this process. Exterminators have chemicals that kill bed bugs hiding in your mattress, box spring, and frame head.
So, depending on what you are tech pest control tell you, some of these steps may not be necessary for you to do it yourself. Again, following plans with an expert before you start.
What to do
Step 1: Clean your Linens and Bedding
First, you need to pull all the bed of your bedsheets, mattress covers, blankets, pillows, and pillowcases. It is infested with bed bugs, so you need to quickly stuff them into garbage bags and tie the bags off.
Now wash every item in hot water. Do not let them touch the linen full of other linens or clothing items. Then dry it on high (at least 140 degrees) for 4 hours, or two complete drying cycles. When finished, put each item into XXL Ziploc and seal it.
Step 2: Vacuum Mattress and Box Spring
You are now going to clean the mattress and box spring bed bugs, eggs, or larvae. Exit your vacuum cleaner and clean every inch of your mattress.
Etching end of vacuum attachment eagerly looking at the hidden area is better than using a brush, because the bug is attached tightly to the surface, and eggs cemented to it.
Clean every inch of the surface, tassels along the edges and sides of the mattress. Leaning against the wall and vacuum the other side.