Fast facts on bed bugs

Fast facts on bed bugs

Here are some key points about bed bugs. More detail and supporting information is in the main article.

  • Bed bugs are small wingless insects that feed on the blood of warm blooded-animals.

  • As humans, we are ideal hosts for bed bugs.

  • Bed bugs are so called because of their preferred habitat in human homes: sofas, bed mattresses, etc.

  • Most bed bugs feed on their hosts while they are asleep.

  • Peak time for feeding is about one hour before sunrise.

  • Feeding takes about five minutes, after which the bug returns to its hiding place.

  • A female bed bug lays approximately 5 eggs in one day and about 500 during her lifetime.

  • Bites can take up to nine days to become visible.

  • Unlike flea bites, bed bug bites don't have a red dot in the center.

  • Bed bugs tend to bite in rows. You will likely see two or three bites all in a row.

  • Bed bugs are not easy to eradicate. It is advisable to hire a professional in pest control.

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