Bed bugs scientific name is Cimex lectulariusare (Cimicidae). They are small wingless insects that feed on blood of warm blooded animals.
Check the bed and look for rusty or red stains on the bed sheets. Be sure to look for dark spots which are bed bug excrement. The eggs and eggshells are white. The bed bugs and eggs can be seen by the naked eye. Check in the folds of the mattress for signs of bed bugs. Bed bugs may leave bite marks on your while you sleep. It can take up to 14 days for signs of the bite to show up. The bite marks may be red, irritated, itchy bumps on skin. Some people do not have reactions to the bites.
If you find bed bugs, clear out all the clutter in the room. Clean linens in hot water. Be sure to dry bedding on the highest dryer heat setting for at least 20 minutes to kill the bed bugs. Clean and dry clothing and store it in a black plastic trash bags until the room is treated. Vacuum the entire room and empty the vacuum contents into a sealed plastic bag to prevent re-infestation.
Be sure to vacuum all the crevices in the room. Check for any cracks in the walls or openings in electrical outlets and seal them with household caulk. Apply Scram Crawling Insect Killer to the carpets, floors, under cabinets, behind appliances, along baseboards, around windows, around door frames and mattresses. For carpet, allow the powder to sit for at least 15 minutes and vacuum. The powder can be left in all these areas for bugs to come in contact with it. Sprinkle powder in your mattress bag and leave it in the mattress bag. Perform this treatment process with Scram Crawling Insect Killer treatment once a week for the next three weeks. Be sure to refer to the date organizer on the back of the container.
Scram Crawling Insect Killer is made of natural powder that destroys the outer layer of crawling insects causing them to dry up and die. Sprinkle this powder indoors and/or outdoors so bugs can come into contact with it and die in 48 hours.
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