Bed bugs history: Perhaps they obtained this name from the habit of feeding on humans sleeping in beds. They are also called wall lice, mahogany flats, or red coates. Bed bugs have been a pest issue for more than three thousand three hundred years in ancient Egypt. They were entered into the United States first by early colonists. Learn more about Bedbugs history.
Where Do Bed Bugs Live, And Where Are They Found?
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Remember, bedbugs are efficient traveler and easily transported with travel bags or luggage. They can hide in cracks and crevices before your eyes and prefer to live in near to human environment. Usually they are found in bed mattresses, box springs, and folder areas, electric outlets, furniture & fixtures. Also they can be found in backpacks, under the seat of car, bus and train, even in plane.
Where Else Bed Bugs are Found?
Nowadays we experience bedbugs existence in almost everywhere, not limited to specific place and regardless of cleanliness. Pest management companies and National Pest Management Association (NPMA) reported the existence of bed bugs infestation in building, apartments, hotels, hospitals, schools, college campuses, office building, retail stores, public transport including five star hotel and so on.
Luckily bed bugs are not known to spread any diseases, but they are irritating. And people those who are allergic to bedbug bites, may experience sever allergic reaction. Before situation become worse they should treat bedbug bites. So, immediately after biting they should go to any allergy specialist.