3 Things You Didn’t Know About Bed Bugs

Bed bugs feasting on your blood every night leaving bite marks is a sure fire way to start having mixed feelings about going to bed at the end of a long day. If you haven’t experienced this yet you better strap in as bed bug infestations are spreading all over the US and bed bugs are just waiting to invade your home.

Now to make things more interesting and maybe a little scarier here are the 3 crazy bed bug facts you never heard of!

3. A single bed bug can lay 500 eggs!

Did you know even a single bed bug can be a reason for a whole new infestation? That’s because they are an egg laying machines. Bed bugs can lay 1-5 eggs a day which quickly adds up.

A bed bug egg is only 1mm wide or as big as two grains of salt. If you think you have them be sure to spray everywhere to destroy every single egg.

2. There are 92 different bed bug species in the world

Out of 92 species only one has developed to target humans specifically. The common bed bug, scientifically called Cimex lectularius will climb over a dozen cats and dogs to get to a human. That’s because they aren’t good at navigating through the fur of your pet. In fact they can ingest up to 7 times their own weight which would be the equivalent of an average male drinking 120 GALLONS of liquid.

1. A bed bug can survive up to 1 year without feeding!

Bed bugs are tiny insects that rely on the blood of humans to survive, however they don’t need constant feeding to survive. This is why you might not even know you have bed bugs for the longest time, so it’s important to properly treat your home from the get go.

And now the most important question…

How to get rid of bed bugs without breaking the bank?

bug1The answer is there are several ways and some work better than others. Some of the solutions that can work are Diatomaceous earth powder, high temperatures – put linen and clothes in the dryer at 118°F for 90 minutes or using a steaming machine (these can get expensive though). However in our experience and research using an effective spray (like SayByeBugs, Ecoraider or Pest Soldier) is the best way to destroy bed bugs. What you won’t see often with bed bug prevention products is a 90 day “it kills bed bugs or your money back” guarantee which is something that makes SayByeBugs spray perfect for people who want a solution that’s family and pet friendly, while also knowing they’re using something that has a great guarantee behind it.

Ecoraider for example only has a 30 day refund policy, and Pest Soldier while they have a better 60 day guarantee, SayByeBugs still instills more confidence with a no questions asked 90 day money back guarantee. It also comes with free shipping if you order on the official SayByeBugs website.

In the end the choice on how to battle bed bugs is yours and all we can do is wish you good luck!

If you really want to get rid of bed bugs today try SayByeBugs! It was developed as a safe and highly effective alternative among a sea of products that rarely deliver on their promises.

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