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How to Detect Bed Bugs?

Bed bugs are a form of insects that would feed on our blood, often during the night. They can be found in many household areas, especially crevices or cracks. Their bites would lead to a couple of health issues, such as allergies, psychological problems, or skin rashes. They tend to last several days and disappear without treatments. This guide shows you some useful tips to detect bed bugs in your living or working space.

Identify Bed Bugs

Learning typical features of bed bugs can make it easier to detect them. In general, they are small, wingless insects with flat shapes and brown or red colors. Once they feed on blood, the bodies might become round and bright red. Adult bed bugs have six legs and are around 0.65 centimeters or 0.25 inch in size. These insects are visible to the human eyes regardless of the development stages. Therefore, make sure to notice these characteristics and detect early to take necessary preventive measures. [1]