Some myth to kill bed bugs at home

Bed bugs are really problematic when they keep popping up in more than one place at your home. It is really important to get rid of them by hook or by crook. But it would be right to point out that bed bugs removal is extremely difficult. Despite your best efforts, there is a chance that you will leave some of them behind.

Although there are plenty of pest control services that would love to clean up your house thoroughly but if you are looking to have a DIY experience, there we have some fake home remedies that have been here for a long time and people use. It will be a little difficult to get rid of them on your own but here we go.

  1. Wiping with dryer sheets: Some homeowners have this myth that most of these bedbugs grow because of moisture in a home. They also believe that wiping down furniture with dryer sheets will kill the bedbugs. You can also use dryer sheets on other infested items. There is no proved science behind this, but if it makes you feel better, at least that would take off the dust collected on your furniture.
  2. Putting mothballs all over the house: You might have seen plenty of people using mothball in their closets and cabinets and other places. Well, it is efficient for killing or repelling insects away from fabrics and other silver-colored moths. But mothballs are ineffective when it comes to bed bug removal. For bed bugs, you have to consider the other products made to kill them.
  3. Rubbing Alcohol: Rubbing alcohol seems to be the solution for too many problems lately. Some people believe that it can act as a detergent for detergent but to be honest, there is no proof of it. However, given its chemical composition, it contains 70% or 91% isopropyl alcohol so, it can kill plenty of them with a splash of direct spray. It has to be used in a safe environment because it’s also flammable. The kitchen is not an ideal place to use it.
  4. Use Ultrasonic Pest Repellers: Pest control service encourages people to use Ultrasonic Pest Repellers. They can be readily available and are always in abundant supply in many grocery stores. But most of them are a dilute mixture of actual products so they won’t work but it would be nice to clean your home and kill the other insects in your home.
  5. Essential Oils: Lately, there is a real spike in selling essential oils. Supposedly, they are the solution to every problem especially your headaches, fatigue, positive vibes and bed bugs that can be killed with an aromatic smell. However, not everything is true. There is definitely no essential oil that can keep away the bed bugs.
  6. Foggers: Another thing that plenty of homeowners use is foggers. They believe that it can kill bed bugs, but they don’t. In fact, they leave the residue on the surface which is also flammable.


Plenty of people spend money on the mentioned products but we urge you to buys the right products and don’t waste your money.



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