A bed is a place to get a good night’s rest. However, a bed bug infestation can easily ruin all of that. A bed bug is very hard to spot due to its tiny body and ability to hide during the day. Many will not even notice that they have been bitten by a bed bug as their bite marks are very similar to other insects’. Fortunately, there are signs of bed bug infestations that you can lookout.
Signs of bed bug infestations
There are a few physical signs that can tell you whether you have a bed bug infestation or not. Other than the itchy marks you will find on your body, you will also be able to find:
- Brown stains caused by the bed bugs on your mattress sheet
- Bloodstains on your clothes or bedding
- Shed bed bug skin on your bed
If you noticed these signs after waking up, a bed bug was probably feeding on you during the night. Check the edges of your mattress for any small brown insect. If you find any it indicates that the mattress could already be infested with bed bugs. It is recommended that you replace the mattress with a new one as getting rid of bed bugs requires a very long process. To prevent any more bed bugs infestation, you should get in touch with a professional and plan for regular check-ups.