Don’t let the bedbugs bite.”
This is easier said than done since the tiny six-legged insects, hide during the day and feast on your blood at night.
What Exactly is a Bed Bug?
Although most people believe that the bed bug is tiny (like a flea) the common bedbug is actually quite easy to see with the naked eye. The adult is usually about 0.2 inches long and has a reddish-brown color.
Most people, even those who have an infestation in their home, have never seen a bedbug — not because they are too small, but because they generally are only active during the wee hours of the morning. The rest of the time they hide down in the mattress or box springs.
Bedbugs also inject an anticoagulant to keep your…