Here are some interesting facts about these small blood-sucking insects.
» Bed bugs like to live in cracks and crevices of a room during the day
» Bed bugs are attracted by your body heat and the carbon dioxide you produce when you lay in bed at night
» Bed bugs are crawling insects, so will reach you via your bed legs
» Bed bugs look like red/yellow/brown lentils that are about 5mm long; you can see them with the naked eye
» Females bed bugs lay up to 300 eggs over their lifetime
» Bed bugs need to feed on blood to be able to mature, but can go a whole year without feeding
» As bed bugs grow they shed their skin, leaving mottled brown skin on your bed and start to excrete their meal very soon after feeding so will leave small dark marks on bedding.
» Bed Bugs can be transported in luggage, clothing, furniture and bedding from one building to the next.
» It takes bed bugs between 3 to 10 min fill up on your blood
Find out how The Bugo can help protect you from these critters here.