Bed Bug Treatments

Natural Remedies to Get Rid of Bed Bugs Permanently

Do Natural Remedies Get Rid of Bed Bugs Permanently?

Everyone ‘prefers’ natural remedies for getting rid of bed bugs, not least because they tend to be less toxic. The issue is that natural pesticides aren’t as good at killing bed bugs as synthetic pesticides or heat treatment. Some natural remedies can kill bed bugs, but not get rid of […]

does tea tree oil kill bed bugs?

Is Tea Tree Oil Good for Getting Rid of Bed Bugs?

If you’re wary of using synthetic chemicals to kill bed bugs, you may want to use a natural insecticide spray like tea tree oil. The only problem is that natural bed bug treatments aren’t usually as effective. Tea tree oil is an insecticidal that kills bed bugs instantly, but the […]

permethrin bed bugs treatment

Does Permethrin Kill Bed Bugs?

Scientists have worked for decades to invent new pesticides. There’s a lot of money to be made in finding a treatment that kills bed bugs. A pesticide used in many bed bug sprays is permethrin. Permethrin spray is toxic to pest insects. It’s a naturally toxic substance found in chrysanthemums. […]

bed bugs in low income housing

Bed Bug Treatment for Low Income Families

You’ve got bed bugs, but little or no money. You might think that you have no options, but there are some good bed bug treatments for low-income families. Specific DIY methods work well, but you have to perform research to find out what is most likely to get fast and […]

how to use diatomaceous earth bed bugs

How Effective is Diatomaceous Earth for Bed Bugs?

Natural bed bug treatments are becoming increasingly popular. The issue is that while some work, others are scientifically unproven and ineffective ideas. Using diatomaceous earth for bed bugs is a popular treatment method, but whether it works is another question. Diatomaceous earth scratches away the outer waxy layer of bed […]

does peppermint oil kill bed bugs?

Is Peppermint Oil Good for Killing Bed Bugs?

Essential oils are a natural home remedy and contact killer for bed bugs. This means that it must be sprayed directly on these parasitic pests to be effective. Peppermint oil is good for killing bed bugs when sprayed on them directly, not least because of its potent smell. Peppermint oil […]

heat treatment for bed bugs effectiveness

Will Heat Treatment Kill Bed Bugs?

Heat treatment is an effective way of killing bed bugs instantly. Many professional exterminators rely on this method, as bed bugs are becoming resistant to pesticides. The question is whether bed bugs can become immune to heat, and whether heat treatment really works. Heat treatment works at 122 degrees Fahrenheit […]

does freezing kill bed bugs and their eggs?

Does Freezing Kill Bed Bugs and Eggs?

You want to kill bed bugs fast with a DIY method to cut treatment costs. One popular method of getting rid of bed bugs is extremely cold temperatures. If freezing kills bed bugs and eggs, you could put the infested items in the freezer or leave them outside during winter […]