Bed Bug Treatments

Do Bed Bug Mattress Covers Work?
Bed Bug Treatments

Do Bed Bug Mattress Covers Work?

If you’ve been dealing with a bed bug problem, you’ve likely heard of mattress encasements. These are large, zippered covers that completely enclose your mattress. They’re designed to trap pre-existing bed bugs, and prevent new ones from reaching your mattress. Let’s take a look at what bed bug mattress encasements […]

how to use boric acid to get rid of bed bugs
Bed Bug Treatments

Does Borax Kill Bed Bugs?

Borax is a white powder that’s used widely—in detergents, in cosmetics, and even in pottery. If you didn’t know, it’s commonly used to make laundry whiter and to make water softer. It isn’t harmful; it’s a naturally occurring mineral compound. Borax can be converted into boric acid, which has many […]

how to make lavender oil spray for bed bugs
Bed Bug Treatments

Does Lavender Really Repel Bed Bugs?

Lavender can make any room smell nicer. But aside from that, people claim that lavender and other essential oils have different medicinal and household uses. Many of these claims are exaggerated, but some are perfectly true. Essential oils are natural, but that doesn’t mean they’re not toxic—which is a contradiction […]