How To Check Your Mattress For Bed Bugs

Bed bugs hide in seams and crevices, multiply quickly, and can cause itchy bites and stress. 

Inspect your mattress for bed bugs every month, or more frequently if you travel often, have guests, or live in an area prone to infestations.

How Often Should You Check Your Mattress For Bed Bugs?

How To Check Your Mattress For Bed Bugs

Visual Inspection: Look for small, reddish-brown bugs, especially around seams, tags, and edges. 

Check for Signs: Spot tiny blood stains, dark fecal spots, or shed skins on the mattress. 

Use a Flashlight: Shine it along the mattress and bed frame for better visibility. 

Inspect the Bed Frame: Check cracks and joints in the bed frame and headboard. 

Examine Adjacent Areas: Look in nearby furniture, nightstands, and behind wall art. 

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