What Are Bed Bugs?

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1. WHAT ARE BEDBUGS?

Bed bugs are small, flat, wingless, red-brown insects that will feed on the blood of people and animals while they sleep.

 2. WHO IS AT RISK FOR GETTING BED BUGS?

The thing is everyone is at risk for getting bed bugs, especially when visiting an infested area. However, people who frequently travel should be more leery of their surroundings and sleeping quarters as bed bugs spread through traveling.

 3. WHERE DO BED BUGS HIDE?

More than likely the best place that bed bugs will hide will be in locations near a food supply. Many times they will hide in suitcases, behind baseboards, in cracks and crevices and in folded areas to hitchhike their way around, usually coming out at night for a blood meal.

 4. DO BED BUGS FLY?

Bed bugs lack wings, therefore they cannot fly.

5. HOW DO YOU FIND BED BUGS?

Bed bugs will usually be found around or near areas where people sleep. They will hide during the day in places such as the seams of mattresses, box springs, bed frames, headboards, inside cracks and crevices, or any other clutter or objects around a bed.

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