Bedbugs are small, brownish and oval insects that live on the blood of the humans and animals. They have flat leave like body and are almost of the size of an apple seed. After sucking blood from the body, their body becomes resist in color. The Bedbugs do not fly, but they can quickly move to the ceilings, walls, and floors. The female ones can lay up to hundreds of eggs and the immature bedbugs shed their skin five times before reaching the adult age. They need blood before each and every shedding. Although they cause pain and sucks blood, they do not cause any diseases. The bedbugs may enter the house with used beds and couches, luggage, clothing, etc. Sometimes in hotels and hostels, the irritation caused by the bedbugs becomes very a significant issue. For this reason, it is necessary to detect the bedbugs beforehand to protect yourself from the attack and irritation caused by the bedbugs. Their initial hiding place is the bed frames, box springs, mattresses, and headboards where they have easier access to bite and suck blood from the body in the night.
Detect Bedbug Infestation in Hostels:
Remember the primary process of knowing the infestation of active bug is to produce a live sample of the bedbug and there are a couple of ways available including:
1. Visual inspection of the resting and sleeping area, for example, the bed and furniture. Carefully look at the bed sheets, mattress, and bed. Pay close attention while looking for bugs in the bed area.
2. Installation of active monitors or interception devices under the legs of the couches and beds is one of the most important and economical ways to look for the low-level infestation of bedbugs. These devices can be placed under or immediately adjacent to the legs of the resting or sleeping area like the beds or the sofas.
3. Contracting a profession which deals with the pest management. You can get your necessary help from a pest control professional while living in a hostel. Mostly cheap hostels have beds with the bedbug infestation. So, call a professional if you cannot find the bug on your own.
4. Installation of mattress and spring encasements. These are expensive, but if you are a traveler and prefer cheap hostels for the living, then it can be a great tool for you.
If you can are concerned about the bugs in your sofas, couches and bed then you should do these upper mentioned things to detect the infestation of the bed bugs.