Posted by Boutilier Acel on Tuesday, 11 February, 2020 22:17:58
How to Check for Bed Bugs in a Hotel Room 1. Do your homework before making a hotel reservation. 2. Check every inch of your bed. 3. Don't stop at the bed—check the carpet and furniture as well. 4. Keep your suitcase on a luggage rack far from the bed. 5. Request to change rooms.
Whatever the reason you suspect bed bugs, you'll first need to check the room for bed bugs and confirm an infestation before starting treatment. Early detection is key in an effective treatment - the sooner you hit an infestation, the sooner you can cut off their food supply and their ability to reproduce.
As information spreads about bed bug infestations on the rise, more and more people want to inspect their bed for bed bugs. This episode will walk you through a bed inspection and the critical
Thoroughly check the mattress, paying particular attention to edges, seams and air-holes. If possible, turn the mattress on its side to inspect the under-side too. Bed bugs are more likely to be closest to the head of the bed, but make sure you take a look at the foot end of the mattress too.
To spot bed bugs, look in and along mattress seams and bedding, in curtain and furniture folds, inside cracks or crevices in the walls, behind picture frames and mirrors, under loose wallpaper seams, on recently used luggage or backpacks, inside electronics, and inside clothing or cluttered areas such as closets.
If you suspect an infestation, remove all bedding and check it carefully for signs of the bugs or their excrement. Remove the dust cover over the bottom of the box springs and examine the seams in