Do you often feel like some kind of insect is biting you or something sharp is poking you while you sleep? Well this may not be a skin issue rather your bed may have bed bugs. Bed bugs are a kind of small insects that can perfectly hide inside your bed and in order to stay alive they suck on human blood. They come with sharp string which causes skin irritation while they try to suck on blood from our body.
We human rarely get time to take rest or be in our bed and if that rare time is being disturbed by bed bugs then there is nothing worse than that situation for sure. How do you get rid of bed bugs? It is the most common question that everyone is wondering about; well there are some amazing DIYs that would completely erase bugs from your bed like magic. Here are some of the amazing ways following which you can get rid of bed bugs:
The first and the most effective way here is to clean the entire bed and you cannot do that separately in more than one day. The entire bed needs to be cleaned in one single day otherwise the problem won’t get solved ever. You need to wash your entire bed with good detergent and you can even add neem powder which has antibacterial properties. Make sure to wash all the materials in hot water and the temperature of the water needs to be around 120 degree F. There are some materials that we use in our bed which cannot be washed which is quite common so you can always dry wash those materials. In this way all of the irritating bugs would be killed and you won’t be irritated anytime soon.
Well there are always such kinds of materials in our bed which cannot be washed or you cannot even dry wash those materials. Worry not, as there is another trick to remove bed bugs from those materials as well. Here you just need to wrap all of those non-washable materials with plastic, make sure to wrap it tightly. Now you have to keep those materials either under the direct sun rays or you can even heat those materials with the help of a heater. No matter what way you use but just make sure that at least 120°F is reaching to those materials. Heating method would not only kill those bugs but would make sure that germs as well as bacteria are also killed properly. You also need to make sure that your bed is not left moist for a long period of time.
Vacuum cleaner has become a common household thing so almost everyone own one and the best part is that vacuum cleaner can prove to be the fastest as well as easiest and most effective way to get rid of bed bugs. You just need to let your vacuum cleaner suck all the bed bugs from your bed and you are good to go and the bug problem would be solved instantly thereafter. Make sure to use a stiff stick or something like that to loosen up the bug eggs as they may lay eggs allover which would irritate you after a while if you won’t clean them. You can use this process each time you feel like bugs are biting you or even of you sense the presence of the bed bugs in your bed. Make sure to vacuum clean all the areas such as chairs, sofas, mattress etc as these things can have bugs as well.
Tea Tree Oil:
Tea tree oil is miraculous for our skin and you would be stunned to know that tea tree oil is a great insect repellent as well. This spray would help you to kills bugs from hard to reach places such as cracks, furniture joints etc. It is effective and easy to male so you don’t have to do a lot in order to prepare this spray. To make this spray you would just need some water, tea tree essential oil, and a spray bottle that’s it and nothing else. Now you need to fill the entire spray bottle with water and then just add 20 to 25 drops of tea tree essential oil and your insect repellent spray is ready. No you just have to keep on spraying this solution on your bed, sofa, chair, furniture etc and make sure to shake it well before you use it anywhere in your home.
Lavender As Well As Peppermint Oil Solution:
Lavender oil proves to be magical for our skin as well as hairs but for bugs it is deadly and it can act perfectly as an insect repellent. Many studies found that if lavender as well as peppermint oil could be combined together then they can act as most effective solution for killing the bugs. Moreover the aromatic essence of lavender oil would make you relax and would soothe your mind every time you would spray it. It is simple to prepare and you just have to fill a spray bottle with water and add 20 drops of lavender essential oil along with 20 drops of peppermint essential oil. Now you just have shake the mixture really well and then you can spray it all over to get all the benefits from it.
These were few of the most effective ways which you need to check out if bugs are irritating you while you try to relax.