Four Myths About Bed Bugs!

Bed Bugs

The Unitied States saw few bed bug cases between 1940-1990’s.  Bed Bugs have made a come back and now people are cautious about bed bugs from staying at popular hotels to visiting friends.  Below are some Myths about Bed Bugs.

#1 Bed Bugs live in big cities like New York and Los Angeles

False.  Bed bugs are in every US city including COLUMBIA SC.

2#Bed bugs can fly and have wings.

False.  Bed Bugs can only crawl.

#3 Bedbugs transmit diseases to when I get bit by one.

False.  There have been no reporst of bed bugs transmitting disease to humans.

#4  Chemicals and Pesticides are the most effective treatment to get rid of bed bugs.

False.  Heat Treatment is the only way to 100% kill bed bug.

#5   I’m staying at a 5 star hotels.  They surely won’t have bed bugs.

False. Bed bugs do not discriminate.  5 star hotels and 1 star hotels can have bed bugs.

Keep checking back with us to learn more myths about bed bugs.

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