The Sneaky Invaders
Bed bugs are the ultimate stealth artists. They’re tiny, nocturnal, and adept at hiding in your bedroom. They thrive on human blood, and they’re not afraid to make your mattress their five-star dining establishment.
By raising your awareness and using preventive measures, you can significantly reduce the risk of encountering and dealing with a bedbug infestation.
A few tips:
Inspect Your Accommodation
Inspect the mattress, headboard, and nearby furniture like a detective, look for signs of bedbugs, such as reddish-brown stains or small reddish-brown bugs that resemble apple seeds.
Use Protective Encasements, seal the Cracks
Linen-etc.com has specialised bed protection including hypo allergenic and bedbug-resistant encasements. At Linen-etc.com we offer the solution, protectors that encase your mattress or pillows, not allowing any bedbugs to sneak in. This can help prevent bedbugs from hiding in cracks and crevices on the mattress.
Regularly Launder and Dry Bedding
Linen-etc.com understand the importance of being able to wash bedding and other linens at least at 60°C and dry them on the hottest setting to help kill and prevent any bedbugs. Remember this temperature is the lowest temperature to kill germs and destroy eggs, so it’s important to know that you can wash up to this temperature when you can.
You can find a full range of hotel quality bedding that are washable up to 60°C at Linen-etc.com, including 180 thread poly-cotton percale, 200 thread count percale, 300 thread count sateen & 400 thread count percale.
Reduce hiding spots for bedbugs by minimizing clutter in your living space. Clutter provides additional hiding places for these pests, making it harder to detect an infestation.
Be Mindful During Travel
When traveling, use luggage racks and avoid placing your belongings directly on hotel furniture or the floor. Keep your luggage sealed when not in use. Bed bugs are globetrotters, and they might just hitch a ride on your suitcase after a vacation, inspect your luggage thoroughly.
Learn about the signs of a bedbug infestation, such as small reddish-brown bugs, tiny white eggs, or small dark stains on bedding. Early detection is key to preventing a widespread infestation.
Seek Professional Help
If you suspect a bedbug infestation, seek professional pest control assistance promptly. Attempting to handle a significant infestation on your own may not be effective.
Bed Bugs might seem scary but with the solution that we offer at linen-etc.com you can guarantee a peaceful night of sleep for you and your guests. We have available in-store and online pillow and mattress protector encasements in all the sizes. They are also breathable, and you can wash them up to 60°C to make sure that no bug resists. Linen-etc.com also offer a range of hotel quality bedding washable at 60°C to help create a bug-proof environment and an exceptional sleep experience for you and your guests.
For more information please contact Linen-etc on (+351) 282 697 791.