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How to Spot Bed Bugs in Lubbock TX

Bed bugs are tiny little insects, so you have to know where to look for them if you’re nervous that you have an infestation on your hands. They often hide in mattresses, box springs, furniture, and behind baseboards.

There are many more places where you might find bed bugs:

  • Bedding
  • Wallpaper
  • Luggage
  • Power outlets
Mattress infested with bed bugs

Can You See Bed Bugs Easily?

Adult bed bugs can be hard to spot given that they’re only about the size of an apple seed. What’s worse, they spend most of their time hiding out of sight, and they’re commonly confused for other insects. To add on, bed bugs are nocturnal, so they hide away during our times of activity and come out to feed during the night. These factors add up to make it quite difficult to tell you have bed bugs before your infestation grows large.

Where Do Bed Bugs Prefer to Hide?

When a bed bug infestation starts, it has usually been caused by people bringing them inside accidentally. Bed bugs like to hide in purses, backpacks, luggage, and sometimes clothing. This is why infestations often start right after someone has come home from vacation. Bed bugs are also often brought inside in infested furniture. Fortunately, bed bugs don’t often hitch rides on people. Once they get inside, bed bugs can spread across your home, looking for hiding places.

Where To Spot Bed Bugs In Lubbock TX

It can be hard to find bed bugs during the day, given that bed bugs are nocturnal. For the most part, bed bugs like to hide around our resting places. This could mean bedding, mattresses, furniture, and more areas. They can also take refuge behind wallpaper and baseboards, under rugs, carpets, and floorboards, inside cracks in our walls and electrical outlets, and any other narrow spot inside your home.

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