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What You Should Do If You Have Bed Bugs

Posted on September 16th, 2020 by Knockout Pest

Dealing with a bed bug infestation is no walk in the park. It is no surprise that this can put a great deal of stress on a homeowner. Continue reading to discover what you should do if you have bed bugs in your home.

Stay Calm

Seeing a bed bug in your bed is enough to make anyone panic! However, that will only make the situation worse. Do your best to stay calm. 


When there is clutter everywhere, it just gives unwanted critters like bed bugs plenty of hiding spots. If you suspect that bed bugs have infiltrated your home, there is no better time to declutter. It will be easier to spot them and have them removed from your home once all of the clutter is out of the way. 

Clean Sheets & Blankets

Since bed bugs are known for setting up shop on mattresses, they could also be located on your sheets and blankets. To err on the side of caution, it is a good idea to clean your bedding. In addition, be sure to clean the laundry basket once you are done with the laundry. 

Are you dealing with bed bugs in your home? If so, do not try to resolve this issue on your own. Our experts can knockout bed bugs and keep them down for the count!

Call 1-800-244-PEST or 1-800-244-7378 to schedule an appointment with us.  

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