Know the bed bug basics
What do they look like? (photo | link) | Where do they hide? (photo1 | photo 2 | link)| How do they spread? (link)
Watch for signs of bed bugs at home and in public
Bites - photo | Fecal spots - photo | Casts - photo | Live bed bugs - photo 1 | photo 2
Make your home less inviting to bed bugs
Seal up cracks, crevices and along baseboards.
Fix or remove peeling wallpaper.
Seal up spaces around pipes coming into your home.
Tighten face plates on outlets and phone jacks.
Encase mattress and box spring.
Places you may pick up bed bugs
Used mattresses and furniture
Homes of friends and family
Health care facilities
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