How Bed Bugs Spread?

Summary:

Bed bugs don’t have migratory habits, so how do they spread? The answer is simple: they hitch a ride. If you go over to a friends’ house and they have bed bugs, you may likely take them home with you, they can then spread to your friends’ homes from yours.

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Hi, I’m AJ with Bulwark Exterminating. This is the bedbug quick facts.

How do bedbugs spread?

Bedbugs spread through hitchhiking, when you visit a place of business or a friend’s home or you go on a trip, if there are bedbugs present, and you sit down or lay down in that area, all a bedbug has to do is crawl onto your luggage or clothing and hitch a ride back to your house.

We call them hitchhiking insects. That problem is now introduced into your environment and then if you have a friend come over, visit and let’s say you have one or two bedbugs in your couch, they now have the problem at their house.

If you don’t have bedbugs, and somebody visits your home and they do have them at their place. You can also get them that way as well.

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