Signs of a bedbug problem:
Usually found in bedrooms
Are found in any dark area, not just beds
They feed at night when you are in bed
Can survive for months without a meal
An established infestation will also have an unpleasant smell, which I secreted by the bedbugs.
WHAT DO THEY LOOK LIKE
Bedbug adults are about 3.5 mm in length and have a thin waist, large abdomen and long legs, making them look like a spider. They are flat, wingless and vary from a pale straw to brown colour depending on how long it is since they last ate. And can last up to 1 year without a blood meal.
Mating takes place off the host, the female attaching up to 200 – 500 eggs to the structure.
The local temperature must remain above 10-13 degrees centigrade for the eggs to hatch.
They then take about 6-...