We humans face many problems in our day to day life. They affect us in many different ways, some affect us mentally and some physically. The problems, their causes and their effects may be many but we have also devised ways to curb these.
Travelling carries many adventures with itself, be it good or bad. Bad experiences tend to spoil our day. Be it travelling woes, restlessness, or be it improper accommodation. One could definitely forget travelling woes and restlessness, but improper accommodation is a thing which stands unbearable for anyone.
Improper accommodation leads to lack of proper sleep due to various problems, but the main cause for the same is rising diseases due to bed bugs. Yes, you heard it right bed bugs have been proving to be the main cause behind this increasing menace.
Discovering the Problem–
These bugs are insects belonging to the family of cimicidaes. They have been prevalent mainly in the areas which were overcrowded or most visited. But nowadays, they start to show their effects in the most cleanest areas too due to the easy movement of luggages which have been infested by them.
Now one may need to discover the areas of the most prevalent of these bugs. After years of research, we have a group of individuals termed as exterminators who are employed for the extermination of these insects causing problems and diseases in the humans.
Bed Bug Extermination–
Historical techniques show us the use of DDT and insecticides which truly were anti-bug elements but were dangerous for humans too. But with changing trends, bug extermination has become a new employable profession and bed bug exterminator are in huge demands in various hotels and big houses where this problem is much more prevalent.
The job of a bed bug exterminator involves the inspection, treatment and re-inspection. The bug extermination process starts with the location of these infections causing agents in the bed linens, pillowcases, sheets and box springs.
Then, during the treatment process, the bed bug exterminator sprays pesticides in amount advisable for both the treating of bugs, i.e., killing them effectively and also ensuring human safety. After this removal process, they again visit the places to check whether the treatment process has been effective or not.
Creating Awareness and Educating People–
But one may ask whether only this extermination process is sufficient or some other steps may also be taken for the same. These involve the education of the common people to locate these pests themselves and use various other methods for this treatment.
The average treatment cost could lie between $5000 to $80000 for large apartments. But for small scale problems various methods like using mattress encasements, portable steamers, using petroleum jelly and various other methods are employed which are not costly. The bed bug extermination is a process to be taken as soon as possible so as to prevent further damage to the humans.
As biting by these bugs could lead to infection and also to allergy one may need to take preventive measures at proper intervals for their extermination.