What Do Bed Bugs Look Like (53 PICTURES OF BED BUGS)

Post date: November 9th, 2018


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Sometimes seeing pictures of bed bugs can help you identify if you’re attracting bed bugs and whether or not you need to start doing something about it.

Im sure some of us remember that old phrase…

Dont let the bed bugs bite

For the longest time most people thought bed bugs were just some made up creature!

If youre reading thisarticle, then its likely you have experienced (or are currently experiencing) a run in with bed bugs.

To help you out, we’ve curated 53 of the best images and pictures of bed bugs I could find that showcase what a bed bug looks like so hopefully you can identify what it is thats pestering you.

Ready? Let’s get started!

Bed bugs are flat reddish brown oval insects ranging from 4 to 5mm in length. They feed on blood and are only active during the night time.

I keep a very clean house, will that keep bed bugs away?

Not entirely, bed bugs dont care if your house is clean or dirty.

Although, if your house is clean, it will be easier to spot bed bugs if you have them.To keep bed bugs at bay you should take proactive measures such as:

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Bed bugs, although very annoying, pestering, and gross, are not carriers of disease unlike mosquitos, which can carry various diseases.

What they will do is bite you multiple times in close proximity while you sleep. The bites themselves arent painful, but will leave a reddish hive on your skin. The biting area will look very similar to a mosquito bite althoughslightly larger andA LOT itchier.

After they bite, they will retreat back to their hiding space. Click here for more on the dangers of bed bugs.

Click here for more information on treatments related to bed bug bites.

Need help getting rid of a bed bug problem. You need tocheck out this articlewhen you have a couple minutes.

Bed bugs tend to live in the seams of your mattress, in the box spring, in the folds of loosewall paper,in your sofa, under your rug, and any other area that is close to a feeding source. Bed bugs want to be near where they feed, so expect them to be close by when you sleep if you have them.

Youll find that a lot of bed bugs live in hotels because of the frequency at which people come and go inside of them. Bed bugs dont prefer hotels, rather there are a lot of people and its likely that someone will be carrying a bed bug at one point or another.

Also, unlike lice, bed bugs DON’T like to live in your hair! Some people are convinced and deathly afraid of going to sleep because of this. Not true, continue reading for pictures!

Bed bugs are VERY hard to get rid of mainly because they hide so well. Depending on the size of the infestation, you might have to look very hard before you find the culprit and stop the spreading.

If youre actively getting bitten, do the following things:

Click here for our complete guide on bed bug removal.

53 of the best Images and picturesof bed bugsBed bug size comparisons

9. Here is a picture of an adult male bed bug being sized at about 5 milimeters.

Want to skip all this research and just hire a decent exterminator for your bed bug problem?

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Want to skip all this research and just hire a decent exterminator for your bed bug problem?

Click here to check out our exterminator search tool where we instantly send you free quotes from trusted (and thoroughly vetted) exterminators in your local area.

(Process takes about 30 seconds)

Want to skip all this research and just hire a decent exterminator for your bed bug problem?

Click here to check out our exterminator search tool where we instantly send you free quotes from trusted (and thoroughly vetted) exterminators in your local area.

(Process takes about 30 seconds)

That’s it folks. 53 pictures and images of bed bugs. Hopefully now you have some sort of feel for what a bed bug looks like and how to spot one in your own home.

If after going through these images and you think you might have an infestation, we highly recommend contacting a 3 to 5 exterminators for quotes on bed bug removal. Bed bug removal is a very delicate process, which requires a highly skilled exterminator!

Please Note*** If you are attempting to kill or remove a bed bug problem, we highly recommend you consult and potentially hire a licensed exterminator or else you risk making your bed bug problem worse. Click here for our tool to help you find free quotes from pre-qualified exterminators in your area.

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