how to get rid of bedbugs naturally
1. Bleaching Powder

Take some bleaching powder and wash your furniture and clothes with it. This remedy helps eliminate bed bugs.

2. Steam Treatment

Get your carpets, mattress, cushions steamed if you want to get rid of this problem. Bed bugs can’t survive in high temperature (above 50 degrees or 150 F). Steam permeates through these materials and destroys the bugs and prevents the egg from surviving.

3. Steam Treatment

Get your carpets, mattress, cushions steamed if you want to get rid of this problem. Bed bugs can’t survive in high temperature (above 50 degrees or 150 F). Steam permeates through these materials and destroys the bugs and prevents the egg from surviving.

4. Scented Dryer Sheets

Place some scented dryer sheets on the surface of mattresses, inside your pillowcase and between the box spring and mattress. It can be used as a protection against bugs, as odour of the sheets is repulsive to them.

5. Hair Dryer

Bed bugs cannot tolerate high temperature, so you can set the dryer at the highest mode to remove bed bugs.

6. Vacuum Cleaner

The suction wand of the vacuum can remove the bed bugs from sleeping quarters, perimeter of carpets, seams of the mattress, under baseboards, box spring, crevices and other susceptible places.

7. Talcum Powder

Sprinkle talcum or baby powder on the infested area. This treatment will suffocate the bugs and kill them.

8. Silica Gel

Apply the grinded silica gel everywhere in your bedroom, including walls, around the bed and on your mattress. The bugs get stuck in this gel and die. It also acts as a dehydrating agent which helps kill bugs easily.

9. Stiff Brush

Scrub the mattress seam using a stiff brush to eliminate the bedbugs and remove their egg.

10. Caulk

The caulking is the best technique to destroy pests and leaving no space for the bugs. You can apply caulk to seal the gaps on the cabinets, crevices, joints in baseboards and cracks in plaster.

11. Cold treatment

Bed bugs can’t withstand cold temperature. All you have to do is to put the infested items in freezer for four days at 0oF.

12. Lemongrass

You can use lemongrass to kill the bedbugs and their eggs, as it increases the acidic condition inside the bug. Bed bugs cannot bear the odor of lemongrass and ultimately helps you get rid of them.

13. Lavender

You can use lavender oil, soap or its powder to get rid of bed bugs. Besides, place fresh lavender leaves on the infested area to keep these bugs away. This is one of the effective methods as the scent of lavender oil nauseates them, and eventually, destroys them.

14. Baking Soda

Baking soda helps absorb moisture from the body of bed bugs due to its drying properties. It has antimicrobial properties which destroys bed bugs. Spread some baking soda around the crevices and cracks or wherever you find bugs. Don’t forget to vacuum the soda after few days and re-apply it.

15. Cayenne Pepper

The antimicrobial properties of cayenne pepper assist to kill bed bugs.

Take 1 tsp each of cayenne powder, oregano and grated ginger. Boil them in water. Strain and spray the solution around the entering spaces of your room and areas where bed bugs may be hiding.

16. Boric Acid Powder

Spray some boric acid powder in the area where bed bugs may be hiding or in the clothes, mattress, cabinets, kitchen and bathroom. This remedy helps get rid of them.