Bed Bug Control in Residences
This two-page document educates people about how to safely control bed bugs in the home. It provides basic information about bed bugs, including where they hide and where they may be found. The document explains how people con control bed bugs by themselves by setting up a "clean zone," and advises people how to kill bed bugs by hand. It provides tips on vacuuming, laundering, and using steam, freezing, mattress encasements, dry heat treatment, and insecticides. It identifies actions that are unsafe and should not be taken in the home. Contacts for more information are provided.