How to remove bed bugs


Bed bugs (Cimex lectularius) have been around and annoying innocent sleepers since the time of Aristotle.

While the ranks of these annoying pests were nearly decimated decades ago thanks to the toxic pesticide DDT, it proved a short-term victory.

Now that DDT is gone from our pest control arsenal, bed bugs are back, with a vengeance.

Here’s what you need to know about bed bug removal – and bed bugs themselves – to help you identify an infestation and safely eliminate it.