These lazy fellows do not fly, run or move to other places on their own. Then, where do bed bugs come from? They do not have a particular native home. They can be found in any corner of the world. They are part of the insect family. They are absolutely free of any sort of racial discrimination as they can be found anywhere.
- When you leave the city bed bugs can hide in the seams of your luggage.
- They can be unknowingly hidden in bags and boxes.
- Whenever you bring second hand furniture to your home, unknowingly you could be bringing home someone else’s problem, their bed bugs.
- You can bring bed bugs from your neighbor’s place. They can hitch a ride home on your clothing or anything else you are carrying.
Bed bug infestation on a mattress
Bed bug infestation on furniture
- They can easily crawl along wires and pipes.They can come through the dead spaces between walls.
- They are present in laundry rooms and they can easily propagate from there to other places.
- Their 1/4 inch size easily enables them to sneak into trailers, buses, luggage, baggage, clothes, planes, trains, almost anything without being noticed.
Infestation in a carpet
- They can hide under carpets, inside floor cracks, in mounted light fixtures, under baseboards, in wall voids, or almost anything and anywhere.
Despite using every way to eliminate bed bugs, anytime they can make their unwelcome comeback. Pest control authorities claimed that bed bugs did not exist after World War 2, but the fact is that the bed bug population was only reduced post World War 2. They still exist.
The best way to get rid of them is to eliminate them completely. So the next time you find a bed bug crawling on your bed just look for the ways to kill it rather than wondering, “where do bed bugs come from?”