When someone comes to meet with us in our IndoorBugs or virtually, a common question asks us, where do bed bugs come from? Most of them they repeat that when they started living in their new apartment, there was no (even a single sign) bed bugs. So how it prevails in my house?
Really it’s so easy as well as tough question to satisfy them. But when we explain them they can realize it that there have many reason to notice bed bugs in their house for the first time.
From our research in many places and person we’ve found that bed bugs come our living room or apartment by many ways and you’ll be surprised to know the fact. Though it is tough to find out exact reasons, but it can be identified the most probably reasons.
We’ll now focus the best 10 available reason why bed bugs are staying in your house/apartment and where do bed bugs come from actually?
Where do bed bugs come from:
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- Where do bed bugs come from:
- Other sources where do bed bugs come from:
1.From used furniture
It’s a common matter to use used furniture nowadays. Maybe you’re using your old furniture from the store room or you may buy it from any used goods market place; Old furniture or used furniture as like table, chair, dressing table or bed coach etc. We do it to save some money. It’s not bad at all. And there had little probability to have bed bugs in your used furniture. But if you take it from other, there can stay bed bugs and it’s one of the best reason to come bed bugs in your house or dream home. Bed bugs can hide in the old furniture easily and they come back when feed is needed for them.
2. when we keep our bag outside
Do you ever conscious when you keep your bag and purses outside. I think no. Because we never think, it can bear bed bugs in my residence.
Really when we go outside for work or shopping, we carry a bag. And we keep it any place like under the table or beside chair. Or when we go for shopping we keep the bags to the caretaker for safety reason. But do we know it’s a public place and many people are going and coming there and they are also keeping their purses there. So it can bear bed bugs to our home.
3. when we travel
When we travel for recreation, bed bugs can come with us. When we are traveling we are using Bus, trump or other vehicles to go our destination or to return and this public places are so nasty and not cared. As nasty place is for bed bugs. So you don’t know that you and your baggage can bear bed bugs and thus it’ll come in your house at one time.
Specially Egypt, India, Indonesia and most populated countries are the common factors where bed bugs are found.
4. when we stay hotel
When someone ask me, where do bed bugs come from? Firstly, I ask him/her, if he/she stays in the hotel last month for traveling? Yes, for traveling or other purposes, we have to stay for several days in the hotel. But do we know hotel is the best place to find bed bugs. So those days bed bugs are spreading to you and your belongings. You’ll bear bed bugs to your house by it. So bed bugs can come from the hotel as well.
5. when we go for cinema
Cinema hall is the public place and it’s not a clean environment. Researcher find out that Cinema hall is one of the common reason to spread bed bugs. Though not all but most of them we carry bed bugs from Cinema hall. When we’re going to Cinema hall we are bearing bed bugs and it can come our home too.
6. when we are in restaurant
Though restaurant is not the main factor, but researcher telling that we can found bed bugs there too. So bed bugs can come from the restaurant as well. As many people are passing in the restaurant, they can bear bed bugs in the restaurant. So you can take bed bugs from restaurant.
7. when you visit relative
If you visit a relative and if they have bed bugs in their house, you can find it in your house too. Yes! Where do bed bugs come from in my house? Most probably from bed bugs can come from your relative. As you visit your relative most of the time.
8. When you stay in the university or college residential area
University or college hall are public places and it is not well decorated and not clean also. And we have found that when we visit any educational hall they give us report, they have bed bugs. And I also the victim when I study in my university. So you or your child can bear bed bugs to your house from the university hall.
9. when relative visit you
As like point 7 relative or guest can bear bed bugs to your house, if they have bed bugs in their house. When they visit you they can bear bed bugs to your home by their belongings or bag or purses.
10. From the used book
It’s a common factor to borrow a book from your friends or near and dear ones and researcher have found that old even new book is a common method to bear bed bugs in your house. Even it can come from the library as well.
Because bed bugs like hiding places and where human is close. As book is good hiding place for this small insect and when you are reading this book, they can feed easily. As bed bugs feed with human blood. So used book can bear bed bugs easily.
Other sources where do bed bugs come from:
In the mentioned above places are the most reason to carry bed bugs in your home. Bed bugs can’t travel, but they can travel with you & your belongings. So bed bugs come when you go outside for work, travel or shopping.
See the below video to see where do bed bugs come from (with photos)
So most of the time bed bugs are coming in your home by your belongings and I’ll add one things that is your CAR. Your car can bear bed bugs to your home. Yes! Bed bugs can stay in your car, because many of your family or relative are using your car for necessary. So in the seat cover or belongings in the car can hide bed bugs and they can come to your home.
On the other hand, bed bugs can come to your apartment from your nearest apartment and if your nearest apartment is very old, it can be the paradise of bed bugs. So you can victim of bed bugs from those apartments. Bed bugs are small insects and move by crawling. So they can move in the wall or by the electric cables. So it’s easy for bed bugs to come in your home.
Bed bugs can even come from hospitals.
Household pets can also bear bed bugs in your home. Though bed bugs can’t feed blood from pets, but they can travel by pets.
In the end, what will you tell? Where do bed bugs come from?
Bed bugs can come in your home by traveling and used belongings most of the time. So be careful when you’re affected with bed bugs.