If you visit a place that is infested with bed bugs you can easily bring them home with you. Frequent travelers are quite likely to encounter them at some point and should learn all about bed bugs. These bugs are the ultimate hitchhikers, they can attach themselves to fabric like clothing and suitcases. Bed bugs cannot fly or jump, they can will climb onto you while you are resting or drop on top of you from the ceiling. Once they are on your clothes, in your purse, or in your suitcase, bed bugs will find a place to hide until you get home.
There are many ways you can get bed bugs. Bed bugs are commonly found in hotels, rental homes, apartments, and dorm rooms, however an infestation can occur almost anywhere. Bed bug infestations can occur in an office, school, library, movie theater, restaurant, care facility, shelter and many other places.
Another common way to get bed bugs is by bringing used furniture into the home. Someone with bed bugs is selling their dresser, couch, coffee table, night stand, lamp etc. to you – the unsuspecting victim.
If your home has shared walls (like a apartment or condo) you can get bed bugs from your neighbors. The bed bugs can travel between the units through the wall voids Or between the floor and ceiling of stacked units.
Bed bug infestations can be found in houses, hotels, apartments, and dorm rooms, however an infestation can occur almost anywhere. They can also occur in a/an office, school, library, movie theater, restaurant, care facility, shelter and many other public places. It is very common to get bed bugs from the homes of friends or family, or when people come to visit your home or facility.