How to tackle bed bugs with sprays
Bed bugs are a problem that one never wishes to face even a minor version of in their lives any time. The flat, oval-shaped, brown-reddish colored wingless bugs are less than 7mm long, but when the problem occurs, they appear in large numbers where size doesn’t matter. The average female bedbug can deposit up to five eggs a day and can lay over 200 to 500 eggs in a lifetime. They can live over 300 days under normal room temperature with adequate food.
The only way to get rid of a bed bug infestation is to use bed bug sprays which contain a variety of chemicals which tend to destroy the creatures. With the wide variety of bed bug sprays available in the market today, one needs certain kind of knowledge about bed bug sprays before using them.
Usually, bed bug sprays are divided as artificial and natural sprays. Professional sprays are highly recommended than the organic ones because of their long-term staying power and enduring killing effect which works even after they dry. It is important to spray the chemicals where the insects usually hide, mostly inside the floor cracks, corners and under the skirting boards. Listed below are some of the natural and professional bed bug sprays best sellers.
Artificial Chemical Sprays
Pyrethrin “ Pyrethroid-based bed bug sprays are the most popular and effective chemical sprays. This can directly attack the nerve cells and cause multiple nerve excitation and leads to the insect’s paralysis and then to death. According to the EPA (The United States Environmental Protection Agency), the registered effective ingredients for bed bug restraint comprise 16 pyrethrins and pyrethroids, 4 neonicotinoids, 3 inorganic compounds, alcohol, DDVP (dichlorvos), chlorfenapyr, propoxur, S-hydroprene and neem oil.
Insect Growth Regulators “ One can also use IGRs (Insect growth regulators), of which an active ingredient is Hydroprene. It poisons the insects directly and has high level of enduring effect which destroys insects even after several days.
Bed Bug Killer by EcoRaider “ This spray can kill bed bug contact organically. Since it is an organic product, it can take a week or two to destroy the infestation completely. However, it literally kills bedbugs, even those at larval stage and the adult stage, with a two-week residual effect. Direct spraying is important. This spray is even available in travel size, enabling one to carry it on trips as well. In fact, the Entomological Society of America’s journal publication confirmed that Bed Bug Killer by EcoRaider is the most effective bed bug killer.