How to Make Homemade Bed Bug Spray And Use It

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How to Make Homemade Bed Bug Spray

Making your own homemade bed bug spray is really important because it will prevent you from using toxic chemicals on the place you sleep. This homemade method will also make your bed smell great as well. Bed bugs aren’t good, and they will bite you as well when you sleep.

Getting rid of the bed bugs the paper way with heat would be the best way, but you can use this method to spray and get rid of the bed bugs and other insects that might be on your bed or around your bed. First, you will need to learn a few things about bed bugs.

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How Long Do Bed Bugs Live For?

Bed bugs can live up to 10 months or a year, but they have to feed on blood every few days. If you have sensitive skin and the bed bugs bite you, you will have swelling and a mark on your hand.

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How to Know If You Have Bed Bugs?

Bed bugs will make you leave blood stains on the sheets of your pillow and even your pillowcase. You might also find rusty spots on the bed and mattress caused by the brown color of the bed bug. They will also leave a musty odor over time if you do not get rid of them.

 

The Method On How To Make Homemade Bed Bug Spray And Use It:

Below is a step by step guide that will teach you how to make bed bug spray from scratch. You will need to buy a few things first, so buy them before you start to clean your sheets and other stuff because you cannot put new sheets on a bed bug infested bed.

What You Will Need:

Steps To Take:

Step 1. The first thing you need to do is wash the sheets that were on the bed with the bed bugs. Make sure to wash them on the hottest setting in the washing machine. When the sheets are dry, you need to shake them out properly so that the dead bed bugs come right out.

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Step 2 Making The Spray. Once you have cleaned all the sheets, you now need to make the bed bug spray. Fill the spray bottle 3/4 full with warm water and then add rubbing alcohol to the rest of it. 

You can now add 15-20 drops of lavender, mint, cinnamon, and orange to the spray bottle and shake it well. The essential oil is a natural repellent for any insect or bug.

Step 3. Once you have made the spray, spray your entire bed with the homemade spray. Ensure to spray every inch of the bed, including the side of the bed that is on the frame.

Step 4. Let the spray stay on the bed for an hour or two so that it can work on the bugs. Once the time is up, brush the bed off by hitting the bed with something so that the bugs can fall off. Put your sheets back on your bed when you are done.

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Final Thoughts:

This article will both teach you how to make a bed bug spray and use it on your bed to get rid of the bed bugs. Making bed bug spray is quite easy, so you just need to use it in the proper way to make it the most effective in getting rid of the bed bugs. 

This includes washing every sheet and pillowcase and even replacing pillows that were on that bed with the live bed bugs. If you follow all the instructions above, your bed should now be bed bug free, and the sprays should keep them away permanently.

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