There are several signs that bed bugs have infested your car, such as rust-colored blood stains or dark streaks. You might also see abandoned exoskeletons or small black eggs. It’s best to seek the help of a reputable pest control company for a thorough inspection.
The first step to treating a car for bed bugs is to eliminate any clutter and eliminate hiding places for the insects. You can also clean the fabrics and rugs in the car thoroughly. Then, monitor the car for bed bugs every few days. Green recommends performing this step at least once a week.
The interior of the car can get quite hot, which will kill bed bugs. However, this heat may not reach the inner areas of the car. For example, bugs in the car will not hide under the floor mats or upholstery, but they can fit in small cracks or crevices in the dashboard.
You should not let others ride in your car if you suspect you have bed bugs. The problem can be embarrassing and you may not want to tell others. But if you are certain you have an infestation, you can start the treatment process as soon as possible. By following these tips, you can locate and eliminate bed bugs.
You can begin treating your car for bedbugs by vacuuming thoroughly. However, frequent vacuuming may not kill all the bugs or their eggs. But frequent vacuuming is crucial in ensuring cleanliness. Just remember, bedbugs love fabric, which is why they lay their eggs in the fabric.