While their names may imply that bed bugs can only be found on your bed that simply isn’t the case. You can find bed bugs everywhere in the room where their host sleeps. They like to tuck away in spaces out of sight and out of reach, such as between baseboards, floorboards and the edge of the carpet. It’s also common to find bed bugs tucked away in close to furniture like nightstands, dressers everyplaces.
If the room has tile floors, shine a flashlight along any cracks or spaces between floor panels. Remember, a bed bug has a very flat body that can hide anywhere a credit card can fit. Use a bank card or something similar to scrape along cracks and crevices to attempt and dig out anything that might be hiding in them.
As a last measure, check any hanging picture frames or other very good decorations. Pull the cushions off any sofas or love seats in the area and check their seams for warning signs.
If you found any convincing signs of bed bug activity, the time to act is now! You can start by treating and isolating the bed, then move on to nearby furniture and other cracks and crevices in the room. Our 4-step solution describes how you can hit every probable hiding place with valuable chemical and no chemical methods.