Diatomaceous Earth Bed Bugs How to Use

When applying Diatomaceous Earth Bed Bugs solution, learning how to use it properly will give you maximum results.

Since the product does not give off fumes or release a lot of toxins into the atmosphere in order to kill the bed bugs, if you are not strategic when using it you may not see the results that you want.

This dust insecticide works well as long as the bed bugs come in contact with the powder. Usually, they would walk through the powder and be affected by it.

Some people need a product to kill bedbugs after they move into locations that are already infested with bed bugs. For example, you may go to a new house in a different state for work and find that these unpleasant little creatures are already there making the place a mess.

Bed Bug Speaking for the FDA (Photo credit: KAZVorpal)

Sometimes people purchase dwellings without being aware that bedbugs or wood lice are anywhere around. This is because they don’t do a thorough check for that type of problem. Individuals may check the foundation of a house, the electrical wiring and other major issues. They may sometimes forget to look for issues that may lead to health problems, like bedbugs, or mold.

English: Picture taken with permission of women affected by bed Bugs in infested dwelling, by Andy Brookes BSc(Biol),FRES (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Bed bugs may inhabit one area of the home. They may stick to your basement if you have bedding there or go to another room that they find comfortable and breed up there. They like spaces where they can find lots of places to hide.

When you are using Diatomaceous Earth Bed Bugs solution, you should look out for the places where the insects congregate. Use the dust insecticide in these areas and after about three days, you should see a significant number of dead bugs. 

An adult bed bug (Cimex lectularius) with the typical flattened oval shape. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Some people choose to apply a little of the fresh dust insecticide every now and again in order to prevent new infestations and discourage unwanted visitors. Users have said that Diatomaceous Earth Bed Bugs solution is also effective in killing cockroaches and silverfish.

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How to Use Diatomaceous Earth

Diatomaceous earth as viewed under bright field illumination on a light microscope. Diatomaceous earth is made up of diatom cell walls, an example of biogenic silica. Silica is synthesised in the diatom cell by the polymerisation of silicic acid. This image of diatomaceous earth particles in water is at a scale of 6.236 pixels/μm, the entire image covers a region of approximately 1.13 by 0.69 mm. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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  1. RBB1010 Says...

    On February 10, 2013 at 8:42 pm

    Good article, something we all should be careful about, thanks for a very good share.


  2. SharifaMcFarlane Says...

    On February 10, 2013 at 10:49 pm

    Thanks RBB ;-)


  3. LCM Linda Says...

    On February 11, 2013 at 2:59 am

    Interesting topic. Learn new things. Thanks!


  4. SharifaMcFarlane Says...

    On February 11, 2013 at 10:24 am

    Good to know Linda ;-)


  5. Eunike Says...

    On February 12, 2013 at 2:56 am

    Scary.


  6. Eunike Says...

    On February 12, 2013 at 3:00 am

    Scary.


  7. SharifaMcFarlane Says...

    On February 12, 2013 at 5:27 pm

    I don\’t like bed bugs.


  8. SharifaMcFarlane Says...

    On February 12, 2013 at 5:33 pm

    I don’t like the thought of anything living in bedding.


  9. KittyK Says...

    On March 5, 2013 at 7:13 pm

    I have never seen this and it is gross…


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