I'm a pest control pro – banish bed bugs & their eggs using 11p B&M toiletry essential which takes seconds to use | The Sun
EXPERTS have revealed that an everyday item from B&M that costs 11 pence a shot can banish bed bugs and their eggs.
There has been growing concern around bed bugs following reports the creatures were travelling on the Eurostar from Paris and ending up on London public transport.
Now experts at Pestcorn Pest Management have revealed that an item that costs around 11p per use could be a potential silver bullet in the war against bed bugs.
They have revealed that tea tree oil, which is on the shelves at B&M, can be used to kill bugs and their eggs.It's 1.69 from B&M which works out at around 11p per use.
The oil kills the bed bugs by penetrating the exoskeleton and suffocating the pest.
The experts have also revealed other essential oils which can blitz the hidden pests.
Lavender oil is often featured in insect repellents, and can also be used to kill bed bugs.
According to Pestcorn Pest Management: “Lavender oil contains compounds known to have insecticidal properties, so it makes sense that it could be used as a natural way to get rid of bed bugs.
"Bed bugs don’t like lavender and other essential oils because they’re toxic. Lavender contains compounds that kill bed bugs and their eggs."
Lake Norman Pest Control have claimed blood orange essential oil is proven to be one of the "most effective solutions when bed bugs are the matter and it can kill the pest successfully".
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They continue: “The scent can keep those pests away from your home and will prevent them from coming back."
Pest control experts have revealed where in the UK has the biggest infestations of bedbugs.
And a pest expert has now revealed the telltale signs your hotel room could be infested with bed bugs.
An expert said: "When the bugs get squashed, they release a lot of blood, especially around the seams of mattresses – which is
where they tend to hide."
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