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Monday, December 9, 2013

Bed bugs are a common problem that unfortunately many people deal with at some point in their lives. These parasitic insects feed on the blood of humans and other animals and often live in warm homes in beds and bedding. Bed bugs can cause numerous problems such as skin rashes, allergic reactions, and they can even have psychological effects as well. Most of the time, individuals do not even know that these insects are feeding on them because they are most active at nighttime when people sleep. Before an infestation breaks out, there are ways to prevent these pesky insects from making a home out of an individual's bed.

Bed bug proof mattress covers are covers that completely encase a mattress, protecting it from bed bugs, and other nuisances such as bacteria, dust mites, and perspiration. Bed bug proof mattress covers are easy to slip on. They come in different sizes and can fit on the following mattress sizes: twin, twin xl, full, full xl, queen, and king. Simply slide the cover over the mattress and zip it up. It is important to purchase a mattress cover that has been tested and proven effective at stopping bed bugs from entering the mattress. It also helps to get a cover that can easily be washed. These covers can be made from different materials, but Stretch Knit Fabric is soft, stretchable, and it can be washed in hot water.

When a mattress remains uncovered, it can become at risk of a bed bug infestation. Even the cleanest homes are at risk of bed bugs, so it is important to take extra measures to prevent these insects from living in the mattress. Bed bugs cause bites that often itch, are red, and located on the face, hands, neck, or arms. It is important to recognize the signs of an infestation and tackle it before it gets out of control. If a mattress is covered and bed bugs make a home out of bed linens, this problem can be remedied by washing the bedding in the hottest water possible. A bed bug mattress cover is a way to provide peace of mind when sleeping.

Frankly speaking, everyone should have such a  mattress protector. Protect your mattress investment, and you and your loved ones!

by: Palmetto Linen