Insects

Check Your Laundry Hamper – Bed Bugs Love the Ripe Smell of Dirty Laundry


Bed bugs don’t always hang out on beds looking for people to bite. You can find these small pests in many other parts of your home. In fact, bed bugs are known to be drawn to piles of dirty laundry.

Bed Bugs and Laundry

When you’re checking your home for bed bugs, you might want to start with your hamper. Bed bugs could be lurking in your dirty laundry after being drawn to it. These pests seek out places where they think they’ll find humans to feed on and scents on your laundry tend to attract them. Keep in mind that you could have bed bugs hiding inside your suitcases while you travel if you put dirty laundry in them.

Dealing with Bed Bugs 

What should you do if you find bed bugs in your hamper or any other part of your home? NJ bedbug control experts can inspect your home and handle any infestations that you may have. You’ll need to put your dirty laundry and other items into sealed bags for washing in order to eliminate all bed bugs. Otherwise, they could crawl off of these items and reinfest your home.

If bed bugs are lurking in your NJ home, please contact Allison Pest Control as soon as possible. Our NJ bedbug control services can help you kick these pests out of your home.

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