Where Bed Bugs Usually Hide

by Dylan Bowen April 06, 2022 1 min read

Where Bed Bugs Usually Hide

Where bed bugs usually hide

The most obvious place to look for bed bugs is on your bed and carry on looking from there as bed bugs don't like to travel long distances. 

Where do Bed Bugs Hide During the Day? 

Bed bugs are mainly active at night, so when the sun comes up they like to stay nearby? Bed bugs do not usually crawl for long distances and they don't have wings so they tend to stay near the host. Bed bugs are only attached to people's bodies during blood feeding. In between blood meals, bed bugs can also be found nearby on furniture, behind wallpaper and under the edge of the carpet.

Where do bed bugs hide in your home? 

  • Laundry basket 
  • Clothes 
  • Ceiling 
  • Walls 
  • Picture frames 
  • Nightstands 
  • Dressers 
  • Draws 
  • Carpet 
  • Electronic devices 
  • Furniture 

Where do bed bugs hide in the bed? 

  • Pillows and pillowcases 
  • Headboard 
  • Box spring 
  • Underside 
  • Fitted sheets 

Where do bed bugs hide in public areas? 

Bed bugs need to be transported by a person or an object in order to move long distances. As a result, taxi and bus seats are frequent bed bug hiding places.

Dylan Bowen
Dylan Bowen


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