When I was battling my bed bug nightmare, I didn’t have enough money to hire a bed bug exterminator, so I was forced to try out various bed bugs home remedies. Unfortunately, most of the home remedies I tried killed almost no bed bugs whatsoever. Part of it was my fault, as I wasn’t always as thorough as I could have been, but many of the products I bought or tried just didn’t work. If you’re going to do this yourself, please use my experiences and suggestions below to make sure that you’re successful the first time. Here’s a full list of home remedies and my experiences with them, but I strongly recommend a combination of dry steaming, mattress cover, and diatomaceous earth (numbers 3, 4, and 6):
As with my post on how to get rid of bed bugs, I’ve listed my two favorite suggestions at the bottom of the page. If I were to ever get bed bugs again, those are the 2 options that I would use as soon as I found the first bed bug.