Bed Bug Sprays – Are They Safe Or Effective

Anyone who has ever had an insect problem may have run into the hallway of their nearest store, pick up a huge can of bug spray and liberally sprayed into the whole area of ifestation. The problem is, most of the time this spray is for outdoor use or for your home area where people do not linger like under the sink, in the basement or around the floor.

Insect sprays usually come in several varieties such as wasps, cockroaches, and "kill them all" but have you ever seen a bed bug spray? Probably not. This is not because there is not a high demand for them, it is only because certain insect physiology is more or less susceptible to a variety of chemicals. However, a natural bed bug spray indeed works as an effective eco defense bed bug killer that can handle the toughest infestation.

Chemicals that might work well for bed bugs often the same chemicals you really DO NOT want to spray on your bed or furniture. It can give you a rash, awful smell and can cause you to throw your items away. This is what you want to avoid when doing this type of treatment of bed bugs. You do not want to lose your belongings.

Let us examine some alternative products that may work for your situation.


If you do not really see any bed bugs yet, it sure couldn't hurt to prepare, especially if your neighbors have picked some upon. A good prevention method is to use a product such as an all-natural repellent. It is usually placed in strategic places such as under the couch or under your mattress.


Just noticed one or two-bed bugs on the new sofa you bring home? Prevention products should continue to work well here but you might want to actively pull your sofa apart looking for insects that should not be there. This is where a natural spray that is used in combination with prevention products can work wonders.