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Sprinkling baking soda around my bed once in a while really kills off bedbugs. Shouldn't anyone know it?

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  • 2 months ago
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    they will when you asked this question,one thing that also helps is not using a regular bed or couch to sleep in, then they dont have cushions or a mattress to live on, i sleep on an airbed and that helps me a lot

  • 2 months ago

    It scratches their oily skin.

  • CB
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Diatomaceous earth is safe and effective way to control bed bugs- takes 7-17 days so not instant - (if you are dead set on sprinkling white powdery substances around your room might as well be one that is recommended for bed bugs)

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    There is no scientific evidence to suggest that baking soda is a successful home remedy for bed bugs. Baking soda actually breaks down when it comes into contact with water, so the idea that it can absorb the thick fluids found on a bed bug shell is quite questionable.

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  • 2 months ago

    How would baking soda kill bed bugs unless you drowning them in it? 

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