Bed bugs are not capable of flying and do not have wings and unlike some other insects they cannot jump long distances. Bed bugs accomplish their movement by crawling and climbing everywhere.
Bed bugs are very good climbers and have been known to climb heights and drop down from above. They will often climb walls and descend down onto beds or other areas for feeding.
QUICK FACTS & TIPS
- Use metal luggage racks at all times. Bed bugs cannot easily climb metal surfaces, so they make an ideal overnight spot for your suitcase. Keep the rack away from the walls and any wooden furniture.
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