By Marilyn Syarto
Finding out you have bed bugs in your furniture and bedding can be a nightmare. Just like head lice, it takes patience to eradicate these little bugs from your life. On the bright side, bed bugs are more annoying than they are dangerous because they don’t carry or spread disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). But bed bug bites can itch, leading to scratching and secondary skin infections, or serious allergies that can take a toll on you and your family. The bottom line: Eradicate them, pronto. Luckily, our comprehensive guide will teach you how to get rid of bed bugs for good.