Do Bed Bugs Freeze?

If a bed bug wanders outside, it will eventually freeze or die. They’re able

to lower the freezing point of their bodily fluids, allowing them to live in

the cold for a few days.  However, Bed bugs are a transfer bug, meaning they don’t get into your house

like a Stink Bug or Asian Lady bug, through cracks in a foundation or around

your windows and doors. They are carried or transferred into your house via a

person.

Bed Bugs Have a High Cold Tolerance

They can remain active at temperatures as low as 46 degrees, and they can survive at even lower

temperatures. If you keep your house at a cooler temperature during the winter

months, bed bugs may slow down, but they still stay active.

To learn more about bed bugs, check out our previous posts. If you need help with bed bugs, give us a call today! 314-732-1413

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