Bed bugs are little brown tick-like bugs that live in your mattress and eat your blood while you sleep. As crazy as it sounds, some people shrug these bugs off as an irritant, not unlike mosquitoes. This attitude quickly goes away when they realize that bed bugs multiply like crazy, and getting rid of them is quite a hassle. The best way to deal with bed bugs is to not bring them into your house. "What? Bring them into my home? Why would I do that?" Bed bugs are hitchhikers, and infestations usually occur when one female bed bugs hitches a ride home with you after a vacation. A single female bed bug can produce as many as 5,000 babies in a six-month period. And, since bed bugs grow to adulthood in about a month, it doesn't take long for their numbers to get out of hand. But don't worry. We'll help you detect those bed bugs, so you can protect your home and your family against an infestation.