When you first begin to suspect you have bed bugs, you probably haven’t even seen them yet. You may wonder, “How big is a bedbug, what does it even look like?” For your reference and convenience, here is a bedbug image guide.
Here is an image of a bedbug next to a penny, you can see how small it is:
Here is a picture of a bedbug on a cotton swab, this gives you a closer look at one:
Here is an image we took of a bedbug next to a small paperclip:
Here is a photograph of a bedbug next to the tip of a pencil:
This is a photo of a bedbug next to a stamp:
Here is a bedbug compared with a seed on lined paper:
As you can see, from far away they would look similar:
Here is an picture of a bedbug on a scale, you can see how small it is, it doesn’t weigh much:
We hope these pictures have helped you to see how big (or rather small) a bed bug is. ThermaPure has a long history of treating structures for bed bugs. If you have a problem with them, please contact us.