Bed bugs can typically be found on mattresses, furniture, drapes, drawers, cracks and crevices and they usually feed at night when we're sleeping. They may carry some diseases and if you take bug bites for granted, they might cause infection.
There are several things you can actually try to kill bugs but if you are the type who don't feel like using chemicals to solve the problem then you can use steam to treat bed bugs. You can click this link to get more information about bed bug treatment.
How can this be effective? Bugs particularly hate high temperature, they don't like heat at all because it kills them. They can't survive temperature higher than 110F.
A lot of reputable pest control companies use steam cleaning to get rid of bugs. Before using the steam cleaner, the first thing that you have to do to treat bed bugs is to remove all trash and clutter from your bedroom so bugs will have fewer places to hide.
Wash and dry your clothes and bed linens using high temperature (120F minimum). If you don't want to use the dryer, you can just hang your clothes and bed linens on the clothesline outside on a hot and sunny afternoon.