Bed bugs stay close to their host sp always inspect everything on and near the bed first.
(TIP: A bright LED flashlight should be used to inspect dark areas.)
Look for dark stains on the mattress and around the headboard and bed frame.
Take your time and thoroughly inspect all cracks and crevices where bugs hide.
Dismantle the bed, turn over night stands and other furniture, remove pictures from the wall and even remove the headboard of the bed.
Bed bugs skins & eggs can also be found in common bed bug areas.
Adult bed bugs are about the size of an apple seed ( 5.5mm long) Adult bed bugs are generally a darker reddish brown color, vs younger ones which are light in color.