There's a few good ways out there to get these pests out of your home. Some are more expensive than others and depending on your lifestyle; some methods might use chemicals you aren't particularly fond of. There are also some great alternatives that have been proven to work well.
The Exterminator – The most expensive method, an exterminator will spray your home in various areas multiple times over the course of a couple months. This works well for severe infestations and is probably more suited for an owner of a boarding house or motel. If you are looking for Bed bug bites: pictures, treatment, and prevention then you can search the web.
Products That Repel – This should be your first attempt to get rid of bed bugs because it simply works. It can take some time but most of these products you can use at home yourself and are made of natural materials. You can find some that use cedar, herbs and various plant extracts and you just place them in the problem areas. The bugs can't feed, get irritated and either leave or die out.
Products That Trap – Inexpensive little plastic traps can be placed on bed legs, furniture legs and other areas insects may climb. They fall into these and can't get out so you can use this to identify them, kill them.