How To Kill Bed Bugs
Professional bed bug treatment is the most effective way to remove bed bugs from your home or business. Mrs. Bzzz bed bug control solution is a 3 step process. First we perform a thorough inspection of your home or business to confirm the presence. Next we will customize an effective bed bug treatment plan that is designed to eliminate your bed bug problem. Then, before we start a treatment, we will consult with you regarding your treatment plan and answer any questions you may have.
How Did I Get Bed Bugs?
Bed bugs can infest your home, condo, or apartment as well as businesses, especially hotels. Unfortunately cleanliness is not a factor in stopping these pest. Their food source is blood, specifically from you and your family or your customers if at a business location. Even the cleanest homes and five star hotels can still suffer a bed bug invasion. Bed bugs are “travelers” that can hide in your luggage and personal belongings to hitch a ride back to your home. Once there they can hide in many places and are prolific multipliers. Fast treatment is important bug to minimize the level of infestation.
Why Is It So Difficult To Get Rid Of Bed Bugs?
Unlike some pests, bed bugs do not live in a central colony. They live in groups and while mattresses are common location for them to reside they can also hide in furniture, clothes and even rugs. Since they hide during the day and active at night, it is often difficult to spot them. Not only do you need to kill the live adult bed bugs you must also prevent any eggs (bed bug larvae) from maturing into adults. They can be extremely difficult to control without the help of an experienced exterminator.
What Are The Signs Of An Bed Bug Infestation?
- Itchy welts in morning that were not there when you went to sleep
- Blood stains on your sheets or pillowcases
- Dark or rusty spots of bedbug excrement on sheets and mattresses, bed clothes, and walls
- Bedbug fecal spots, egg shells, or shed skins in areas where bedbugs hide
- An offensive, musty odor from the bugs’ scent glands
What Do Bed Bugs Look Like?
Bedbugs are small, oval, brownish insects that have flat bodies and are about 1/4″ long. After feeding their bodies swell and are a reddish color.
Do Bed Bugs Bite?
Bedbugs are active mainly at night and usually bite people while they are sleeping. The bugs feed for a few minutes and when full crawl away often unnoticed at the time. Most bedbug bites are painless at first, but later turn into itchy welts. Scratching those welts could lead to infection. Bedbug bites can be on any area of exposed skin. The bites differ from flea bits in that they do not have a red spot in the center. People may mistake the itching and welts to other causes, such as mosquitoes or other pest.
How Can I Prevent A Bed Bug Infestation
Mrs. Bzzz will help educate you on things you can control to help prevent or reduce repeat bed bug infestations.