Often linked to unsanitary or dirty living conditions, the bed bug can actually turn up almost anywhere, from the swankiest 5-star hotel to your meticulously cleaned bedroom. In fact, it is this very belief, that bed bugs only inhabit “dirty” places, that can contribute to a bed bug problem. People refuse to believe that “they” could have a bed bug problem and ignore the warning signs of an infestation.
Bed Bug Information
Bed bugs are wingless, nocturnal, and about the size of a small apple seed. Contrary to their name, they don’t always live in a bed. They may take up residence in your home in places like baseboards, chairs, even picture frames have been known to inhabited by bed bugs. True to their name though, they can most often be found living in mattress seams. This location provides shelter and abundant food supply (you) needed for their survival.
Signs of Bed Bugs in your Home
Some the signs of bed bugs are a rash like area or what appears to be small bite marks on the skin. Rust colored stains in the seam areas of linens and mattresses can also be a tell-tale sign of an unwanted guest in your home. If you suspect a bedbug issue, the best course of action is to call a professional pest control expert to asses the situation. The longer you wait the larger the problem will become. If the problem is small, you risk spreading the problem to other areas of your home, turning it into a much larger issue.
Your Local Bed Bug Experts
For over 35 years Eary Termite and Pest Services as been helping people with their bed bug problems. Call us today for a consultation.