Owing to their small size, bed bugs may make their way through any cranny into your house. Your visitors may also bring them on their clothes. As a result, a bed bug infestation may end up creating a nuisance that is often difficult and expensive to eradicate. Therefore, understanding how to keep your house bed bugs free is an important step in maintaining a comfortable living environment. Hereunder is an informative guide to rid you off these annoying critters provided by our professional bed bug control specialist Tom. (more…)
Bedbugs have been disturbing people during their sleep for more than 3,000 years. Even citizens of Ancient Greece experienced bedbug problems. It is supposed that European migrants are the chief sources of the increased bedbug problems in North America as they brought bedbugs accidentally to North America during the 1800s. These blood-eager hitchhiking bugs most likely traveled in clothing, furniture and luggage of people who were migrated to North America. (more…)
Prevention is the best way to avoid a major bedbug problem. These insects are highly invasive and once they set up camp in your home, getting rid of them will prove both costly and time-consuming. Thus, any effort that you make to avoid an infestation is going to be well worth the investment of money and time. (more…)
There are two types of bedbugs-one that prefers cooler climates of North America and Europe and a tropical one that inhabits Africa, Asia and South America. This means that practically each household in the world is prone to these pesky, irritating crawlies. Bedbugs are thoroughly opportunistic as they sneak into our homes through our luggage or contact with something carrying them and it is very hard to remove bed bugs. (more…)
The mention of bedbugs creates the impression of a bed in a dirty room that ends up being infested with the pests. However, the truth is that bedbugs can strike anywhere including in relatively clean households. The reason this is possible is because the pests live in furniture, clothes and in many other household items.
It may take just a weekend trip for your clothes and bedding materials to be infested with bedbugs. Once they get a chance to lay eggs, they are likely to multiply in a short while and by the time one gets to realize what is going on, they will have a big problem on their hands. The first signs that there are bedbugs in the house will be when one discovers bedbug bites on their skin. With the bedbugs having multiplied, the first worry will be how to treat bedbugs bites, while the second concern will be how to get rid of bedbugs. (more…)
Bed bugs are difficult to get rid of, but many people bring them home or contract their painful bites while traveling. Although it does take a little more time and effort, it is certainly possible to prevent bedbugs while traveling. To keep these pests at bay, follow this advice and reduce the risk. (more…)
Bedbugs are such irritating blood suckers that no one ever really wants a repeat infestation in their homes. Once you have had the unfortunate experience of having bedbugs, you do everything you can to rid yourself of them and to ensure that you never contact them. You itch, you burn, you can sleep and your skin develops odd looking bite marks that can be rather unsightly. So, how do people end up with bedbugs in their homes?
There are several ways through which you can unknowingly contract and bring bed bugs into your home. Most of these ways are completely accidental but some stem from pure carelessness on your part. Below, is a list of the different ways through which one can bring bed bugs into their home. (more…)
Bedbugs are becoming one of the foremost pest control problems. With huge colonies able to reproduce quickly and the fact that they can be difficult to spot with the naked eye, bedbugs are difficult to identify and eradicate. Since more people are finding themselves or people they know exposed to these pests, it is important to have knowledge of the most important facts about them. We will take a close look at the five things that everyone needs to know about bedbugs. (more…)
Bedbugs are bothersome little pests that you need to get rid of as soon as possible. The ability to detect the presence of these bugs at an early stage is critical to ensuring that their presence does not escalate into a full-blown infestation. There are many bedbug detecting devices in the market. However, it is worth noting that no single device is 100% effective. You might need to use a combination of one or more devices to increase your chances of success in detecting these irritating intruders.
Bedbugs are small parasitic insects which mainly live on human and animal blood. Regardless of their size, these are horrific nighttime creatures which are extremely shy and will therefore tend to be drawn to the human body at night. This is when they seek warmth because they are averse to cold conditions besides the main agenda which is feeding in human blood. One way of identifying the presence of bedbugs is through their bites and this sets the stage for eliminating them. However, it is a little daunting to identify the symptoms of bedbug bites because there are a few insects which behave in an awfully similar way. As such, one needs to review some of the common bedbug traits and symptoms before concluding whether it is a bedbug bite or not. That said, one must consider the following when trying to identify the bedbug bites: (more…)