Bed Bug Treatment

There are few insects today that concern people more than the dreaded beg bug. Unlike some species of insects that are primarily found in certain geographic locations or appear in buildings that aren’t kept clean, bed bugs can show up anywhere. Even the nicest, most expensive hotels in the best part of town occasionally suffer from bed bug infestations. An individual bed bug can survive in your home for over six months, with female bugs able to lay up to five hundred eggs in the course of their lifetimes.
Treating a bed bug attack is a challenging task, since bed bugs are often able to hide in many different places, and if one bed bug survives, they will reproduce quickly. As a result, you should take steps to keep bed bugs from finding their way into the house in the first place. When traveling, always check the bed in your hotel, including under mattress sheets and pillows. Keep your bags off the floor, since dark hotel carpets can often hide bed bugs. When you get home, immediately put your clothes in the dryer on the hottest setting for at least fifteen minutes.

If your home has already been infested with bed bugs, there are some steps you can take to contain them. By keeping your home clean and free of clutter, you lower the number of dark hiding spots where they prefer to stay. Washing your linens often is important, as is drying them using the hottest setting on your dryer. Frequent checks of your entire house to see if their numbers are growing is also vital. Bed bugs can be difficult to remove entirely, though, so your best bet if you suspect an infestation is to contact us for a consultation. We have the knowledge and the tools necessary to solve your bed bug problem.

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