Bed Bug Pest Control
Bed Bug Pest Control
Even if you don’t have a fully infested bedroom it’s still a good idea to keep your property free from bed bugs. The best way to do this is to get your rooms checked out on a regular basis. Also, getting rid of bed bugs is not something that can only be achieved through bug sprays and heat treatment. Bed bugs usually show up through cracks in walls and other factors. A lot of times taking care of those issues can be the first step towards real control over the presence of bed bugs on your property.
Is It A Good Idea To Use Preventive Methods?
This is a big yes! You shouldn’t wait until you literally spot bed bugs with your naked eye to give us a call. The best way to prevent bed bug infestations is obviously to wash your bed sheets and pillows regularly. At the same time, we can provide preventive services for you. Doing this on a consistent basis is going to virtually eliminate the possibility of a major bed bug infestation. It’s important to point out that sometimes the area that you live in could invite the presence of bed bugs and that’s also something that you should keep in mind.
Why Buying Bed Bug Spray May Not Be The Best Idea
It’s not that we’re against people going out buying bed bug spray because that runs us out of business. A lot of times, we’ve actually seen the opposite happen. People feel safe from bed bugs because they use the spray that they bought at the store. All of a sudden though they actually start spotting bed bugs and realize that their home is fully infested. Trying the do it yourself route when you’re not 100% sure of what you’re doing or the effectiveness of the products that you’re using could come back to haunt you.
How Often Should I Be Worrying About Bed Bugs?
We would say that worried is a strong word. The problem is that sometimes you’ve got a bunch of things going on in your life. The last thing that you want to think about is bed bugs. What we can do is put you on our frequent client list if you’d like. We’ll give you a call every 4 to 6 months to ask if you would like to get an inspection or a preventive service. That way you won’t have to be particularly worried about bed bugs at any point in time.
Where Do Bed Bugs Originate?
Bed bugs have been around for ages and at one point in human history, they were not even considered a threat. One bed bug can lay up to 250 eggs and they virtually can be found anywhere. Most of the time you bring them into your own home by accident. In apartment buildings dealing with outbreaks can be more frustrating because even if you eradicate them from your home if another home is allowing them to thrive they can come back quickly.
TREATMENT FOR BED BUGS
Common treatment of Bed Bugs is to use insecticides, although these may not always be effective. Bed bugs can also be treated by heating the infested items in a dryer on high heat for at least 20 minutes or encasing them in airtight plastic bags and placing them into 120 degrees Fahrenheit ovens for three hours.The best course of action is prevention when possible. Bed bugs can be found in homes, hotels, or even hospitals and any environment that allows for the transportation of people from one location to another.Weekly inspections of hotel rooms is recommended by many experts when traveling or if a person has an infestation at home as it is easier to detect them before they reproduce than after. Inspecting for bed bugs should entail looking in all of the nooks and crannies, including headboards, mattresses, dressers, couches and carpets.When traveling, always carry your luggage with you to avoid left-behind items which may become infested. Bed bugs also cannot fly or jump so they can’t go from person to person.It may seem like bed bugs are everywhere, but they do not transmit disease and cannot harm humans unless provoked with an allergic reaction to the saliva of their bites which is rare. Bed bug infestations can be turned around by a professional exterminator such as RALEIGH’S BEST BED BUGS EXTERMINATOR in as little as one day!