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Bed Bug Exterminator — Our Exterminators are specialists in the removal of bed bugs in your home or business. While we all have heard that nursery saying, “Sleep tight, don’t let the bed bugs bite” and giggled, finding bed bugs in your bed is no laughing matter. Regarding pests, bed bugs are usually the most challenging species to kill. Bed bugs are extremely tiny, elusive, and are difficult to detect.
You’ll find bed bugs hiding within the folds of all types of fabrics which include: mattresses, curtains, clothing, carpets, couches, etc. Very quickly, bed bugs can lay hundreds of eggs in these areas, undetected and cause infestations. Bed bugs survive off of feeding on blood and can cause human reactions such as rashes ad skin discomfort.
Need bed bug pest control? Our Exterminators prides themselves on being the best exterminators available to help you get rid of your bed bug infestations. Our specialists focus exclusively on your bed bug problem.
Bed Bug Treatment
Our bed bug exterminators use proven methods to eliminate your bed bug problems. Services provided include visual bed bug inspections, Cyronite / Freezing, Dry Vapor Steam / Hepa vacuuming, Bed bug chemical and pesticide treatments, bed bug monitoring systems, bed bug mattress and box spring encasement as well as heat treatments. When you need bed bug extermination — contact us.
Proper treatment of bed bugs takes a minimum of three visits from a professional, qualified pest control specialist.
Bed Bug Treatment Preparation:
All beds should be removed and the linens laundered. (120 F Minimum)
Mattresses and box springs need to be removed from the bed frame.
All closets need to be empty and clothing laundered or cleaned.
Clothes should be sealed in black plastic bags and placed in direct sunlight for approximately 4 hours to “cook” any bugs that may still be inside the clothing after being washed.
All Furniture needs to be moved a minimum of 3 feet from the walls.
Furniture needs to be available for inspection and possible treatment.
Heavily infested mattresses must be discarded.
Dresser drawers need to be emptied and removed.
The carpet may need to be pulled to treat cracks and crevices.
It is good practice, but not required, to perform the above preparation measures before contacting a bed bug exterminator. This will ensure that your problem is more quickly eliminated.
Bed bug exterminator — From single-family homes to five-star hotel rooms, no dwelling is exempt from the possibility of having bed bugs. Bed bugs are easily and unknowingly transported all over the place. They can be hiding in a piece of luggage, a shoe, or even a pant leg. Young bed bugs are nearly invisible to the naked eye, while full-grown bed bugs are 6mm in length. If you find you have a case of bed bugs — contact us immediately and we’ll help you eliminate them quickly and efficiently. Don’t suffer bed bugs; call us, your connection to bed bug exterminators.
What are bed bugs?
Bed bugs or bedbugs are parasitic insects of the cimicid family that feed exclusively on blood. Cimex lectularius, the common bed bug, is the best known, as it prefers to feed on human blood.
The name “bed bug” derives from the preferred habitat of Cimex lectularius: warm houses and especially near or inside beds and bedding or other sleep areas. Bed bugs are mainly active at night but are not exclusively nocturnal. They usually feed on their hosts without being noticed. If you find an infestation of bed bugs in your home or business, contact us to get your bed bugs eliminated for good. Not sure if you have bed bugs? We also provide bed bug inspections.
Bed bugs, as the name implies, are commonly associated with areas where we sleep. These insects lay dormant during daylight hours in small cracks and crevices, coming out at night to feed on our blood. Bedbugs often hide near bedding areas but can travel up to 100 feet to obtain a meal. Most activity occurs between midnight and 7:00 a.m. The bite of a bedbug is painless, but most people will develop an allergic reaction to the saliva transferred from the bugs as they feed. The reaction will result in red swollen and itchy skin. Rid your home of bed bugs, contact us today!