Best Ways to Control Bed Bug Infestations

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Best Ways to Control Bed Bug Infestations

If you wake up in the morning with itching skin along with tinny bite marks, it may indicate that you have a bed bug infestation in your home. Bed bugs can be some of the most difficult pests to get rid of. However, we at Forensic Pest Control have  have licensed and skilled professionals who can get rid of bed bugs with ease.

  1. Need For Bed Bug Control

Bed Bugs are one of the most difficult pests to get rid of. They might not be easily visible to the naked eye, however it doesn’t mean they do not exist. They are extremely tiny and even harder to spot. The fact that they are nocturnal makes it difficult to look for them. These insects crawl out at night and feed on your blood, even though you may not feel it. If you are have a bed bug infestation, it’s very likely that these pests are feeding on your blood every single night.

  1. Ways to Tackle Bed Bugs

People tend to treat bed bug infestation problems by themselves by spraying pesticides or insecticides around the corners of their house. It may kill a few of them, however the majority of adult bugs, larvae and eggs will stay alive causing a nuisance. Bed bugs do not live in colonies like ants, and different measures have to be taken to get rid of them. They live in the cracks of walls and furniture, which makes it even harder to eliminate these pests.

  1. Steps to Take For Bed Bug Treatment
  • The first step is to place sticky bed bug traps at their hiding spots or nesting areas. You may get startled by the number of bed bugs you see in the morning.
  • These pests emit a strong sweet odor, this helps you identify their hiding spots which makes it easier to treat the infestation.
  • Use a blow dryer on the suspected nesting area. This will kill all remaining bugs as they are vulnerable to extreme heat.
  1. Other Measures

Consider sanitizing any place that they may have gotten into. This includes, clothing, mattresses, curtains etc. Have all these items washed or dry cleaned. Hang them properly to avoid reintroduction of these pests. Old furniture and clothes may also carry bed bugs; be cautious while bringing them into your house.

While these steps do help to get rid of minor bed bug problems, they don’t work with severe infestations. These can be difficult to get rid of, which is why you should consider hiring the services of bed bug control company like ours. Call in experts before the bed bugs start increasing in numbers.

For cost-effective and professional Bed Bug Control, we are the company to call. For more information about our expert pest control services, call Forensic Pest Control at 1300 360 457. This online form can be used to send queries and we will call back shortly.

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