WHY DID I GET BED BUGS?
Anyone who frequents infected places of business like resorts, hotels, motels, clinics, theaters, and all other places with seating and areas like waiting rooms, can pick up bed bugs and bring them to their location. The nymphs (young bed bugs) are easy to pick up on your clothing from heavily infested areas and furniture. If an area has just been treated the safest place is on your untreated clothing or shoes. any place that is heavily infested bed bugs will hitch a ride but it takes bad timing and bad luck. Bringing used items into homes can be another way of introducing bed bugs to your home or place of business. Once they reach the reproduction level they will be almost impossible for the homeowner to eradicate.
WHAT DO BED BUGS LOOK LIKE?
Bed bugs are small oval shaped and reddish brown is color, with horizontal lines on its back, when maturing they may be white eggs that resemble a tiny piece of rice, the nymphs may range from beige in color to tiny reddish looking adults. Bed bug adults are approximately the size of an apple seed.
HOW DO I IDENTIFY A BED BUG INFESTATION?
Bed Bugs can be identified by bites on the upper body because they are first attracted to the upper body heat, body chemistry, and carbon dioxide. They will range in size from the size of pencil eraser to large red areas.They will find exposed skin when humans spend 3 or more hours on beds and couches. Bed Bugs will eventually feed during the day when they reach unhealthy populations. The bites are very itchy and will last 3-4 days or longer. You can find them You can find them in box springs, mattresses, bed clothes, bed frames, ceiling moldings, floor moldings, blinds, curtains, and other secondary and tertiary areas, regurgitated blood will eventually appear as black dots on beds and other furniture, exoskeletons will be light brown or translucent looking. After they populate they will have a musky odor.
WHAT DISEASES DO BED BUGS CARRY?
Bed Bugs are not known to transmit diseases to humans, but they can cause health problems as well as cause insomnia, allergic reactions, ulcers, impetigo, lymphangitis, anxiety, stress, and blisters. Everyone reacts differently and some not to react at all due to body chemistry or other conditions like medications. Loss of sleep may be the worst effect that bed bugs will have on humans. That is why it is important to contact a professional immediately. HI-TECH PEST CONTROL is 100% qualified for complete eradication and furniture cleaning, A+ Rated with the Better Business and all work is Fully Guaranteed!
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