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Professional Bed Bugs Pest Control
The tiny 7-millimeter bed bug is highly known for frequenting hotels and motels. These insects have also reported infiltrated medical centers, hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, college dorms, bed &breakfasts, country inns, county jails, and nonprofit homeless shelters. Once bed bugs move into an establishment, they have no plans to move out. However, there is an exception to this rule. This exception is overcrowding.
The adult female bed bug generates up to 500 tiny eggs within her lifetime – 1 to 5 per day. When you consider this high level of reproductivity, it is safe to say, the adult female bed bug is a prolific breeder. And, this is not to mention the bed bug is a social species. Social insects colonize to ensure the longevity of their species, including the bed bug “Cimex lectularius.”
Is My Home Infested With Bed Bugs?
Do you know the signs of a bed bug infestation? If so, you will need to apply this information to a visual inspection of the suspicious area. Bed bugs are parasitic insects that feed on the blood of humans and animals, with the former being the more favored.
The first sign of an infestation of bed bugs is a small red, itchy pinpoint-sized bump on the back of the arm, or torso. The first indication of a problem may not be registered until the victim encounters live bed bugs. Some humans are not so willing to accept they have a pest problem. These individuals need more and more proof, resulting in a full-blown infestation in many cases.
Dried blood stains on bed linen are another sign of a bed bug infestation. This is a disturbing observation for some humans because it means they have been victimized by bed bugs. Being victimized, means, a bed bug(s) has fed on your blood. Bed bugs have tiny feeding tubes that are penetrated into the top layers of human skin. Once the feeding tube is fully inserted into the victim’s skin, only then will it begin to feed on blood.
Do Bed Bugs Pose Health Risks To Their Victims?
Only in severe infestation cases. Bed bugs do not need more than 01 millimeters of blood to survive another 3 to 7 days. This is a minuscule amount of blood, right? It is, but what about when you are being victimized by a large colony of bed bugs? Here, is where things get a bit risky. The higher volume of bed bugs feeding on your blood, the higher your risk of developing anemia and allergic reactions. Anemia is a condition characterized by low red blood cells.
Bed bug anemia is more commonly reported in young children than teenagers and young adults.
Allergic reaction related to the bed bug bite is generally mild – redness, itchiness, and swelling.
Being Victimized By Bed Bugs As An Individual
While there is no comparison to human and business bed bug victims. Bed bugs do not have the mentality to be concerned about their victims. What they are doing is necessary for survival. The same thing cannot be truthfully said about human victims. Some are very well aware, while others have no idea they are being tortured by these insects.
Every victim – homeowner, business owner, student, hospital, nursing home administrator, and patient – has something to lose. Whether it be a mattress or an entire bedroom of furniture, nothing compares to sanity.
Being Victimized By Bed bugs As A Business Owner
As a business owner and victim of a colony of bed bugs, the risks are much different. There is the risk of losing your assets. Much worse, there is the risk of losing your livelihood, sanity, property, and good reputation, resulting in an unrecoverable financial loss.
Early detection is key to overcoming bed bug infestation in the commercial industry.
What Is The Most Effective Bed Bug Strategy For Residential Settings?
Special precautions must be taken when treating bed bug infestation in establishments occupied by humans and adults. We offer a broad range of bed bug solutions, all of which are categorized to ensure they are simplified for all consumers.
DIY Conventional Bed Bugs Management:
- Cost-Effective – Targets specific areas thought to be infested within residential and commercial establishments
- Consumer Control – This is a DIY treatment that gives the consumer full control of the entire process
- Chemical Treatment – Conventional DIY pest control utilizes a chemical base
Bed Bugs Heat Treatment:
- Cost-Effective – Suitable for mild, moderate, and severe pest infestations
- Residential And Commercial Applications – Effective for both commercial and residential pest infestations
- Natural Chemical Treatment – A diatomaceous earth-based treatment
Bed Bugs Fumigation Treatment:
- Cost-Effective – Effective for full-blown pest infestation
- Residential And Commercial Treatment – Works in commercial and residential settings
- Chemical Treatment – Utilizes a sulfuryl fluoride, better known as Vikane
Will DIY Pest Control Work For Pest Infestation?
Pest infestations are much more difficult to achieve full extermination. Minor pest problems can generally be eliminated with a few treatments utilizing an over-the-counter pesticide. We believe our professional industrial-strength pest control is more suitable for bed bug infestation. To learn more, do not hesitate to reach out to our local extermination team.
Are Bed Bug Insecticides Dangerous?
Conventional insecticides do pose some risks to humans, animals, and the environment. These pesticide formulas contain chemicals that have been shown to environmental harm. With the manufacturer’s recommendations and the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) guidelines, our exterminators can safely treat bed bug infestation with minimal environmental risks.
EPA-approved pesticides have been deemed safe when it is administered, transported, and stored per the manufacturer’s guidelines.
Does Professional Bed Bug Treatment Break The Bank?
With our free consultation, it is possible for consumers to determine the actual cost of our professional bed bug management service in advance. How does our free consultation work? We dispatch a licensed exterminator to the client’s home to perform a visual bed bug inspection. During the inspection, the exterminator is collecting data, which will later be utilized to determine if there is a bed bug problem or infestation. The data can also help the exterminator determine the severity of the problem or infestation.
With the inspection data, the exterminator will develop a treatment strategy specifically for that case. Custom bed bug treatment has been shown to be more effective than random treatment plans. We believe it is actually possible to reduce the overall cost by opting for a custom bed bug strategy, versus DIY. How is this possible? Well, when you consider industrial-strength pesticide requires fewer treatments than over-the-counter pesticides.
When Will The Exterminator Be Available For A Bed Bug Inspection?
Once we receive your inspection request, a customer support representative will initiate the processing. Within 24 and 48 hours, the representative will contact you regarding an appointment date.