The best way to avoid a bedbug infestation is to stay away from areas that possibly have one, and this list is indeed a long one! However, even if you manage this, it is possible that visitors to your home carry a few bedbugs on them unknowingly and then deposit them in your house! (more…)
Bedbugs are great at hiding, and even when they are drawing out blood and feeding on their victims, they often go unnoticed. It has therefore become necessary to devise an alternative way to detect these hideous insects that actually feed exclusively on blood through other devices. (more…)
Bedbugs! If the very thought of these nasty insects sends shivers up your spine, we wouldn’t blame you. After all, these are the creatures that actually feed on blood, and we cannot think of a scarier thing an insect that small can do to you.
Cimex Lectularius L is the scientific name given to the common bedbug and while these insects are tiny in size, an adult bedbug measures anything between 5 to 9 millimeters, the fact that they feed on your blood is enough to give anyone the creeps. (more…)
Bed bugs can become a nightmare! Not only they bite, but can also lead to psychological diseases. This is the main reason why people what to avoid them at all costs. However, at times the parasitic creatures may infest a home. When this happens, the home owner has to seek the services of pest control company. But, how does a person select the best service provider? The following are tips to choosing the best pest control company. (more…)
Bedbugs are oval shaped, small brown insects that feed on the blood of humans and other animals. An adult bedbug has a flat brown body roughly the size of an apple seed, but after feeding its body will swell and change colour to deep reddish. Bed bugs cannot fly, but they are capable of moving quickly over walls, floors and ceilings. The female bedbugs lay hundreds of eggs the size of a speck of dust, throughout its life, for this reason bedbugs can multiple at a rapid rate. Even though these insects do not transmit diseases, they are a kind of nuisance you do not want in your home.
Taking the necessary precautions against bed bugs entering your home is the best line of defense. It is far easier and better to prevent an infestation than to try to remedy one. Here then are five ways to control bed bugs from entering your home: (more…)
Two insects that periodically bite people are mosquitoes and bed bugs. Both generate some fear from humans because both are difficult to get rid of and can cause some major discomfort. Mosquitoes are known to carry deadly diseases while bed bugs can cause extreme discomfort and panic when they infest a home or a structure. It is therefore important to know the differences between the bites of both insects to know what to do next in terms of testing for diseases, treating bites and eliminating the culprit. (more…)
Is your home infested with bedbugs? These small, parasitic insects are known to feed on animal and human blood. It’s of utter importance to eliminate them as soon as possible. When it comes to dealing with infestations, many homeowners opt to hire the professional bed bug exterminator to do so. Here are several reasons why. (more…)
Identifying a Bed Bug may seem hard because the size of them, but this article will make it much easier. Before you go about calling use for bed bug extermination Toronto, you need to be certain that you are indeed dealing with bed bugs.
1. The first thing you have to do is look for black dots on your mattress, headboard, bedding, and your box springs. The residue left is usually blood, and bed bugs leave this behind when they feed/ after they feed. Fecal matter is always dried up blood because Bed Bugs feed on blood. This residue usually will look like small dots left from a marker. (more…)
The bed bug bite symptoms are not often easily identifiable. They are often known as mystery bumps or rashes since they appear without any knowledge of why or how. First lets look at how a bed bug attacks its victim. In the time just before dawn for a bed bug will come out of its hiding spot usually a dark concealed area, even a crack in the wall can be a place to hide for a bed bug. (more…)
There are few things in this world like the relaxing and comforting feel of falling into bed. After a long day your bed is calling to you, but for those who have bed bugs bedtime can seem like a nightmare. Bed bugs, a very small bug that feeds on organic matter which includes humans and animals, can quickly turn into an infestation. If an infestation occurs it could take a professional bed bug exterminator to eradicate these pesky bugs. (more…)