Bed Bugs Treatment

Bed Bugs treatment that is started early can help protect our health and bed bugs treatment your home. If you suspect you have bed bugs in your home it’s best to call a licensed professional bed bug specialist right away. Bed bugs reproduce very quickly resulting in large colonies. They are difficult to kill as their protective coating it tough to penetrate.

What Are Bed Bugs?

Bed bugs are parasitic insects that feed on blood. They derived their name from their preferred habitat of homes and especially beds or other areas where people sleep. They are mainly active at night and are capable of feed without being noticed.

Bed bugs are oval shaped and light brown or reddish brown in color. Adults grow to 4-5 mm in length and 1.5-3 mm wide. Bed bug bites can result in skin rashes and allergic symptoms.

How Fast Do Bed Bugs Spread?

During their 6-12 month life span, a female bed bug can lay upwards of 500 eggs. Female offspring can reproduce within their first month. A bed bug infestation often contains three or more generations of bed bugs. Treatment in the early stages of infestation is essential in order to prevent spreading.

Why Home Treatments For Bed Bugs Doesn’t Work

If you’re considering using a home treatment you way want to think twice. Do it yourself treatments will often cause the bedbugs to relocate which spreads the infestation quicker. In order to eliminate bed bugs completely you need to kill the entire colony which includes insects and eggs. The challenge is that there is no product on the market that is EPA approved for residential use that will kill bed bug eggs. Harsh products that are not approved by the EPA for residential use can cause burning irritation to the skin and eyes as well as potential damage to the central nervous system. Some products may even expose you to carcinogens.

How Do Licensed Professionals Treat Bed Bugs?

Professional extermination performed by licensed pest control companies who specialize in bed bug removal is the most effective way to eliminate bed bugs.

When they are not feeding bed bugs hide in places that are not accessible such as; deep inside crevices, inside walls, behind baseboards, under floor boards and inside electronic devices. Bed bugs and their eggs can easily be transported on clothing and belongings allowing an infestation to easily spread throughout a house, apartment building or even other locations. As a result it is virtually impossible to kill an entire infestation of bed bugs with a single pest control treatment. Three professional pest control treatment spread over 6 weeks is required to successfully wipe out an infestation and ensure all hidden bugs and newly hatched eggs are killed.

Pest Control Ottawa specializes in bed bugs treatment. If you suspect you have a bed bug problem give a call today (613) 801-0276.

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