Bed Bug

Bed Bug
Last NameCimex lectularius
Colorreddish-brown
Lengthup to 4 to 5 mm long or the size of an apple seed.
Soundsvarius lectus
Digestive tractleo vitae varius tincidunt

How to get rid of this?.To get rid of pest problem under control, inspection is the first and foremost step.

Behavior, Diet & Habits

Bed bugs only feed on blood. Under cool conditions, bed bugs have been able to survive up to a year without a meal. They prefer to be more active at night when the host is asleep.
Bed bugs are found in cracks and crevices, including mattress seams, sheets, furniture, behind baseboards, electrical outlet plates and picture frames. Often found in hotels, where they can travel from room to room and in visitors’ luggage or other personal belongings such as purses and briefcases.

Signs of a Bed Bug Infestation
1 Seeing the bugs. Adult bed bugs are about the shape and size of an apple seed.
2 Case skins. As the juvenile bugs grow, they shed their skins, discovery of which can indicate their presence.
3 Defecation. After feeding, bed bugs return to their harborage to hide where they defecate black to brown stains on porous surfaces or black to brown mounds on nonporous surfaces.
4 Bites also may indicate bed bug activity, but further signs will need to be found, since other sources can cause red welts on the skin.

Tips
• Remove all clutter from your home, which makes finding bed bugs easier.
• Wash and dry your bed linens on the hottest temperature permitted.
• Closely inspect any second-hand furniture before bringing it in your home.
• Inspect your home after moving, trips, service calls or overnight guests.

Bed Bugs and Disease
It is possible that Bed Bugs can carry diseases; however, they are not known to transmit diseases to people. Bed Bugs feed exclusively on blood, and people have various responses to Bed Bug Bites

WHAT DOES QPC DO ??
Bed bugs do not show up in light and they can multiply quickly, so early detection is critical to help prevent an even larger infestation. Trained professionals at Quality Pest Control work to assess your home, implement solutions, and monitor any bed bug problems you may face.

BED BUGS
PEST CONTROLBed bugs are parasitic insects of the cimicid family that feed exclusively on blood.There are several methods to control bed bugs.

Physical methods of controlling bedbugs include steam cleaning, vacuuming, heating, freezing, washing, and throwing out items.natural products found at most stores. Bed bugs prefer to hide in cracks and crevices during the daytime and come out to feed on the host’s blood at night, usually while the host is sleeping.non-chemical methods of killing bed bugs. The pest control operator will usually give you specific instructions to prepare for an inspection or treatment.

The QPC Team can come periodically to monitor your home and help prevent an infestation with BED BUGS.

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