Bed Bugs are a public health pest that has plagued mankind for centuries. In recent times there has been a resurgence of this pest, in particular in hostels and hotels around the world; bed bug control must be an ongoing activity for many businesses and homes .
Bed bugs hide in cracks and crevices during normal daylight hours. They favor places close to a food source. Heavy infestations will hide in more exposed places, for example, behind loose wallpaper, behind pictures on the wall, under doors and window frames, and in lighting fixtures. Bed bug control strategies focus on this type of environment.
Bed bugs are a major pest of motels, hotels, restaurants, boats, trains, aircraft and private homes and apartments . Their bites cause irritation and even allergic reactions, while the stigma associated with their presence can cause loss of income in accommodation premises through both bad reputation and having rooms out of service. Bed bug control is an ongoing activity for accommodation premises .
High reproductive rate, in combination with the ability to survive long periods of time without feeding make them extremely hardy and bed bug control difficult . Because they harbor in cracks and crevices they can be well concealed. The fact that their choice of hosts is very selective and feed while the host is not mobile is a weakness that can be exploited in a bed bug control program.
Proper management and bed bug control can only be achieved through a team effort between you and your pest control technician. Our treatment strategies involve a combination of chemical and non-chemical methods - some of which require your participation to ensure successful eradication. If you are experiencing a bed bug problem don't hesitate to call Pest Control Services today at 877-235-6138.