Bed Bug Treatment

bed-bugs-barnesBedbugs are tough to control. They are difficult to see, they are active at night when humans are sleeping, and a female lays eggs at 2 to 3 per day and may lay 200 to 300 eggs in a lifetime. They can go without food (blood) for up to 140 days. They hide in cracks and small places and are difficult to see, especially in the early molting stages. The eggs are very small and almost invisible to the naked eye. Since the elimination of DDT and Chlordane, several decades ago, the problem has become widespread. Bedbugs live in clusters, like roaches. They generally will travel 20 or more ft from their nesting area, if the host moves to another location. They have been known to move downstairs, if the host goes from bedroom to living room. They prefer to feed at night, but will feed during the day if the host is inactive. You may need a flashlight to locate the bedbugs. They will hide in bedding, bed frames, covers, couches and chairs, window and door moldings, behind wall paper and pictures, cracks in flooring, under carpet along walls, wall voids such as light sockets and outlets, luggage, backpacks, and clothing. Without your help and cooperation, the problem cannot be resolved and the problem will spread. In laboratory tests, bedbugs have been found to carry the causative agents for several diseases, such as Yellow Fever, Typhus, ETC; although they have not been found to transmit diseases. Pest Management Professionals may take up to several hours to treat. With cooperation, we can win the battle in your home.

We treat your home with the most advanced insecticides, dusts, and traps on the market today. We treat baseboards, furniture, mattresses, box springs, frame rails, headboards, carpeting, electrical outlets, trim work, etc. We can also supply you with bed bug eliminating box spring covers called Active Guard which is designed to prevent and eliminate infestations for up to a 2 year period. Our highly trained technician’s can provide you with more information and pricing on our bed bug services.