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Expert Bed Bug Control In California

Along with our pest control services, we also specifically handle bed bug infestations. Bed bugs are small insects that feed on the blood of warm-blooded animals. They have this in common with mosquitoes, though bed bugs do not have wings. Scientifically known as Cimex lectularius (Cimicidae), bed bugs are often found in the nesting areas of birds, bats, and also humans. Because they are often found in beds, sofas, and other human “nesting” areas, they have earned the common name of “bed bug.”

How To Recognize A Bed Bug Infestation

The easiest way to recognize a bed bug infestation is if anyone starts to complain about bug bites that happen during the night. Bed bugs are most active about an hour before dawn, and bed bug bites are often mistaken for mosquito bites.

Both bed bugs and their eggs are visible to the human eye. Eggs will look like small poppy seeds, and adults can grow to approximately 1/4? in length and have an oval, flattened shape. Bed bugs do not like the sunlight and often hide in cracks and crevices during the day.

How To Effectively Get Rid Of Bed Bugs

Since they are so small and can hide in so many places, bed bug extermination can be a lengthy process. Extermination will happen much quicker if you work with a pest control company that has experience eliminating bed bugs. Call HomeShield today and we can help you get started eliminating these nasty pests.

Bed Bug Extermination & Treatment Options

The following are some ways that you can expedite the extermination process:

  • Launder bedding and garments at 120 degrees Fahrenheit or hotter to kill bugs and eggs.
  • Try vacuuming up the infested areas, being careful to get all cracks and crevices.
  • Scrape bedding and other infested areas as eggs are hard to dislodge.
  • Work with a pest control professional to treat all infested areas and other areas likely to be infested.
  • Be sure to treat any former bird or bat nesting areas, as they may also be infested.

For more suggestions on how to exterminate your bed bug problem or to get started with a professional bed bug exterminator in California or the surrounding area, call us now.

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