Bed Bug FAQ
Where do you usually find bedbugs?
· What industries have been affected the most?
· Why are bedbugs so hard to treat?
· What can a consumer do to protect themselves from bedbug infestations?
· Why are bedbugs an issue for hotels, visitors, and homeowners?
· Are bedbugs just in beds?
· How can you control bedbugs?
· Can I get sick from bedbugs?
Where have you been finding bedbugs?
These pests are not limited to any one specific type of dwelling. Complete Pest Control technicians have been finding and treating bedbug infestations everywhere including single family homes, multi-family housing, apartments, hotels, hospitals, schools and college campuses, office buildings, retail stores, movie theaters, and even public transportation. Nowadays, even five-star hotels and high-end clothing stores are susceptible to infestation.
Why are bedbugs so hard to treat?
Bedbugs should not be equated with filth or sanitation problems -- in hotels or in homes, for that matter. Bedbugs are very elusive, transient pests. They are often found in other areas besides the bed. And they are hardy. They can live for a year or more without eating and can withstand a wide range of extreme temperatures from nearly freezing to 122 degrees Fahrenheit. Bedbugs can be controlled with vigilance, constant inspection, and treatment by Complete Pest Control.
What can a consumer do to protect themselves from bedbug infestations?
To prevent bedbug infestations, consumers need to be vigilant in assessing their surroundings. When returning from a trip, check your luggage and clothing. If you think you may have a bed bug infestation, contact a Complete Pest Control immediately. This is not a pest that can be controlled with do-it-yourself measures.
Why are bedbugs an issue for hotels, visitors, and homeowners?
Bedbugs leave itchy, bloody welts on human skin. Adult bedbugs can live for a year without eating, making them especially hard to control. Once inside a hotel or home, bed bugs spread rapidly from room to room - through pipes, in vacuum cleaners, on clothing and luggage. In a hotel, bed bugs can even spread to neighboring rooms, since guests are may end up moving to another room. Bedbug infestations can spread quickly throughout an establishment or home.
Are bedbugs just in beds?
Bedbugs are not just in beds.! Our Complete Pest Control technicians have found bedbugs in chair cushions, sofas, behind electrical outlets, cracks, and crevices around baseboards, or even behind picture frames. They can be live pretty much anywhere.
How can you control bedbugs?
Any effective bedbug control/elimination strategy should start with a careful, thorough inspection by a Complete Pest Control professional of all known and suspected spots where the bugs may be harboring. This is not a pest that can be controlled effectively with do-it-yourself measures. As they are discovered, the Complete Pest Control technician will develop a treatment and control strategy with the customer depending on the extent of the infestation.
Can I get sick from bedbugs?
Bedbugs are not known to spread any diseases to humans. However, their bites can leave behind itchy, red welts which can become infected from scratching.
How to remove bed bugs in your area?
When it comes to removing bed bugs in Palo Alto CA or any other area, the first thought is to use pest control or any other bugs spray that kills them. But no matter where you live in San Jose CA, it is not only difficult but also time-consuming to escape yourself from bed bugs. Here is step by step guide to pest control.
• Initial Bed Bug Inspections:
Various San Francisco CA bug controllers visit sites and use their ideas to remove bugs. If you fail toget done the bed bug inspection for hotels or any other crowded areas, you will fail to remove them. However, effective control requires much more than this. It includes treatment of cracks, walls, switches and other areas of importance like beds, furniture, and sofas.
• Technical assistance:
In case, you feel that neither cleanliness nor regular pest controls are able to deal with the bed bugs, you should seek technical assistance. However, it may be costly. But it is required for a safe and healthy living. On-call assistance is available in Sunnyvale CA for different types of bug control tools and products. A preparation list helpsPest Management Professionals to ensure the ejection and complete ban on bugs.
Good San Mateo CA bug controllers use the combination of chemical measures and heat treatments. You are suggested to avoid pesticides which are particularly meant for use in the garden or agriculture because they are harmful. According to Redwood City CA bug controller specialists, people should not use homemade or custom formulated products that are available illegally or without licensing.
• Follow up procedures:
Treating an area once is not sufficient for effective removal of bugs. Pest controllers in Belmont CA suggest initial treatment with two follow up treatments for killing bugs entirely and protect area form generating new bugs. However, you may avail additional follow-ups or other services on demand in order to keep your area bug-free.
You may find it easy to remove beetle, flea, ant, germs or other microbes and bugs, but they producethemselves double. So, even ifone of them remains, they spread again in the same manner. That’s why it is important to remove them completely and effectively for ridingoff them. It is advised to vacuum your area every day and add a plus in reducing the reproduction of such bugs.