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Bed Bug Facts: What Do We Need to Know About Bed Bugs
Having a bed bug infestation is bad enough on its own. But what’s even worse is going through an extermination process just to get them again! It’s enough to drive you crazy.
Many of the people that we work with have this concern, and we completely understand.
Getting rid of bed bugs can be very difficult for the average person. They can be incredibly catastrophic to your home and mental health. Bedbugs multiply very quickly and can spread throughout your home before you recognize the problem.
That’s one of the reasons many people worry about their homes getting infested.
Another is simply the psychosis that bedbugs inflict, and the desire to sleep at night without becoming food for pests. Bedbugs can be an absolute nightmare for anyone who has them.
So, it’s important to do everything you can to get rid of them for good.
Even the best beg bug extermination treatment is only one part of the solution. You also have to make the effort to avoid getting them again.
That’s something that we help teach every one of our clients to achieve.
It is much easier to be proactive against bed bug infestations than to live with them overtaking your home. But first, you need to understand a little bit about how infestations work.
Where Do Bed Bugs Come From?
You can get bed bugs in all sorts of different ways. The more you know about how these horrible pests find their way into your home the better you can protect it.
Whether you’re already dealing with an infestation or if you’ve recently gotten rid of bed bugs and want to make sure you don’t get them again, this information is crucial for you to stay safe.
Bed bugs come from a number of places. They will typically exist anywhere that receives high traffic from people, such hotels, hostels, and apartment buildings. Travel is one of the most common reasons that someone may unwittingly bring bed bugs into their home.
They will latch onto your clothing or backpack, or hide in your suitcase waiting for the perfect moment to strike. Once they have gained access to your home they will get to work breeding, spreading, and feeding on your blood.
This also applies to people who like to shop at thrift stores, or bring “found items” home from the curb such as used furniture.
All it takes is one bed bug lurking within to destroy your sanctity at home.
Public spaces like movie theaters, restaurants, and even offices are all subject to bed bug infestations. The truth is, nowhere is truly safe unless a proper pest control regiment has been put in place.
Since bed bugs can come from anywhere, you need to make sure you’re protected everywhere.
How Easily Do Bed Bugs Transfer?
Bedbugs are masters of stealth, and it only takes one to start an infestation.
They may not be able to fly, but they do travel relatively quickly for their size. Because they are so small, they could easily slip into your bag or crawl onto your shirt without you even realizing it. This makes it very easily for them to spread.
If someone in a neighboring apartment to yours has bed bugs, they could even get to you by crawling through the electrical outlets.
A visitor could have a bed bug infestation and not know it – or simply not tell you. Either way, it would not take much for a few bed bugs to hide in their stuff and infiltrate your home.
Because of their ability to hitchhike undetected, bed bugs can spread like wildfire.
This is no reason to panic, though. There are plenty of things you can do to minimize the risk of accidentally bringing bed bugs back into your house.
Staying on top of your prevention efforts can also make it easier to identify and snuff out infestations before they overwhelm your home.
Can Bed Bugs Survive Extermination?
Yes. Bed bugs are incredibly smart. Like other insects, they can communicate with each other using pheremones. These are chemicals naturally released by these pests.
When bed bugs are experiencing unsafe conditions like extermination treatments, they can actually signal to each other that they are in danger. This form of communication protects the group by allowing some bed bugs to escape before you can kill them.
This is the number one reason why we recommend our 3-Step Bed Bug Solution to all of our clients. It helps you cover all your bases, before, during, and after treatment and maximizes the results that you can achieve.
Failing to take proper measures to ensure the effectiveness of an extermination will render the treatment useless. So will not taking the right precautions to stay safe after an extermination.
All it takes is one bed bug to escape for you to have another infestation in only a few weeks.
But that doesn’t mean that you are doomed to live with bed bugs forever. There is a flipside to all of this stressful news.
Being prepared with proper preparation and prevention techniques can reduce the chances of bed bugs coming back after extermination just as much as not following best practices can have the opposite effect.
As long as you adhere to the guidance and advice of the professionals, you can be bedbug-free once again. It is all just a matter of doing your due diligence.
Knowing how bed bug infestations occur is the best way to plan how to protect yourself from them. The solution is not to panic but to prepare.
Our experts help people get rid of bed bugs and keep them away every day.
It is a lot simpler than you think.
Most Effective Bed Bug Treatment
The best bed bug extermination technique is one that provides you with a well-rounded solution for pests. It is not just about laying down some bed bug spray and hoping the pests disappear.
You have to make sure you eliminate the bed bug’s ability to escape or return.
Rather than simply using one extermination method, it is best to apply a mix of techniques so that you can make the most of all your options.
Clearing your home of clutter and packing up your belongings will reduce the areas that bed bugs can use to hide from treatment. It also keeps your stuff safe from being invaded by pests until you are sure that they are all gone.
Using heat from an industrial steamer can kill bed bugs that are buried deep within your furniture and walls where just spray alone may not be able to reach.
Vacuuming with a specialized HEPA filter can suck up any unwanted pests and trap them inside the bag, preventing them from retreating. We also recommend doing as much bedbug laundry as possible to remove them instantly from your personal items.
But above all, the best way to make sure your bed bug treatment is effective is to follow up regularly and make sure the pests have been eradicated.
Make sure you are staying vigilant and don’t bring bed bugs home with you.
Do as many exterminations as it takes to wipe out every last trace of infestation.
Bed Bug Treatment NYC
For almost 30 years BedBug911 has been providing commercial and residential bed bug exterminations to New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut.
We are the leading bed bug pest control service in Brooklyn, helping homeowners, business owners, and managed care patients recover from bed bugs using natural extermination methods. Our tried and true techniques achieve lasting results.
We will help you get rid of bed bugs quickly, and provide you with everything you need to stay proactive and stop them from returning to terrorize your home once again.
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