Bed Bug Removal & Control

Bed Bugs are nocturnal parasitic insects which feed on the blood of humans and other mammals. They are a notoriously complex problem to deal with and experience is essential to safe, efficient and rapid elimination.

bedbugsControl of bed bugs may require 3 visits depending on infestation using residual insecticides and insect growth regulators.

Bed bug problem – danger signs

  • Live insects – very flattened, oval shape. Red–brown changing to dark mahogany colour if recently fed.
  • Small blood spots on bed sheets
  • Black fecal pellets found around harborages
  • Cast nymphal skins
  • Distinctive sweet & sickly smell produced from feces and glands

Potential harm

  • Unpleasant irritation following their bites
  • Bed bugs move around easily but are difficult to treat
  • Bed bug infestation can rapidly reach an epidemic level if not treated in a professional way

Threats posed by bed bugs

  • Allergic reactions
  • Discomfort
  • Inconvenience
  • Visitor and customer complaints
  • Damage to reputation
  • Loss of income
  • Possible legal proceedings
  • If left can result in high cost of treatment