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Professional Ashton-Under-Lyne Bed Bug Treatment
What are bed bugs?
Bedbugs are parasitic insects. They are 4-5mm long, wingless and brown in color. The best-known species is the common bed bug (Cimex lectularius) that primarily feeds on human blood. The bed bugs hide during the day in small crevices and feed during the night. Though their hiding places are often located in or near the bed, they can move up to 100 feet in order to feed. Many people are turning to professionals for effective Ashton-Under-Lyne bed bug treatment.
Bed bugs locate their food by sensing carbon dioxide released through breathing, body warmth and certain chemicals. Their specialized mouthparts saw through the skin and inject saliva containing anticoagulants and painkillers. They typically feed every 5 to 10 days, though they can survive for about 5 months without a meal. Professional Ashton-Under-Lyne bed bug treatment will prevent further biting.
The bed bug life cycle consists of the egg, five nymph stages, and the sexually mature adult stage. The mature female can carry on laying eggs daily until the end of her life span which is about nine months. A single fertilized female bed bug can re-create an infestation in a few weeks if an Ashton-Under-Lyne bed bug treatment has not been carried out thoroughly. It's imperative that bed bug control is performed by professionals for the desired result.
Adverse health effects
There is no evidence that bed bugs transmit diseases, but they can cause other problems including:
- skin rashes
- allergic reactions
- psychological effects
These, and the simple discomfort of knowing that you are being bitten when asleep are good reasons to arrange bed bug control.
How do they spread?
Bed bugs can be carried from house to house on clothing and second-hand furniture. A common way to pick up bed bugs is through overnight stay away from home. Bed bugs can also move between apartments. Since they can spread so easily, it's strongly recommended that a professional Ashton-Under-Lyne bed bug treatment is carried out promptly.
It may be that getting rid of bed bugs in your home or business requires more than a bed bug fumigation. Young's Pest Control can adopt the most effective combination of pesticide and mechanical methods for the most thorough bed bug removal.