Bed bugs are small, wingless insects found all over the world. They are nocturnal parasites, which means they rest during the day and are active at night. They feed on the blood of humans. Bed bugs prefer to hide in bedding and on mattresses where they have ready access to a source of food.
Bed bugs have highly developed mouth parts that can pierce skin. Their bite is painless. Some people do not react to the bites, but for others the bites can become itchy and swell into reddened weals. They are not dangerous, unless a person is allergic to them. However, their presence can be distressing and their bites can be highly irritating.
The first step to successfully treating bedbugs is to have an expert identify that it is bedbugs and inspect the affected area. Our experts will make very specific hygiene recommendation to help avoid their return and undertake a full treatment of the affected area such as bedding, curtains, carpets, skirtings and spray/mist treat entire area. It is also important to understand the egg cycle of a bedbug as a possible follow up treatment will be needed to capture them.