Bed Bug Control
What Are Bed Bugs?
What are bed bugs? Where are bed bugs? Do I have bed bugs? Maybe you find yourself asking this question, or maybe you have already identified that you have a bed bug infestation. Regardless, it’s not worth taking a risk on these parasitic insects that feed on blood. They are nasty little creatures that need to be treated immediately.
If you would like our experienced technicians to come inspect your home for bed bugs at no charge to you, please give us a call at 972-736-9700 or request a quote and we will contact you right away.
How To Identify Bed Bugs
Bed bugs are typically ¼ of an inch in size and have flat, broad, oval shaped bodies. They range in color from mahogany to rusty brown, and will turn red or reddish brown after feeding/sucking on blood.
Facts About Bed Bugs
The common bed bug has been a long-time pest that feeds on blood, causing itchy, irritating bites on their human host. The EPA, CDC and USDA all consider bed bugs to be a public health hazard that needs to be treated and controlled.
[Read About Bed Bug Prevention – Travel Tips]
Due to the increasing travel habits of United States citizens, bed bug cases are on the rise. The lack of knowledge about preventing infestations, treatment solutions and control measures to the common person is allowing the bed bug community to thrive. Bed bugs can be very hard to find and identify given their small size and their habit of staying hidden from the human eye.
- Bed bugs can be found in all 50 states.
- Bed bug cases are three times higher in urban areas than rural areas.
- Bed bugs can live for several months without a blood meal.
- Bed bugs can survive in temperatures from 32 degrees to 122 degrees.
- Bed bug saliva numbs the skin during feeding so you cannot feel them very often.
- Bed bugs feed on your blood from 5-10 minutes at a time.
- Bed bugs move to secluded places to mate and lay eggs for 5-10 days.
Leave these nasty little creatures to the pros here at NTX Best Pest and allow us to inspect and treat your current bed bug infestation and prevent them from coming back!
NTX Best Pest offers bed bug control services in Addison, Allen, Argyle, Aubrey, Carrollton, Celina, Coppell, Copper Canyon, Corinth, Crossroads, Denton, Fairview, Farmers Branch, Flower Mound, Frisco, Grapevine, Hackberry, Highland Village, Krugerville, Lantana, Lewisville, Little Elm, Lucas, McKinney, Oak Point, Plano, Prosper, Richardson, Sanger and The Colony, TX.