Signs of Bed Bugs
Since bed bugs often infest cracks and crevices not visible at first glance, bed bugs can easily go undetected. Stay on the look out for dark spots, eggs & eggshells, skins from molting, rusty or reddish stains on bed sheets or mattress caused by bed bugs being crushed and live bed bugs. Our inspectors can spot even the smallest signs of bed bugs and devise a treatment plan to wipe out the infestation. Adult bed bugs are visible to the naked eye, however some bed bug signs require training to recognize.
Can’t Stand the Heat
Bed Bugs are becoming more resistant to pesticides; but a safe, effective, and environmentally friendly dry heat process kills the entire life cycle of bed bugs. Homeowners, hotels, and apartment complexes are turning to Active Pest Control to kill all of their bed bug infestation through the specialized use of heat. Active Pest Control uses a target temperature limt of 135°F to solve the problem. Bed bugs can’t withstand heat!
The bed bug team remotely surveys the temperatures within the space using wireless sensors to ensure lethal temperatures without damaging the space or its contents.
Temperature fans move heated air throughout the space to reach insects in cracks and crevices or high infestation zones.
When the Going Gets Tough
Depending on the severity of your infestation, other tactics may be used as well. Specialized product is applied to areas like wall voids to keep bed bugs from travelling between rooms. Inside of furniture and hard to reach places will be vacuumed with equipment designed to capture bed bugs.
Three Most Common Mistakes…
First Common Mistake
Trying to control bed bugs with over the counter pesticides. Bed bugs are resistant to pesticides in Georgia. Some bed bugs are 100% resistant to pesticides. No amount of chemicals will completely control or kill them.
Second Common Mistake
Assuming bed bugs do not infest furniture. Bed bugs will infest any area where people or animals are active. Bed bugs often infest couches, chairs, dressers, walls, and baseboards.
Third Common Mistake
Only looking for bed bugs on your bed. Bed bugs typically only move in the open space of your bed or furniture when feeding. Most of the time, they occupy small cracks and crevices around your bed and furniture.
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