Pest Control News

Friday, 27 December 2019

Bedbugs

Bedbugs

What they look like

·      Brown in colour and have flat bodies and oval shape. 
·      No larger than 5mm when fully grown adults. 
·      They cannot fly but they can move very quickly.

What they eat 

Human and animal blood

Where to find them

·      Bedbugs do not like the light
·      Typically nocturnal and will tend to bite you when you are sleeping
·      Bedbugs tend to reside in is in your mattress, in seams and even the bedframe 
·      They like dark and undisturbed locations and can be found all over the house

How to proof against them

·      Keep your home clean and tidy, removing clutter 
·      Make sure any second-hand furniture or mattresses are inspected and cleaned before being bought into your home
·      Regularly hoovering under the bed frame 
·      Hoovering under sofas, bookshelves, sideboard units as these are preferred undisturbed locations for bedbugs to be hiding in
·      Remember to empty out the hoover often and do so outside of your property to get rid of any bugs.


If you think you have a bedbug problem, please do not hesitate to contact us. We have the knowledge and ability to treat the problem successfully.