Bed Bugs have been seemingly making a come back, terrorizing homes all across the nation, and in Yuma. A bed bug infestation is a nightmare for homes and businesses. If you think bed bugs have made your home their home, contact Hitman Pest of Yuma right away!
What Are Bed Bugs?
Bed bugs are a pest that is commonly found in places people are.
Their only source of food in the blood of other mammals, this including humans. They are have a flat appearance and are copper or reddish-brown in color. Some say they look like an apple seed.
Where are Bed Bugs Found?
Bed bugs can be found in any kind of dwelling, but since one of their favorites places to hide are best, they are typically found in places where people sleep. Hotels, homes, and apartments are some of the most common places infested by bed bugs.
How Do You Get Bed Bugs?
Bed bugs are not limited to places where people sleep. Since the only way bed bugs travel is on people or animals, bed bugs can also be found in public places. Bed bugs have been reported in airplanes, movie theaters, office buildings, hospitals and more. No place where people are is immune from bed bugs. They can be anywhere!
Bed bugs found in these places love to hitch a ride on unsuspecting person. Often getting in someone's hair or on their clothes, they will latch on, covertly sneaking into your home.
How Do You Know You Have Bed Bugs?
Bed bugs are easy to miss. They are most active at night and the early morning so they can be difficult to see. One of the most uncomfortable ways to discover you have bed bugs is waking up to their bites.
Their bites appear as red bumps on the skin.
They can be found anywhere on the body, but are typically on the legs, arms and face. Bed bug bites are typically itchy or have a burning sensation.
Another way to figure out if you have bed bugs is if any red spots appear on your bed sheets. These are typically small spots of blood from the bed bugs.
You can can also physically inspect your bed and furniture for bed bugs. Look in between the seams and in the corners. Check the frame and box springs carefully as well. Look inside and outside of pillowcases.
What To Do If You Discover Bed Bugs
Bed Bugs are incredibly difficult toget rid of without professional help. They are small and resilient.
Call Hitman Pest of Yuma right away if you discover bed bugs! The sooner you get experts in place to deal with your bed bug infestation the better.