How To Identify Atlanta Residential Home Bed Bug Infestations

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Published on August 6, 2014

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How To Identify A Bed Bug Infestation: Pest Control Atlanta (404)618-5883: How To Identify A Bed Bug Infestation: Pest Control Atlanta (404)618-5883 PowerPoint Presentation: “Don’t  let the bed bugs bite”, a phrase often said to wish a person a good night’s sleep. Well, this is true, you will surely get a good sleep if you are not bitten by bed bugs. PowerPoint Presentation: You won’t be awakened by your constant itching. So? How do you really know if your bed is infested with bed bugs? What are Bed Bugs?: What are Bed Bugs? First off, let’s discuss what are bed bugs. These are flat and wingless bugs that are only 0.6cm long. Its color ranges from white to brown and turns red after feeding. What are Bed Bugs?: What are Bed Bugs? It is named bed bug due to the fact that it lives in your beddings and mattresses. What are Bed Bugs?: What are Bed Bugs? Due to its small size, it can be difficult to tell from a first glance that your bed is infested with this parasite. The Bed Bug Bite: The Bed Bug Bite A bed bug’s bite can be easily mistaken for a flea or mosquito bite since its symptoms are usually similar. The Bed Bug Bite: The Bed Bug Bite Like mosquitoes and other parasites, a bed bug will bite humans to suck on their blood. The bed bugs are nocturnal so they will be feeding on humans at night. The Bed Bug Bite: The Bed Bug Bite It would usually bite the exposed areas of the body when sleeping such as the arms, hands, neck and face. The more common symptoms of a bed bug bite are redness, swelling and itching. The Bed Bug Bite: The Bed Bug Bite You may also see bumps that can be raised, flat or small. And the most peculiar sign of a bed bug bite is the “breakfast, lunch and dinner”. The Bed Bug Bite: The Bed Bug Bite This is a line of several bed bug bites that are found on a human which explains the feeding pattern of the bed bugs. The Bed Bug Bite: The Bed Bug Bite The bed bugs are not known to be carrier of infectious diseases, however the constant scratching of the bite area can lead to skin breaks which makes it more susceptible for infection. The Bed Bug Bite: The Bed Bug Bite It is also good to note that there are people that have an allergic reaction to a bed bug’s bite. Where Do Bed Bugs Hide?: Where Do Bed Bugs Hide? From its name bed bugs are usually living in beds and mattresses. However, these are not the only areas that they are hiding. Where Do Bed Bugs Hide?: Where Do Bed Bugs Hide? Bed bugs can be generally anywhere in the house. Bed bugs can live in cracks and furniture and anywhere that has textile. Even the upholstered furniture, is a good home for bed bugs. How Do I Know if My Bed is Infested with Bed Bugs?: How Do I Know if My Bed is Infested with Bed Bugs? You may wake up itching and find “rash” on your skin and think your bed is infested with bed bugs. Well, before you go ahead and douse your bed with all the insect repellant you can get your hands on or sleep in a different bed. How Do I Know if My Bed is Infested with Bed Bugs?: How Do I Know if My Bed is Infested with Bed Bugs? It is best to know first if what bit you was really a bed bug or a different insect. Based on the symptoms of a bed bug bite listed above you can check your bite areas to see if they match the bed bug’s bite. How Do I Know if My Bed is Infested with Bed Bugs?: How Do I Know if My Bed is Infested with Bed Bugs? The most obvious here is the “breakfast, lunch and dinner” bite which is a row of bites. Most insects bite you anywhere and everywhere, but not the bed bugs. Then you must do a visual inspection in your bedroom. Here are some of the things that you can do:: Here are some of the things that you can do: Look for bed bugs, yes look for them in your bed. Examine every nook and cranny of your bed, mattress, linings, sheets and the bed casing. Especially in places where they can hide like the seams of the mattress, edges of mattress piping, the box spring and under the 4 corner guards. Here are some of the things that you can do:: Here are some of the things that you can do: Blood stains, well since bed bugs suck on your blood you must also look for tiny blood stains on your bed especially the sheets and covers. Here are some of the things that you can do:: Here are some of the things that you can do: Look for dark spots in the common nooks and hiding areas of bed bugs. These are actually feces of bed bugs. If you think you have a bed bug infestation and you live in Atlanta, Marietta, Kennesaw, Roswell, Acworth, Woodstock, Lilburn, Norcross, Decatur, Douglasville, Dallas GA, Johns Creek, Alpharetta, Cummings area, give us a call for a home inspection and quote at (404)618-5883: If you think you have a bed bug infestation and you live in Atlanta, Marietta, Kennesaw, Roswell, Acworth, Woodstock, Lilburn, Norcross, Decatur, Douglasville, Dallas GA, Johns Creek, Alpharetta, Cummings area ,   give us a call for a home inspection and quote at (404)618-5883

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