Bed Bug Pest Control
A-1 Bonded Termite is here to help you with bed bug pest control by eliminating and ongoing treatments. Bed Bugs are one of the most hated pests in the United States. They are challenging to see, multiply quickly, and jump from pieces of furniture or clothing. Bed bugs are attracted to humans so that they can feed on us while we are most sedentary, which is why they tend to gravitate towards our beds and couches. Bed Bugs tend to nest in our beds or furniture. Also, find them in wall hangings, carpets, or spaces between your carpets and walls. We recommend that you reach out to our professional team members at A-1 Bonded Termite, Inc. if you suspect a bed bug infestation.
Signs of Bed Bug Infestations
Itchy Red Welts – When a bed bug bites you, you will notice a small red welt on your skin. These bites can cause a little skin reaction as they can leave a minuscule amount of saliva at the bite location.
Red/Brown Spots – When a bed bug bites you, they will attempt to draw blood so that they can feed. When you are bitten, you may notice red or brown spots on your bedsheets, or clothes. Bed Bugs tend to bite in areas where your body is warmer, so they will gravitate towards covered areas as you are physically warmer.
Black Specks – Bed bugs can vary in size. A juvenile bed bug that has not yet fed will appear as a black spot either on your sheets within your mattress.
Bed Bug Preventatives
Although they are hard to detect, there are ways to prevent bed bugs from entering and nesting in your home, below are some preventative measures that you can take to avoid having bed bugs take over your home.
- Inspect your clothing and accessories after visiting heavily wooded areas.
- Avoid clutter within your home, whether it be on the floor or overflowing laundry.
- Regularly vacuum around your bed and near your bed frame. Once you have completed vacuuming, make sure to dispose of the waste in a plastic bag to prevent bed bugs from jumping out of your garbage.
- Make sure to wash all clothing that you have worn when visiting any wooded or tall-grassy areas.
Suppose you have performed all the preventative measures above, and you still suspect a bed bug infestation. In that case, we recommend contacting our team members at A-1 Bonded Termite, Inc. at (714) 502-9230.
Treatment for Bed Bugs
Unfortunately, Bed Bugs can multiply very quickly. Suppose there is one pregnant female within your property. In that case, you could potentially have a full-blown infestation within six months without even recognizing they are there. We recommend not attempting any DIY (do it yourself) treatments, as they can be ineffective at removing the entire infestation. Bed Bugs have a response to avoid chemical treatments. Naturally, they will move away from the chemical that is bothering them, resulting in a widespread infestation as they will prevent the treated area. Learn more about bed bug identification here.
To remove an infestation, our professionals will provide a detailed inspection, set up an implementation plan, and then offer a treatment to eradicate these pests from your property. If you have a small infestation, our professionals can implement a minimally invasive treatment such as a pesticide spray. If you have a full-blown infestation, our professionals may need to fumigate your property. In this case, you will be unable to access your property for up to 3 days.
Finally, after treating your property, our professionals can come back to your property for routine inspections. This is helpful as Bed Bugs can travel or jump to different locations in your home and can continue to produce offspring. If you suspect an infestation, it is recommended to reach out to our professionals at A-1 Bonded Termite, Inc. to assist in eradicating Bed Bugs