If you’ve discovered bed bugs in your home, you shouldn’t delay calling a pest control company. Female bed bugs can lay as many as 500 eggs a month, so they multiply fast. The frequently asked questions below will answer your questions about bed bugs and Bed Bug Treatments in Lincoln CA.
Q.) How did bed bugs get into the house in the first place?
A.) There are various ways that you can bring bed bugs into your home. If you’ve recently traveled and stayed overnight in a motel, there’s a good chance that you brought the bed bugs home with you in your luggage. If you’ve brought used furniture into your house, the bed bugs could have been hiding in the sofa cushions. These tiny insects can also get on your clothing and be in boxes that you carry into your home.
Q.) Are bed bugs only found in the bed or can they get in other areas of the house?
A.) Although most of the bed bugs will be in and around your bed, they will travel to other rooms in your home. Bed bugs also hide in upholstered furniture, in your clothing, in dresser drawers, in your wall decor and on your curtains. These tiny bugs are only 1/4 inch long, so they can crawl into very small areas and it may be difficult to see them. Bed bugs have a brown body that’s flat and six legs.
Q.) How does a pest control company get rid of the bed bugs in a house?
A.) After a positive identification of these insects, a qualified pest control technician will use an insecticide to exterminate the bed bugs in your house. In addition to having an exterminator that provides Bed Bug Treatments in Lincoln CA come to your home, you’ll have to wash all of your bedding, vacuum your carpeting and clean your entire house to get rid of the infestation.
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