How Long Does Bed Bug Treatment Take for West Chester Homes?
November 29, 2018
A pest problem is not fun, but when the pests start sharing your bed with you, it gets even worse. Bed bugs are the cause of many sleepless nights and lots of anxiety. If bed bugs invade a business, the results can be devastating. Bed bugs can endure nearly freezing temperatures, as well as temperatures a little over 100 degrees, making them extremely hardy and persistent. They can also survive a year without eating!
Unfortunately, these biting pests are on the rise, with more and more calls coming into pest control companies by the day. It used to be several calls a year and now it’s several a week. They can be picked up in any public place or while visiting friends or family. Excellent at hitchhiking, they will come back with you to your home and reproduce quickly. Because of their rapid reproduction and excellent hiding skills, bed bugs are extremely hard to get rid of on your own. Most DIY efforts focus on certain areas, so if a few bed bugs are missed, it’s easy for the population to increase and take over again. This is why a bed bug infestation can cause so much stress and frustration. If you think you have a bed bug infestation, contact professional pest control right away.
Not sure if you have a bed bug infestation? Here are signs to watch out for:
- Blood or feces stains on your sheets or mattresses.
- Waking up with welts or bites in a cluster (may or may not be itchy).
- Finding their cast-off skins or shells from growing bed bugs.
- Seeing the bed bugs, nymphs, or their small white eggs.
At Moyer Pest Control, we offer multiple options for bed bug treatments. K-9 Inspection is a highly effective method used to detect infestations. These dogs are trained similar to drug-sniffing dogs and can locate bed bug activity within minutes. Trained dogs are far quicker and far more accurate at sniffing out bed bugs than professional technicians. Read more about our K-9 inspection in our previous blog How Dogs Detect Bed Bugs. Another option is our heat treatment. This method will heat your home to a temperature that the bed bugs hiding in even the most hard-to-reach places of your home will be eliminated.
Bed bugs are relentless. Even after many DIY home treatments, bed bugs can return in full swing. Most people look to professional pest control to eliminate bed bugs, sometimes after many failed DIY attempts. Contacting Moyer Pest Control will save you lots of time and energy. At Moyer Pest, we understand the urgency of eliminating bed bugs as soon as possible. If you contact us today, we will assess and begin treatment within 24 Hours!