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How Well Do You Know Bed Bugs?

June 30, 2017

There are some bugs that we don't really need to know anything about. When you see a few dozen millipedes on the exterior walls of your entryway or crawling around inside your home, you're not in any immediate danger. Those bugs are harmless. Of course, it is nice to know something about them, so you can get rid of them. But, they aren't going to make you sick or damage your home. Other bugs aren't so benign. Poisonous spiders can cause immediate medical crisis, ticks can spread diseases with lifelong implications, mosquitoes can carry viruses that kill, cockroaches can create conditions in a home that result in flu-like symptoms and complications with allergies, and the list goes on. It is important to know these bugs when you see them. So, how well do you know bed bugs?

Bed bugs are not known to spread harmful bacteria or human pathogens, they don't have a poisonous venom, and they don't exacerbate allergies, but that doesn't mean they're harmless. A bed bug infestation can cause trauma to a family. These are blood-eating pests that are capable of leaving large numbers of painful, itchy welts on the skin. When an infestation becomes obvious to a family, it can quickly lead to sleepless nights for everyone in a home. And sleep deprivation, combined with a desperation to stop bites from occurring, has led some to take dangerous measures to get rid of these bugs--some of which have resulted in a loss of property and a loss of human life.

2 Reasons You Should Know More About Bed Bugs

  • If bed bugs ever appear in your home, you need to know that these are pernicious pests that are extremely hard to get rid of without an education in the entomology of these insects, and the modern pest control methods that work to exterminate them.

  • Bed bugs are hitchhiking bugs. The more you know about them, the greater chance you'll have of preventing them from coming home with you when you travel.

If you ever find bed bugs in your West Chester home, let Moyer Pest Control assist you. Our team is highly trained and certified in the most advanced and trusted bed bug control methods. Whether you have a small and isolated infestation that can be remedied with targeted control or a widespread infestation that requires a complete heat treatment, you can count on our team to follow strict guidelines, all safety protocols, and established best practices.

For more information or to schedule service for your West Chester home, give us a call today.



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