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What you need to know about Bed bugs


Although bed bug is not known for spreading diseases, bed bug can be an annoyance. Imagine being asleep or laying on a bed where you experience some bit of itchiness at random spot of your skin and slight bite sensation that led to anxiety due to sleep deprivation. In the long run this may lead to depression and psychological issue due long-term frustrations of not having proper rest.

Due to its size bed bug can hide in almost any crevice or protected location, these blood sucking pests hides in the seams and folds of luggage, bedding, furniture and anywhere they can hide most common on bed and sofas.

Controlling bed bug is not a DIY job and if you think you may have an infestation contact a professional bed bug exterminator.

Signs of Bed Bugs infestation

To identify a possible infestation is to look out for physical signs of bed bugs such as:

  • Rusty or reddish stains on bed sheets or mattresses.

  • Appearance of dark spots (approx. size: •), which are bed bug excrement.

  • Eggs and eggshells, which are tiny (about 1mm) and pale yellow skins that nymphs shed as they grow larger.

  • Live bed bugs active spot.

Bed Bug Living conditions:

  • Bed bugs able to survive and remain active at temperatures as low as 7°C (46°F), but they die when its body temperatures reaches 45°C (113°F).

  • To kill bed bugs with heat, the room must be even hotter to ensure sustained heat reaches the bugs no matter where they are hiding.​
  • Common bed bugs are found almost anywhere their host can live.

  • Tropical bed bugs (Cimex hemipterus) require a higher average temperature than the common bed bug and are found in tropical and subtropical areas.

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