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Wait…Do you have bed bugs? Gross! Bed Bugs leave their droppings in your bedspreads, feed off of your blood, and arguably carry diseases from host to host. If you even suspect that you have a bed bug problem consult a bed bug exterminator today for a free thorough inspection of your home and sleeping areas.
The more we learn about Bed Bugs, the more we learn they are becoming an increased health risk to humans and pets alike.
What Are Bed Bugs?
Bed Bugs are a highly effective carnivorous insect when it comes to hunting for their next blood meals and once they have found a good source of sustenance, your blood or even your pets blood, they will return as often as they need to in order to survive. Bed bugs do not return nightly to feed, at least not the same Bed Bug. These insects form colonies just like other insects, and are difficult to remove the larger the colony gets.
Once one bug has found you as a blood meal it is only a matter of time before the rest of his friends join in on the feast while your sleeping. The parasitic nature of bed bugs alone is enough to want to avoid these nasty little blood suckers but they can also promote disease and skin infections.
Where Do Bed Bugs Come From?
Good Question. The most common intrusion point for a bed bug is from a previously owned piece of furniture that you brought into your home from either a third party or second hand store. Steer away from purchasing used mattresses and if you do decide to buy second hand furniture like bed sets and couches always inspect them thoroughly for the presence of any home invading insect or pest. Luggage is also a great transportation point for bed bugs as they are notorious for dwelling in ill-maintained hotel rooms so be sure to inspect your luggage before re-entering your home.
Signs You Have Bed Bugs
The most obvious of signs that you have a bed bug infestation is the presence of bed bug eggs within the dark areas of your home furniture, especially bed setups. Inspect underneath your beds, couches, chairs, and closets for any signs of tiny white eggs. Bed Bugs can be found virtually anywhere within the home so think like a bug and try to find the most private dark spaces of your property and inspect for bugs thoroughly.
The second sign that you may have bed bugs is visible sores on your skin. Bed Bug bites can take up to 14 days to become visible and by then the same bug may have been back two or three times to feed on you as well as his family and friends. If you notice large red bumps on your skin and you are not susceptible to any other skin ailment, chances are you have bed bug infestation. The skin will eventually become irritated where the bugs puncture your skin and inject their anesthetic saliva to think your blood and feed more effectively. Sounds scary doesn’t it?
If you see tiny little blood marks on your sheets it is a sign that a bed bug was crushed accidently during a feeding period and you definitely have bed bugs.
Are Bed Bugs Harmful?
Yes and no, but ultimately….YES! Bed bugs are not associated with parasitic diseases such as lyme disease is with ticks, but it only a matter of time before they discover just how bad they are for you. Having multiple parasitic insects inject your skin at several points is not healthy for you and promotes various skin infection scenarios. If a Bed Bug feeds on multiple hosts it is also debatable and still being studied as to whether or not a bloodborne pathogen can be transmitted through bed bug bites.
Until we discover more about these insects, do you want to risk having a parasite run rampant in your home?
We didn’t think so! So call ProGreen today for a reliable bed bug exterminator you can trust to prevent future infestations and keep you sleeping soundly.