Contrary to popular belief, bedbugs can be a problem even if you live in the cleanliest of homes. In fact, bedbugs aren’t even attracted to filth. As long as there is access to a food source (blood), they can certainly live in any environment.
When you call us, we will perform an inspection and leave you with an action list to prepare for bed bug treatment as soon as possible. We understand that there are plenty of bed bug treatment options for you in Humboldt County, so for that reason, we strive to be the only one you’ll ever need.
Bedbugs live closely with humans, since they require blood to breed and feed. They’ll come out when it’s safe to feed, which is why you’ll generally find them living in closets, cabinets, and of course, beds.
Lack of awareness is surely the most common cause for bed bugs. They are often referred to as “hitchhiking bugs.” They will latch onto your belongings and follow you home. Some common areas for bed bugs to hitch a ride include:
Once bedbugs have mad their way into your home, you’ll soon notice their presence. Often scratching alone is reason enough to take notice. Pay attention to the information below to help see if you may living with bedbugs.
Bed bugs are brown, flat and roughly the size of a sunflower seed. Use the tips below to help spot them around your Humboldt residence.
Bite Marks – They often feed while you sleep, so look for small red, itchy bumps when you wake up.
Blood or Black Stains – Look for stains on sheets and your couch. Bed bugs leave behind blood as they feed, and black stains as they produce feces.
You See Bugs or Eggs – Bed bugs are easier to find than eggs. Their eggs are white and roughly 1mm in length.