Measuring just under the size of a standard pencil’s eraser, bed bugs are not only small but also incredibly resilient. At any given time bed bugs will typically know when they are in danger and should be hiding or if an unwilling victim is asleep and ready to become their next donor. Instead of letting your family or business become a blood bank for bed bugs, it is important to understand how they can be eliminated if they find their way inside of your home.
Bed bugs are capable of living several months without a meal, making it easy for them to attach to luggage or furniture that is begin moved from one location to another. On average, a single female bed bug will lay up to 500 eggs throughout her lifetime. As you might imagine, that means that bed bugs will continue to expand their numbers with each generation relatively quickly. Fortunately, there are established ways that you can get rid of bed bugs effectively and quickly.
What Treatment Options Are Available?
Even with the help of a professional, it is possible that removing bed bugs will take multiple treatments. For this reason, it is not recommended that individuals try to tackle bed bugs on their own and instead seek out professional help to kill bed bugs that may be present. Each bed bug infestation is different and may require a different approach to eliminate them or stop them from continuing to spread before treatments can become effective.
Bed bug control doesn’t have a one-size-fits-all treatment option and, in some cases, several different approaches may be needed to protect you from an ongoing infestation. Pied Piper Services utilizes the most effective treatment options in the industry to ensure your bed bug problems are resolved quickly and efficiently. Once a bed bug infestation has been identified and contained, our team will begin working to kill bed bugs that are present and ensure that any eggs that may be left behind to lead to a re-infestation.
Several chemical treatments exist on the market to kill bed bugs on contact; however, some other chemical treatments use a different approach to eliminate the population of bed bugs as a whole. Growth regulators force the insect to develop too rapidly, while others stop development. Some chemical treatments require 3-4 visits. If it has been three weeks since your last treatment and there are no signs like bites, live bed bugs, new fecal matter or cast skins then it’s a good indication that you’re bed bug-free.
Pied Piper Services for Bed Bug Control
If you have brought home bed bugs from a previous vacation, it is important to utilize the services of a pest control company to rid your home of these elusive pests. Pied Piper Services has the equipment and knowledge needed to ensure your home returns to normal following a bed bug infestation. Give the experts at The Pied Piper a call to get started with effective bed bug control!