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Bed bug control in Halifax

When you think of undesirable pests at your Halifax property, bed bugs are probably near the top of the list. Halifax buildings are not immune to bed bug infestations, especially due to the high number of tourists that visit the city. If customers at your business learn of a bed bug infestation, that can tarnish your brand’s image. If signs of these tiny pests appear, you should get help from professionals, like Rentokil Steritech, who know how to get rid of bed bugs.

Bed bugs are hard to eliminate, so we do not recommend trying to get rid of them without an expert’s assistance. In Halifax, you need not look far to resolve an issue - Rentokil Steritech is here to talk with you, identify the problem and address it. One of our specialists will come out, inspect your premises and remove bed bugs so they no longer bother you. Our bed bug control treatments work, and we will treat your building with care.

Bed bug bites?

Bed bugs are infamous partially because they feed on human blood. The fear of a parasite feeding on you while you sleep can hinder good sleep at your Halifax property (such as a hotel). People find bed bug bites very concerning, but it has not been proven that bed bugs transmit disease organisms. Still, a person bitten by bed bugs may experience an allergic reaction, like welts that itch. As a caveat, some people do not react to bed bug bites.

Like with other pest bites or stings, if you are dealing with serious symptoms after receiving bed bugs bites, contact a medical professional for help.

What do bed bugs look like?

Bed bugs can be easy to miss, so you need to look for them carefully at your premises in Halifax. Adult bed bugs grow up to about ¼ inch in length, are reddish brown in color, and have piercing-sucking mouthparts. Bed bug eggs are white and oval in shape. Nymphs hatch from them in roughly 6 to 10 days.

The mere presence of a bug at a home or business does not automatically mean it is a bed bug. If you find insects that look like bed bugs at your property, a pest professional can help you identify whether the creatures are indeed bed bugs. This will guide the appropriate course of action.

Bed bugs like staying concealed, and as you may have guessed, they usually wait until night to feed. As a result, it may be difficult to notice they are present. But you can look for some indications: Signs of bed bugs in Halifax include bed bug eggs and skins as well as fecal spots.

Preventing bed bugs in Halifax

When faced with a bed bug infestation, you’ll probably wonder how these insects entered your property in the first place. Be wary of bed bugs coming into your premises, as people can unintentionally bring them inside via luggage or used furniture. Before you carry furniture inside, look for bed bugs. Do not take furniture that’s sitting on the side of the road into your property. Check luggage for bed bugs too after getting back from a trip. Additionally, look for bed bugs in a hotel room when you travel.

Although inspecting for bed bugs takes time, you will be glad you took the extra step if you can catch a problem and alert a pest control company before the bugs spread to other areas of your building.

Best bed bug treatments in Halifax

It’s unlikely that all people know the facts about bed bugs or are able to recognize signs of the pests. Consequently, a bed bug infestation in Halifax may not be found until numerous bed bugs have already been born. Bed bugs can spread to new places and create problems there. Therefore, if you have spotted any signals of an infestation, get in touch with a reputable bed bug control expert as soon as you can.

A Rentokil Steritech specialist can come to your Halifax building and find a bed bug infestation, whether it’s at an apartment, hotel or restaurant. We will conduct a thorough inspection of your property and will ask you questions to try to ascertain why the infestation is occurring. We will let you know what we have discovered and whether we’ve found an indication of bed bugs. Your specialist can go over your options for treatment and let you know how to prepare for treatment.

Do you think bed bugs have entered your Halifax home or business? Do not delay: Reach out to Rentokil Steritech now!

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