Bed Bug Moats a certain way to deal with bed bug infestation

One of the most reviled and misunderstood pest insect species known to mankind is the bed bug (Cimex lectularius). How many of us dropped off to sleep at night as young ones with the parting rhyme of our guardians in our ears “sleep tight and don’t let the bed bugs bite”?

Bed Bugs may have started to feed on people at around the period when we moved into caves, the bat bugs Cimex pilosellus and Cimex pipistrella primarily fed on bats and it is probable that bat feeding species of bugs evolved to feed on human beings when our ancestors started living} in bat infested caves.

Until the invention of DDT in the early 20th century bed bugs were common stowaways in most poor quality homes.

The later years of the 20th century saw pest control companies called out to very few bed bug infestations indeed, their presence being generally restricted to budget holiday hotels and student housing etc.

A lot of people mistake dust mites, which aren’t visible to the unaided eye, with bed bugs which very definitely are.

Adult bedbugs are reddish brown, about a quarter of an inch in size and very swollen after feeding on human blood.

Bed bugs typically feed on a target’s blood every seven to ten days, emerging in the hours before dawn and locating their target by smelling the exhaled carbon dioxide from human breath and when closing in on their target, they sense body body heat.

Lacking a suitable human host to dine on they can remain in a period of dormancy for periods of up to 18 months.

Bed Bugs

The first signs of a bed bug problem are spots of blood on sheets and on the corners of mattresses and a lot of people can react badly to the bites of these bugs.

The early part of the 21st century has seen bed bug infestations explode across the planet, the easy availability of overseas and economic migration have both been argued as reasons for the resurgence.

What is sure is that that are now making a real fightback not only in slum quality housing but top class hotels, schools and even hospitals.

One London borough reports a doubling of bed bug reports every year from 1995 to 2001.

One night away in an infested bed is all it takes, they hitch a ride in your suitcases or bags. Pest control companies are also now reporting cases of transport related bed bug infestations on transport of all kinds so a simple trip home on an infested tube or train can be all it takes to spread the infestation to your own home.

They are an tricky pest to eradicate as contrary to popular notion they do not just live in beds. They hide in any nook and cranny suitably close to a sleeping human being, beds, electrical sockets, televisions, bed side telephones etc and dealing with them is both tricky and time consuming. They have even been discovered found living under the toe-nails of infirm people and in the creases of flesh on very overweight people.

A way of preventing bed bug infestation is to equip your bed with bed bug moats.

Bed bugs moats prevent bed bugs from entering your bed.

Visit to the Bed Bug Moat site for further details.

They are not a pest that can be eradicated by an amateur and a pest control professional will almost certainly be needed.

Contact us on 0800 019 8382

 

 

Bed Bugs Blackpool, Southport and The Fylde.

One of the most detested and least understood pest species known to mankind is the bed bug (Cimex lectularius). How many of us fell asleep to sleep at night as youngsters with the words of our parents in our ears “sleep tight and don’t let the bed bugs bite”?

Bed Bugs may have started to predate on people at about the time when we moved into caves, the bat bugs Cimex pilosellus and Cimex pipistrella largely feed on bats and it is likely that bat feeding species of bed bus evolved to feed on human blood when our ancestors started staying} in bat infested caves.

Before the invention of DDT in the early 20th century bed bugs were common stowaways in most low quality homes.

The later part of the 20th century saw pest control companies called out to very few bed bug problems indeed, their presence being generally restricted to low quality holiday homes and student housing etc.

Most people confuse dust mites, which aren’t visible to the unaided eye, with bed bugs which most certainly.

Adult bedbugs are reddy-brown, about a quarter of an inch in size and swollen after feeding on human blood.

Bed bugs typically feed on a target’s blood every week or so, appearing in the early hours of the morning and locating their target by sniffing the exhaled CO2 from human breath and when nearby their target, body heat.

In the absence of a suitable human host to feed on they can lay dormant for periods of up to a year or more.

Bed Bugs

The first signs of a bed bug infestation are spots of blood on sheets and on the corners of mattresses and a lot of people can react badly to their bites.

The early part of this century has seen bed bug infestations growing all over the planet, the easy availability of world travel and economic migration have both been argued as reasons for the resurgence.

What is positive is that that are now making a real comeback not only in slum quality housing but high class hotels, schools and even hospitals.

One London borough reports a doubling of bed bugs infestations every year from 1995 to 2001.

One night stay in an infested premises is all it takes, they hitch a ride in your suitcases or bags. Stretford Pest control companies are also now reporting cases of transport related bed bug infestations on tubes, trains and buses so a simple journey home on an infested tube or train can be sufficient to spread bed bugs to your own home.

They are an tricky pest to deal with as contrary to popular notion they do not just live in beds. They hide in any nook and cranny suitably close to a sleeping target, beds, electrical sockets, televisions, bed side telephones etc and dealing with them is both difficult and time consuming. They have even been revealed found living under the toe-nails of infirm people and in the creases of flesh on flabby people.

They are not a pest that can be successfully tackled by an amateur and a pest control professional will almost certainly be needed.

Contact us on 0161 930 8814

Bed Bug Bites in Preston, Chorley and Leyland in 2012

One of the most hated and misunderstood pests known to the world is the bed bug (Cimex lectularius). How many of us fell asleep to sleep at night as children with the parting rhyme of our guardians in our ears “sleep tight and don’t let the bed bugs bite”?

Bed Bugs probably started to predate on people at around the period we moved into caves, the bat bugs Cimex pilosellus and C pipistrella primarily fed on bats and it is a fair chance that bat feeding species of bugs evolved to feed on human blood when our ancestors started living in bat infested caves.

Up to the production of DDT in the early 20th century bed bugs were commonplace guests in most poor quality homes.

The later years of the 20th century saw pest control companies having very few bed bug problems indeed, their presence being largely restricted to low quality holiday hotels and student accomadation etc.

Most people mistake dust mites, which aren’t visible to the naked, with bed bugs which deinitely.

Adult bedbugs are reddish brown, about a few milemetres in size and very swollen after dining on human blood.

Bed bugs regularly feed on a target’s blood every few days, coming out in the hours before dawn and homing in on their target by sniffing the exhaled CO2 from human breath and when close in on their target, they sense infra red heat.

Without a suitable human host to feed on they can lie in a period of dormancy for periods of up to a year or more.

Bed Bug Bites

Often the first sign of a bed bug infestation are spots of blood on sheets and on the corners of mattresses and many people can react badly to their bites.

The early part of this century has seen bed bug numbers explode everywhere on the planet, the easy availability of world travel and economic migration have both been blamed for the resurgence.

What is sure is that that are now making a real comeback not only in low quality housing but top class hotels, schools and even hospitals.

One London borough cited a doubling of bed bug reports every year from 1995 to 2001.

|One night stay in an infested hotel is all it takes, they catch a ride in your suitcases or bags. Pest control companies are also now reporting cases of transport related bed bug infestations on transport of all kinds so a simple journey to work on an infested tube or train can be sufficient to bring these bugs to your own home.

They are an difficult pest to eradicate as contrary to popular belief they do not just live in beds. They hide in any nook and cranny suitably close to a sleeping target, beds, electrical sockets, televisions, bed side telephones etc and dealing with them is both difficult and time consuming.

They have even been discovered found living under the toe-nails of infirm people and in the creases of flesh on very overweight people.

They are not a pest that can be dealt with by an amateur and a pest control professional will almost certainly be needed.

Telephone Harrier Pest Prevention on 01257 230637