Are you worried you’ve got a bed bug infestation on your hands? Well, we’re not surprised! A whopping 84% of American households experience a pest problem each year, and few are as troublesome, distressing, and downright disgusting as Cimex lectularius (AKA, bed bugs). The good news is that these insects aren’t known to spread disease.
Are you looking for signs of bed bugs? Since bed bugs are hard to see, infestations can go unnoticed. The signs of bed bugs include blood spots on your furniture and red bumps on your skin. Additionally, you can find them if you look closely, as they're about the size of an apple seed. If you see
We may refer to any insect as a “bug”. In the pest control business, we often find ourselves doing the same thing. An insect taxonomist would have a fit because only a small group (40,000 species, to be exact) of insects can correctly be called bugs. Only the insects in the suborder Heteroptera, part of
Bedbugs are a growing problem in South Carolina and all across the United States. Greenville-Spartanburg, Myrtle Beach and Charlotte were all on this year’s list for the worst bed bug infestations. Bed bugs are not only a nuisance, they can easily spread disease and cause skin infections. Don’t underestimate these pests! How to Identify Bed
When you go on vacation, the last thing you want to bring back as a souvenir is a bed bug infestation. However, that’s exactly what many travelers have been experiencing over the last couple of years. Public awareness of bedbug problems cannot help but increase, thanks to the increase of news reports of innocent travelers