Bedbugs may have earned the title of bedbugs, but they are not solely found in your bed by any stretch of the imagination. Common places to find them include within your carpet, on your couches and sofas, along your baseboards, amongst clutter, and any other type of cloth covered furniture are all prime locations for this nasty little critter to flourish. It’s at night when these little beasties become active however, and they come out to feast on whatever creature they can get a hold of that has blood in it. In essence, we become a veritable all you can eat smorgasbord.
Some of the common signs that you might have a bedbug problem include waking up in the middle of the night, or in the morning with itchy spots or bruising on your skin. It’s not uncommon to have an infestation of these critters and not even be aware of it.
Bed Bugs Behave in a similar Manner to Fleas
Because they all quickly dig down into the fibers of your carpet or upholstered material. Another similar trait is the fact that if you find one, there is sure to be plenty more where that one came from. One of the really harsh things about a bedbug infestation is that a person can be a bit as many as 500 times in one night from a single bug. It may seem strange that somebody wouldn’t wake up in the midst of all that, but the way they work is to first inject a little bit of anesthetic under your skin and then start drinking your blood while you can’t feel it. They’re very small so they’re not really easy to see, and wherever you have any type of fabric or cloth, they can find safe haven.
If you do have an infestation of bedbugs, it’s never a simple task to get rid of them all, but it’s essential that you do. They aren’t known for transferring any kinds of diseases, but when they bite you it typically hurts quite a bit afterward and itches really bad. Bed bugs are brown in color, and they don’t have any type of wings, but they are one of nature’s best survivors. In fact, bedbugs have been known to be able to survive for a year or more and not require any type of sustenance.
Houston Area Bed Bug Infestations
If you are infested with bed bugs however, you don’t have to lose hope as it is an infestation that is controllable if you get professional help. We have a team of licensed exterminators ready to come into your home and use our state-of-the-art equipment and techniques in order to determine the severity of your bedbug problem and determine the best course of treatment.
As professionals in the business, we take our job very seriously and are fully committed to addressing your situation quickly and affordably. All of our treatment methods are effective and we make assurances of your family’s safety during the whole process of extermination.
If you know that you already have an existing bed bug problem, or if you’re just suspicious of it and want to make sure that you never have the problem, let us come out and evaluate your situation and make sure that you never have to go through the trials of being a living smorgasbord for unwanted guests.