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Bed Bug Infestation Keeping You Up at Night?

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Nobody wants to feel uncomfortable when sleeping in their own bed. The media is always talking about the problem with bed bug infestation and the difficulty to corral the issue. The truth is the earlier you identify a pest control issue, you can deal with it more efficiently. Here is some information on bed bugs to help keep you informed.

Bed Bug Lifecycle

Bed Bugs are small insects that feed on human blood. A newly hatched bed bug is semi-transparent, light tan in colour and they are the size of a poppy seed. An adult bed bug however is flat, reddish/brown in colour and has an oval body which resembles an apple seed. You should look for bed bugs fecal matter, blood drops and eggs.

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Bed bugs are most active at night time. Starting at a very young age they begin to feed on human blood. Once they reach an adult size, the female bed bug will lay 5 to 7 eggs per week and can lay approximately 200 to 500 eggs in her life span. They reach adult stage by 4-5 months and can last up to a year.

Where are bed bugs found?

Bed bugs have many different hiding spots, but most people think that the mattress is the most common place they are found. Reality is that the boxspring is where they are most commonly found, and then it is found in either a couch/chair. When you factor in the frame/headboard, it appears that the 48% of bed bugs are found in that area. You should be looking for them in hiding spots that are dark; they are dormant during the day and active at night.

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Our Bed Bug Process for Removal

At Mr. Pest Control we believe in using environmentally safe products, ensuring that your health is not at risk. We use an integrated pest management approach (IPM). Where we learn the pest inside and out then use a variety of tools together to eradicate the problem. Knowing the bed bugs life cycle not only in a lab, but more importantly in the real world, is what helps us to develop and practice an approach that is safe and effective.

Which ultimately allows Mr. Pest Control to provide Guaranteed Bed bug treatments. Bed bugs are almost at epidemic proportions right now due to their resistance to most pest control products, poor knowledge of the pest and short cuts in control strategies. Combining the right bed bug control strategy with proper customer preparation is the only way to guarantee bed bug removal.

Mr. Pest Control is an advocate of using proper certified Bed bug Proof Mattress and Boxspring covers for ongoing monitoring, bed protection and bed bug control. These are available for order from many mattress stores or you can get them(with proper instructions for best results) directly from us, Mr. Pest Control.

For immediate Bed Bug help please contact us directly at 1-888-794-PEST(7378) or contact us immediately.

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Mr. Pest Control

Address: 6 Maplehill Drive
Shanty Bay, ON, L0L 2L0

Pest Control Services: 24 Hours / 7 Days a Week
Cambridge, Stoney Creek, Burlington, Mississauga, Simcoe County, Barrie, Oro Medonte, Orillia, Alliston, Midland and Collingwood and Surrounding Areas

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