What causes bed bugs and how to get rid of them

Contrary to belief, even the cleanest homes can be unfortunate enough to be infested by bed bugs. They are classed as a public health pest that cause itchy red bites as they feed on human blood. Bed bugs are stubborn, but with the correct treatment they can be eradicated quickly and successfully.  Bed bugs are generally carried from place to place and are picked up if you have recently stopped in a hotel, been on public transport, or even been to a friend or family members house. They can be carried from one place to another via clothing, bedding, luggage, and furniture.

The tell-tale signs that you have bed bugs are the red, itchy bites they leave behind. If you believe you have bed bugs it is important to act immediately. Bed bugs do not tend to stray too far from the bed, thus making it imperative to check all areas surrounding the bed. This includes the headboard, bed slats, stitching lines of the mattress and the area under the bed, paying close attention to the skirting boards. Bed bugs leave dark stains behind which is also a key indication of an infestation.

As mentioned above, bed bugs are a notoriously stubborn pest and can be difficult to eradicate. However, with the correct insecticides and application you can be assured you will achieve total bed bug eradication, regardless of the level of infestation. Pest Control Supermarket have designed bed bug killing kits which contain insecticides that have the ability to eliminate all levels of infestation.

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