Bed bugs | How do I know if I have bed bugs?


  • Inflamed spots, often with a darker spot in the middle

  • Itchy

  • Arranged in a rough line or in a cluster

  • Located on the face, neck, arms and hands

For many people, bed bug bites are similar to other bug bites. Although, some people can have serious allergic reactions to bed bug bites such as “itching, blisters or hives.” 


Where do bed bugs hide?

Bed bugs can be found in and around where you or your family sleeps. This includes clothing, bedding, or objects near your bed. Bed bugs may nest in your box spring, headboard or bed frame even. Don’t forget to check under the carpeting near the baseboards, furniture seems, and under peeling wallpaper too. – Terminix

Bed bugs 'pig pile'

How do you get bed bugs?

Anywhere that you’re around large groups of people can expose you to bed bugs. For example, “apartment buildings, dorm rooms, homeless shelters, hotels, cruise ships, trains, buses and refugee camps.” Secondhand items can also harbor bed bugs. If you’ve come in contact with a high-risk scenario for bed bugs, be sure to check yourself and your home for signs of bed bugs.

How to get rid of bed bugs.

Leave it to the professionals to be sure bed bugs in your home are properly handled. A1 Exterminators use K-9 detection to detect bed bugs through hard-to-reach places like walls, floors and even underground. 


Contact A1 Exterminators today to have your property inspected for bed bugs.
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