Category: Bed Bugs

More Bed Bug Facts

How do they spread? Bedbugs can move from one site to another by traveling on items such as clothing, luggage, furniture, boxes and bedding. Bedbugs can crawl about as fast as a ladybug, and can easily travel between floors and rooms in hotels or apartment complexes. Sign of... more
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Bed Bugs! The little invaders!

Bedbugs are small, reddish-brown parasitic insects that bite the exposed skin of sleeping humans and animals to feed on their blood. Although bedbugs aren't known to spread disease, they can cause other public health and economic issues. About the size of an apple seed, bedbugs hide in the... more
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Where Do Bed Bugs Hide?

Bedbug infestations usually occur around or near where people sleep. They hide in the cracks and crevices of: Mattresses Box springs Bed frame Headboards Objects or clutter near beds They can also be found: Under peeling paint and loose wallpaper Under carpeting near... more
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What is a bed bug?

Bed bugs likely get their name from their habit of taking refuge in beds and feeding on humans while they sleep. Bed bugs feed only on blood and must have regular blood meals to survive and develop. Humans are not bed bugs’ only targets, they also will attack many warm-blooded... more
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Where Do Bed Bugs Hide?

Bedbug infestations usually occur around or near where people sleep. They hide in the cracks and crevices of: Mattresses Box springs Bed frame Headboards Objects or clutter near beds They can also be found: Under peeling paint and loose wallpaper Under carpeting near... more
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Appearance of Bed Bugs

Adult bed bugs, in general, are: about the size of an apple seed (5-7 mm or 3/16 - 1/4 inch long); long and brown, with a flat, oval-shaped body (if not fed recently); balloon-like, reddish-brown, and more elongated (if fed recently); a “true bug” (characteristics of true bugs... more
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When Bedbugs Bite

Bedbugs are active mainly at night and usually bite people while they are sleeping. They feed by piercing the skin and withdrawing blood through an elongated beak. The bugs feed from three to 10 minutes to become engorged and then crawl away unnoticed. Most bedbug bites are painless at... more
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A message from A1 on COVID-19

As we work together as a community and nation to better understand and mitigate the spread of the novel Coronavirus, we are all being asked to adhere to new guidelines and to do our best to practice social distancing. Please know that as protectors of public health, food and property, we take... more
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We are considered an Essential Service per the government so if you have any rodent, ant, termite or other pest issues, we can come to you and exterminate them! We have protocols set in place, if anyone is sick or feeling ill we cannot treat their residence or business. If there are no medical... more
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Sneaky critters called Bed Bugs

Ants are painful, cockroaches are unsanitary, but bedbugs are just plain gross. That's reason enough to want to rid your home of them. They were almost exterminated from North America years ago because of insecticides that we no longer use. But because of new insect treatments that don't... more
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