Tag: bed bug exterminators

Where Do Bed Bugs Come From?

Bed bugs like to travel and are good hitchhikers. They will hide in suitcases, boxes and shoes to be near a food supply. They are elusive, nocturnal creatures. Bed bugs get their name from their habit of feeding on human hosts in bed. They are excellent hitchhikers, easily... more
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Bed Bug Facts

They Can Live Anywhere When most people think of bed bugs, they think of hotels. But the truth is, bed bugs can thrive in single-family homes, apartments, hospitals, college dorm rooms, office buildings, schools, buses, trains, movie theaters, retail stores and just about anywhere that humans... more
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Bedbug Tips for Assisted Living Homes

If you decide to spend your golden years in an independent living, assisted living or nursing home facility, bed bugs are a reality you need to prepare for. The smaller and closer the living quarters, the more likely you’ll face bed bugs. If you do get bed bugs, it can be very costly both... more
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Bed Bugs During Winter Months

It’s cold outside, but you’re nice and warm inside and not worried about bugs in the winter months.  However, pest control is just as important in the colder months than it is in the summer months. Even bed bugs don't disappear during the cold season.  Which is just one more reason bed bugs... more
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Life Cycle of a Bed Bug

Female bedbugs can lay 200 to 250 eggs, which mature to adult stage within four to six weeks, meaning one or two bed bugs can turn into a massive infestation within a couple of months, if not caught and treated early. Bed bugs are resilient. Nymphs can survive months without feeding and the adults... more
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Don't Let Bedbugs Move In

Bedbugs like to feed on humans while they are sleeping.  Once you have bedbugs in your home, it is impossible to remove the colony on your own.  Contact A1 Exterminators for help in getting your home back to normal and bedbug... more
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Bed Bugs and Summer Travel

If you stay in a hotel or motel, keep these bed bug travel tips in mind. It is important that you take some precautions to ensure that your room is bed-bug free before you settle in. In a recent survey by NPMA, 75% of pest control professionals indicated that they have encountered infestations of... more
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Signs You Might Have Bed Bugs

Here are a few tips on determining if you may have bed bugs in your home. Bed bug bites are the first sign of bed bugs. They tend to leave bites in straight rows. The bugs tend to live along the seam of a mattress. Insect waste that appears as dark spots where the bugs can crawl, areas like... more
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Are There Critters and Germs in My Library Books?

Books are no better hosts for bacteria and viruses than many other objects. All pathogens need a critical mass for an exposed person to become infected. Chances are you won’t bring home any unwanted guests. An outbreak of bedbugs at the library in a fictional correction facility in “Orange is... more
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Check for Bed Bugs

When checking for bed bugs, pay close attention along the top and underside of the bed frame. This is a particularly favorite place for bed bugs as it is close to its blood meal (you) and is an undisturbed and well-hidden location on the... more
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