All About Pests
Bedbugs are small, oval, brownish insects that live on the blood of animals or humans. Adult bedbugs have flat bodies about the size of an apple seed. After feeding, however, their bodies swell and are a reddish color. Bedbugs lurk in cracks and crevices. Though they aren’t known to transmit disease or pose any serious medical risk, the stubborn parasites can leave itchy and unsightly bites.
Dangers: A bed bug bite affects each person differently. Bite responses can range from an absence of any physical signs of the bite, to a small bite mark, to a serious allergic reaction. Bed bugs are not considered to be dangerous; however, an allergic reaction to several bites may need medical attention.
Prevention Tips: Reduce the number of hiding places by cleaning up the clutter. Regularly wash and heat-dry your bed sheets, blankets, bedspreads and any clothing that touches the floor. Lastly Hire an experienced, responsible pest control professional can increase your chance of success in getting rid of bed bugs.
Common Household Pests
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Visit our Pest Library for information on the habits and habitats of some of the most common pests, plus easy ways to control them.