GETTING RID OF BED BUGS in California
Wheeler's Bed Bug Control Orange County, Murrieta, Temecula, Corona
Bed bugs are blood-feeding insects. Bed bugs feed on humans mostly at night, making them difficult to detect. However bed bugs also feeds on other mammals and birds found near the home including dogs, mice, rats, and cats. However, such infestations have been on the rise and can be found even in the finest hotel and living accommodations. The reasons for the rise in bed bugs are not totally understood but appear to be from the banning and changes in the pesticides available to control this pest due to Environmental Protection. There are only a few professional pesticides that work on bed bugs, and the pesticides at local hardware stores have little effect.
WHEELER'S PEST CONTROL BED BUG EXTERMINATION PROGRAM
Getting rid of bed bugs is a difficult task that requires removal or treatment of infested material and monitoring to ensure the bed bugs has been eliminated. Bed bug extermination may require employing several nonchemical methods such as vacuuming, washing bedding and clothing at a high temperature, using steam or heat treatment, and sealing up hiding places. To get rid of bed bugs insecticides may required to eliminate bed bug infestations. However, for more serious problems whole building fumigation may be the only answer.
BEG BUG DETECTION
Searching for bed bugs or their fecal spots, cases, and shed skins. Current research reports more than 80% of bed bugs are located near the bed, so inspections for bed bugs should focus on the mattress, bed frame. It may be easier to detect dark spots of dried bed bug excrement.
In addition to the bed area, the remaining 20% of infestations usually are in upholstered furniture other than beds, in cabinets, along baseboards and in carpets, picture frames and other hiding spots. For heavy infestations, living rooms, hallways, and picture frames can be shelters. It takes patience and perseverance to find low-level bed bug issue of such a persistent, nagging problem.
BED BUG PREVENTION
People usually bring bed bugs into their homes, in luggage or on clothes, after visiting an infested dwelling or hotel. If you travel frequently, watch for signs of these insects in your hotel room by checking under sheets and inspecting mattresses, especially if you have been bitten. If you suspect bed bugs, check your luggage before leaving and wash all your clothes as soon as you get home. You also can bring them into your home on bedding or furniture. If you purchase second-hand furniture, especially beds or mattresses, thoroughly inspect the item before bringing it into your home. If you remove infested mattresses or furniture from your home, do not leave it on the curb or porch. Take it immediately to the dump.
It is much easier to control a population when the infestation is small. Keep clutter down, so it is easier to inspect areas of your home giving them fewer hiding places. Insecticides alone won't control bed bug infestations. Their use must be combined with a program of removing and cleaning infested beds, bedding, and other harborage sites then following up with a regular detection program to ensure treatment was effective.
EGG PRODUCTION OF BED BUGS
- Female bed bugs produce between 1- 7 eggs per day about 10 days after a single blood meal.
- BED BUGS will then have to feed again to produce more eggs.
- The number of male bed bugs and female bed bugs produced from an egg is about 50/50
- Female bed bugs can produce about 113 eggs in her whole life
- Wandering female bed bugs can lay eggs anywhere in a room
- Egg mortality is low and approximately 97% of bed bugs eggs hatch
- Egg hatch in 10 to 14 days
- Bed bug population can double every 15 days