Bed Bug Inspection

You can carry out a bed bug inspection yourself if you know what to look for. Bed bugs feed every 7-10 days and when they fed they may take multiple bites. If you have noticed you are being bitten, the steps below should help assist when looking for bed bug evidence. Look for spotting on … Read more

A bed Bug Infestation

A bed bug infestation will start with a small number bed bugs. These bugs could of entered your property in a number of ways. you will of visited a building with bed bugs, the types of buildings could be: hotels hostels care homes friends or family’s homes public transport Another way for bed bugs to … Read more

Can You Prevent Bed Bugs?

Bed bugs are hitchhikers. They will crawl mainly into our suitcases, ruck sacks and handbags when we are in areas with an infestation. This could be a hotel, care home, family or friends home or public transport. Female bed bugs will try to escape male bed bugs. When we put our items down that do … Read more

How Do You Get Bed Bugs?

A common question we are asked is how have I got bed bugs? The answer isn’t always straight forward. Bed bugs are hitch hikers and a bad luck bug. Female bed bugs will climb into our rucksacks, handbags or luggage as our items do not smell of male bed bugs that the female bed bugs … Read more

Things You Can Do at Home to Keep on Top of Your Bed Bug Infestation

The following information will not eradicate your bed bug infestation; however, it will keep your infestation numbers to a minimum and may stop the bed bugs spreading.   When we first realise, we have a bedbug infestation, it is our initial reaction to move out of the room that has a problem and sleep somewhere else such as … Read more

Bed Bugs on Mattresses

Bed bugs do not normally like to live on mattresses. However there are some instances where they will. Bed bugs will live on mattresses when infestations are heavy and it is an available place to live. Bed bugs may also live in mattresses if there parents have been successful there. Bed bugs like to be … Read more

Bed bugs and Beds

There isn’t a bedbug proof bed but you can make your living environment more difficult for the bed bugs to live in. The below tips will also help if you are having a chemical treatment to eradicate your infestation. The best type of bed to have if you have a bed bugs is a metal … Read more

Common Bed Bug Questions

What attracts bed bugs?  Bed bugs only feed on blood. They do not like hair or fur and therefore prefer to fed on humans. They track us through carbon dioxide and heat. They prefer to live in wood and cardboard. They struggle to climb up plastic and tiles but will find ways of adapting or … Read more

Bed bugs- What to do when a guest is bitten

When a guest is bitten in your property, the immediate reaction is to move them to a different room. This may not solve the problem in the long run for your establishment or the customer. If a customer has had their luggage in a room with an untreated bed bug problem there is a chance … Read more

Bed Bugs in Commercial Properties

Dealing with bed bugs in commercial properties can be difficult. However you can be proactive instead of reactive to bed bugs. Bed bugs are hitchhikers. For buildings like hotels, care homes, hospitals and universities it is impossible to control what bugs come in and out of the building. Being proactiveThe best thing to do is … Read more