Bed Bugs- What Not to Do

There are common mistakes made when we discover bed bugs in our homes. when we realise a pest has invaded our personal space, our go to reaction is to try and get rid of them ourselves and sometimes we can do more harm than good. Below we have listed the common mistakes made and why … Read more

The bed bug cycle

Below we have put together an example of how a bed bug infestation will grow from the moment it is introduced. Please be aware these numbers are not exact. There are instances where bugs can take shorter or longer times to feed. The eggs can also hatch quicker/slower in certain circumstances. The days/weeks and number … Read more

Bed Bug Bites

One of the hardest problems faced when you have bed bugs is working out whether or not it is a bed bug infestation you have. Not everyone reacts to bed bug bites and an infestation of any pest, can not be identified by the bites alone. Every person reacts differently to bites, whether it be … Read more

Bitten, but it’s not Bed Bugs?

Occasionally upon inspecting a property, we do come across biting insect problems that are not bed bugs. These problems can be difficult to identify by only the bites you are receiving, as everyone reacts differently to different insect bites. You may find you are bitten at night, when you sleep. The bites could be in … Read more

Why have my bed bugs come back?

This is a commonly asked question and there can be a number of reasons for your bed bug infestation is returning. Below we have detailed the reasons why your bed bugs are back. Time is an important factor in working out if it is a new infestation or the same one. I’ve had a treatment … Read more

Bed Bug Q and A

Below we have answered a few questions most people have when talking about bed bugs. What are bed bugs? Bed bugs are small bugs, around the size of an apple pip, that feed from the blood of humans. They are not nocturnal. The do not like hair or fur. They have five life stages. Female bed … Read more

How can I avoid a bed bug infestation?

This question is asked by everyone, when the subject of bed bugs arises. Below are a few hints and tips for avoiding picking up bed bugs. Although not 100% fool proof this steps will massively  reduce your chances. Travelling in on public transport, visiting hospitals and care homes: I have grouped these places together as we are not normally … Read more

The Psychological Effects of Bed Bugs

When you have never experienced a bed bug problem, it can be difficult to understand how much of a stress it is. Most, do not realise how much the bugs actually effect the mind rather than the body itself. Bed bug bites alone are stressful enough but when you start to think about the bugs … Read more