What is a Bed Bug?

A bed bug is a small brown insect, around the size of an apple pip, that feeds exclusively from human blood. Bed bugs are hitch hikers. The females try to escape the male bed bugs and in doing so, crawl into out handbags, suitcases, rucksacks or adjoining rooms. If a female bug crawls into our … Read more

How do I Check if I Have Bed Bugs?

If your being bitten by something but can’t work out what it is biting you If you have stayed in a property with bed bugs and could of brought them home, or you are worried about having a bed bug infestation, the steps below will be able to help when looking for bed bugs in … Read more

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

Bed Bug Q and A

Below we have answered a few questions most people have when talking about bed bugs. What are bed bugs?┬áBed 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