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

What Do Bed Bugs Look Like?

Bed bugs are small brown bugs. Adult bugs are around the size of an apple pip. Bed bugs do get larger once they have fed and their colour can change from a dark brown to a reddy brown. Baby bed bugs have a slight yellow tint when first hatched and unfed. After they take there … Read more

Bed Bug Solutions

There are two main treatment types when it comes to finding solutions for eradicating your bed bugs. Chemical treatment. A chemical treatment involves your property being sprayed. Your furniture and room will be sprayed with a chemical that will be designed for bed bugs, it will be sprayed in areas that bed bugs either live … Read more

How to Prevent Bed Bugs Spreading

Bed bugs will spread for a number of reasons. One of the reasons is because there is no food available for the bed bugs. This will happen if we vacate the property for more than a number of weeks. Bed bugs feed every 7-10 days, as they start to get hungry they will track us … 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

Does Diatomaceous Earth Kill Bed Bugs?

Diatomaceous earth is a powder product that is like small rocks. These small rocks are sediment of fossilised algae. Diatomaceous earth kills bed bugs by eroding away at the waxy layer of their outer shell. Bed bugs will need to crawl through enough of the earth to erode away enough of there shell to kill … 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