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Bed Bug Treatment Services in The Derby Area

If you have bedbugs in your property or at your business then you have a predicament that is not going away easily, without expert assistance. Pest Professionals in Derby can assist to provide you with immediate advice and services if you have a bed bug concern in two very easy and effective stages:

The no obligation telephone consultation service applies to both domestic and business customers in the Derby area. No bed bug job is too big or too small for us to take a look at. Where appropriate we are able to advise on any immediate action required to safeguard your health, property or belongings prior to a visit. If a visit is required we let you know if there will be a call out fee and also advise on the probable fees of any bed bug treatment should it be necessary.

Bed Bug Problems

Bed bugs are a rapidly increasing problem in the UK both in domestic and paid-for accommodation environments. They are skilled hitch hikers and if you start getting bitten in your sleep soon after a trip away from home or in a new property, they could be the reason.

Bed bugs prefer to live alongside their blood meal. They have a flat profile and can live and hide in the tiniest of cracks and crevices between joints in the bed or bedroom furniture, or behind head boards. The seams of mattresses are another favourite harbourage point and bed bug mattress encasements should be taken into consideration as a strategy to cut down on bites quickly. Bed bugs emerge at night, reacting to changes in your carbon dioxide output when you are sleeping. They use their mouth parts to break through the skin, injecting an anti-coagulant and anti-biotic all at once so they can readily feed on your blood without you feeling it. They tend to feed for 5-15 minutes until they are full, which can result in them being three times their ordinary size.

Bed Bug Bites and Effects

There is no one typical reaction to bed bug bites. We have come across properties with serious infestations, yet the occupants show no signs of bites. Others may experience a row of reddish bites and for others a true irritation. One of the most common and very real effects of a bed bug infestation is psychological, causing occupants to be unable to sleep and (not that unusually) go through considerable stress and trauma.

Bed Bug Identification

Bed bugs are often mistaken but are not difficult to identify. An adult bed bug is 4-5mm in length and easily visible to the human eye. They are six-legged and also have two prominent antennae projecting from the head near to the eyes. They have five defined life stages with nymphs being smaller and often translucent. Eggs are about 1mm long, and white or yellowish in colour.

Bed Bug Signs

Because they hide so readily it can be difficult to locate bed bugs. However, after they have fed they are often too big to get into their hiding place and need to defecate to get back into a safe place. This leaves black spotting around their living area, which can be seen by the human eye. There are a number of bed bug monitors available. We recommend the Cimexine Bug Drawer Monitor which has a quick-view window enabling you to check for bed bugs without needing to risk coming into contact with them.

Bed Bug Treatment

Bed bugs are one of today’s problem pests because they are hard to locate, and very hard to kill. They are proficient in developing resistance to even professional strength insecticides and unfortunately you are remarkably unlikely to have any success tackling the problem yourself. We specialise in bed bug removal regularly independently test the insecticides available to pest controllers against bed bugs that we know have developed resistance to insecticides. We know which ones are the best and which ones attain only poor results. We recommend heat treatment for bed bugs when the outbreak is well established, including GUARANTEED BED BUG ERADICATION through our sister company Cimexine.

If you need sound advice or speedy solutions to bed bug problems anywhere in Derby or the surrounding towns and villages – get in touch.

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