Bed Bug Treatment Services in The Sheffield Area
If you have bedbugs in your home or at your business then you have a predicament that is not going away easily, without expert help. Pest Professionals in Sheffield can assist to provide you with instant advice and services if you have a bed bug issue in two very easy and effective stages:
We will help you to evaluate your problem and give you quick, honest and FREE advice … without obligation
IF NECESSARY, WE ORGANISE A VISIT or ON-SITE SURVEY FOR YOU
Your local Pest Professional will come round to sort out the problem out quickly and without fuss
The no obligation phone consultation service applies to both domestic and business customers in the Sheffield area. No bed bug job is too big or too small for us to take a look at. Where relevant we are able to advise on any immediate action needed to protect your well being, property or belongings prior to a visit. If a visit is called for 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 called for.
Bed Bug Issues
Bed bugs are a rapidly increasing problem in the UK both in domestic and paid-for accommodation environments. They are expert 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 harbour in the tiniest of cracks and openings between joints in the bed or bedroom furniture, or behind headboards. The seams of mattresses are another favourite harbourage point and bed bug mattress encasements should be taken into consideration as a measure to cut down on bites quickly. Bed bugs emerge at night, reacting to changes in your carbon dioxide output when you are asleep. They use their mouth parts to break through the skin, injecting an anti-coagulant and anti-biotic at the same time so they can readily feed on your blood without having you sensing 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 common reaction to bed bug bites. We have come across premises with severe 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 consequences of a bed bug infestation is psychological, causing inhabitants to be unable to go to sleep and (not that unusually) go through significant 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 have two prominent antennae protruding from the head close 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 easily it can be very difficult to find 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 variety 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 due to the fact that they are very difficult to locate, and hard to kill. They are successful in developing resistance to even professional strength insecticides and unfortunately you are extremely 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 substandard 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 rapid solutions to bed bug troubles anywhere in Sheffield or the surrounding towns and villages – speak to us.