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Bed Bug Treatment Services in The Leicester 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 assistance. Pest Professionals in Leicester can assist to provide you with immediate advice and help if you have a bed bug concern in two incredibly easy and effective stages:

The no obligation phone consultation service applies to both residential and business customers in the Leicester area. No bed bug job is too large or too small for us to take a look at. Where relevant we are able to advise on any urgent action needed to protect your well being, property or possessions 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 costs of any bed bug treatment should it be necessary.

Bed Bug Issues

Bed bugs are a rapidly growing 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 staying away from home or in a new property, they could be the reason.

Bed bugs like to live alongside their blood meal. They have a flat profile and can live and hide in the tiniest of cracks and openings 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 considered 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 sleeping. They use their mouth parts to pierce the skin, injecting an anti-coagulant and anti-biotic all at once so they can immediately 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 encountered premises with severe infestations, yet the occupants show no signs of bites. Others may experience a row of reddish bites and for others a real irritation. One of the most common and very real effects of a bed bug infestation is psychological, causing inhabitants to be unable to sleep and (not that uncommonly) experience 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 small 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 deposits black spotting about 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 having to risk coming into contact with them.

Bed Bug Treatment

Bed bugs are one of today’s problem pests because they are tricky to discover, and very hard to kill. They are adept in developing resistance to even professional strength insecticides and unfortunately you are remarkably unlikely to have any success dealing with the problem on your own. We specialise in bed bug removal routinely 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 achieve 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 problems anywhere in Leicester or the surrounding towns and villages – get in touch.

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