Bed Bug Treatment Services in The North London Area and Hertfordshire areas
If you have bedbugs in your home or at your business then you have a problem that is not going away easily, without expert help. Pest Professionals in North London can help to provide you with instant advice and help if you have a bed bug issue in two very easy and effective stages:
We will help you to assess your problem and give you immediate, honest and FREE advice … without obligation
IF NEEDED, 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 residential and business customers in the North London area. No bed bug job is too big or too small for us to consider. Where relevant we are able to advise on any immediate action required to safeguard your well being, property or possessions in advance of 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 costs 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 residential 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 harbour in the smallest 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 time, 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 having you sensing it. They normally 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 properties with serious infestations, yet the inhabitants 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 sleep and (not that unusually) experience significant stress and trauma.
Bed Bug Identification
Bed bugs are often mistaken but are easy 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 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 hard to find bed bugs. Nevertheless, after they have fed they are quite often too big to get into their hiding place and have to excrete to get back into a safe place. This deposits 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 allowing 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 very difficult to locate, and hard to kill. They are adept in developing resistance to even professional strength insecticides and regrettably you are extremely unlikely to have any success dealing with the problem on your own. 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 North London or Hertfordshire – get in touch.