Bed Bug Treatment Services in The Nottingham Area
If you have bedbugs in your home or at your business then you have a predicament that is not going to disappear easily, without expert help. Pest Professionals in Nottingham can help to provide you with instant advice and services if you have a bed bug issue in two very easy and effective steps:
We will help you to assess your problem and give you quick, honest and FREE advice … without obligation
IF NECESSARY, WE ARRANGE A VISIT or ON-SITE SURVEY FOR YOU
Your local Pest Professional will come round to sort the problem out quickly and without fuss
The no obligation phone consultation service applies to both residential and business customers in the Nottingham 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 required to safeguard your well being, property or belongings in advance of 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 called for.
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 not long after a trip away from home or in a new property, they could be the cause.
Bed bugs prefer to live near to their blood meal. They have a flat profile and can live and hide 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 considered 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 asleep. They use their mouth parts to pierce 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 normal size.
Bed Bug Bites and Effects
There is no one common reaction to bed bug bites. We have come across premises 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 go to sleep and (not that unusually) experience considerable 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 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 easily it can be hard to find bed bugs. However, after they have fed they are often too big to get into their hiding place and have to defecate to get back into a safe place. This leaves black spotting about 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 allowing 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 difficult to find, 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 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 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 rapid solutions to bed bug troubles anywhere in Nottingham or the surrounding towns and villages – speak to us.