Fortunately (or unfortunately if you were looking for an excuse to buy a new bed), getting rid of bed bugs does not mean you need to buy new furniture. The biggest bit of misinformation regarding bed bug detection surrounds the actual “bed” itself. Believe it or not, bed bugs are not only found in beds, and getting rid of your bed will not solve a bed bug problem.
Some homeowners are under the misconception that bed bugs only reside in mattresses, couches and other upholstered furniture. This isn’t the case. Well-informed pest experts who handle bed bug treatments will let you know bed bugs can be found just about anywhere in your home. Bed bugs are not limited to cushiony surfaces and will inhabit wooden furniture, cracks in the wall, carpet, and even electronics. Your bed bug problem can and will spread in any environment where food (that’s you!) may be present.
What Should You Do About Bed Bugs?
When it comes getting rid of bed bugs, first educate yourself. If you think a bed bug problem in your bed is alarming, you might be doubly annoyed when you’re sprawled on your comfy lounge chair and your bed bug detection senses indicate something isn’t right.
What should you do about bed bugs in this situation? A thorough vacuuming job can help eliminate some of the critters and prepare you for a bed bug treatment. Calling in a professional is usually necessary to get rid of bed bugs for good. You should also consider repairing any cracks in your home’s walls, and closing up other crevices bed bugs may use to hide. While tedious, it may be an unavoidable step that will help your bed bug exterminator get rid of the pests once and for all.
Say Goodbye to Bed Bugs With A Bed Bug Treatment
Investigate qualified bed bug exterminators before you select a pest control company to handle your bed bug problem. While a minor bed bug problem may be controlled without a professional bed bug exterminator, when it comes to full-fledged infestations, it’s highly recommended that you enlist the services of a qualified company with years of bed bug extermination under their belt.
With this summer’s outbreak of bed bugs, if an infestation spreads then an entire neighborhood may be affected. The sooner you seek treatment for a bed bug problem, the less hassle it is for both you and your community.
To avoid this worst-case scenario, please do your research to find a credible and certified bed bug exterminator. Professionals will have extensive training and state-of-the-art equipment to make bed bug treatment easier on you.
Feel free to contact Magical Pest Control to discuss our credentials and how we can help solve your bed bug problem. One of our specialists will offer a free consultation over the phone. Call us at (905) 738-6676 or fill out our contact form to schedule an appointment.