Effective Bed Bug Control Services in Jupiter – The Villages – Florida

Bed bugs Bates Exterminating

Bed bugs have become an epidemic in some cities in recent years.  Bed bugs are the size of an apple seed or smaller. They hide in the cracks of beds during the day until the nighttime when they feast on sleeping humans. It’s hard to tell if your bed is infested because sometimes people don’t exhibit any signs of bites. Small, red, itchy spots around your head and limbs might mean you bed bugs.

The Life of a Bud Bug 

The female bed bug lays hundreds of eggs during her lifetime. The newly hatched eggs are tiny and are harder to spot than adult bedbug. 
  • They feed off on humans and other animals such as dogs, cats, mice, rats, birds. They normally feed at night. 
  • Eggs are laid in mattresses, bed frames and box springs.  Eggs can be found on rough surfaces as well. The average life span is 6-12 months. 
  • They feed every 10 days when mature. 
  • They hide in bedding, mattresses, blankets,cracks and crevices during daylight hours. They can also hide in upholstery on chairs and sofas. 
  • Bed bugs don’t carry disease
  • They do suck blood but the actual bite in painless
  • They do not live under your skin or 
Bed bugs or their eggs are hitch-hikers.  They typically enter your home with a new pieces of furniture, like beds, chairs and couches.  They are also picked up in hotels and brought home in your luggage.  Carefully inspect your hotel room for bed bugs when you arrive with a focus on the bed and furnishings remember they can hide in tiny cracks and may be on hard surfaces between the walls and the headboard.  If you find them alert the hotel management and find a new place to stay.

If you think you have Bed Bugs it’s best to call a professional 

If you find bed bugs in your home it is best to call a professional exterminator to eliminate the problem.  You should be certain that your pest control company has the experience and equipment needed to solve your bed bug problem.  Check online reviews and look for a company with a long history in your community.  It may also be helpful to get several estimates for the project. 

Here are the most common places where bed bugs hide during the day:

  • Mattresses
  • Headboards
  • Bed frames
  • Box springs
  • Under peeling wallpaper/paint
  • Baseboards
  • Under furniture
  • Behind drapes
  • Under carpets
  • Door jams
  • In and behind furniture drawers
  • Cracked tile
  • Behind picture frames
There is evidence that bedbugs have become resistant to some pesticides making them difficult to kill. Bates Exterminating in Jupiter and Belleview Florida will determine what steps are need to eliminate bed bugs in your home. You can trust Bates Exterminating for professional results and a written guarantee.

Call 1-800-774-2651 for a free estimate today.

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