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What do bed bugs look like? 

Bed bugs are brown small oval insects that have no wings they also turn red after they feed. Although we might know what they look like bed bugs are still hard to find because they like to hide especially under our pillows, beddings, cushions, zippers and mattresses.  

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There are also some types of bed bugs 

  • Tropical bed bugs – usually found in tropical areas the most common bed bugs 
  • Mexican Chicken bug – usually can be found in chicken or poultry farm since they prefer fowl as their prey 
  • Barn Swallow bugs – lives and eats usually in cliff swallow 

Why do we need to control bed bugs from spreading? Bed bugs can multiply if we don’t stop it, bed bugs loves to suck on blood so when contact in our skin we might see bite marks and if not treated or taken care correctly it might cause us irritation and worse might cause skin inflammation.  

How do we prevent bed bugs from our home? 

  • Avoid bringing or buying second hand furniture or mattress 
  • Never bring stuffs that was beside trash cans or dumpsters inside your home 
  • When going home from a vacation or from a cinema make sure to laundry your clothes because termites do travel from one place to another 
  • Always change and wash beddings weekly 
  • Always make sure to have a clean surrounding 
  • Avoid clutter 
  • Maintain proper garbage disposal 

 

So if we can determine that we have bed bugs at home we always need to make sure to call a professional to help you control this pest and prevent them from multiplying and coming back. Having bed bugs at home can really be stressful.