Size: Adults are 1/4 inch. Nymphs range from 1.3 mm to 4-5 mm
Color: Fed are bed bugs brown to reddish brown. Unfed bed bugs are pale in color
Shape: Fed bed bugs are swollen while unfed bed bugs are flat and oval
In just a few short years bed bugs has become a major indoor pests throughout the country. They can be found in large numbers in both residential and commercial properties. Examples of places where bed bugs are found are movie theaters, hotels/motels, fitting rooms in department stores, places of worship and restaurants.
Finding their harborages is extremely difficult because they are masters at hiding. Among the many places they harbor in homes are in the seams of mattresses and box springs as well as pillow cases. But bed frames and baseboards and even in the spaces of wood floors are attractive areas for them to harbor while waiting for a blood meal.
But don't worry, these blood feeding little pest are no match for our Service, Solutions, Satisfaction treatment program! No matter where they hide, we'll find them and their eggs and get rid of them.
We have at our disposal several different treatment programs starting with a thorough inspection to determine where they are, their eggs and shed skin. In fact smaller bed bugs called nymphs, are known to hide in the shed skins of other bed bugs!
If you think you have bed bugs, call us at (516)491-2768 or (516)455-6742 or schedule online
We service the entire five boroughs: Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx, Manhattan & Staten Island
and all counties and villages of long island
Frequently Asked Questions
Question - Do bedbugs transmit diseases?
Answer: Bedbugs are not known to transmit diseases agents as a vector, however studies have shown that 25 different disease organisms have been found in bedbugs.
Question - Why is there such an increase in reports of bedbugs?
Answer: One reason is with the increase of international travel, frequent bedbug infestation has been reporting existing in many hotels. Bedbugs are also hitchhikers. Not only are they found in hotels, bedbugs can be in trains, movie theaters, taxi cars, offices, and schools. As a result, infestations are then spread to homes.
Question - Do bedbugs only attack humans?
Answer: Bedbugs prefer to feed on humans; however they will readily feed on other host such as mice, rats, birds, and other animals.