Growing up we all heard or said "Good night, don't let the bed bugs bite." Most of us had no clue what that even meant or what, if anything was a bed bug. Amazingly with the advancement of pesticides over the past 50 years, bed bugs were nearly eradicated. It has been only in the last 5 years that we have seen a major resurgence. As if that wasn't enough, research has shown that bed bug strains showing a resistance to traditional insecticides are now widespread throughout the United States!
You cannot just "get" bed bugs. They have to be brought into your home. So what is your first clue that you have brought bed bugs home in your luggage after a trip, or on a piece of furniture that you bought at a garage sale? Most commonly a person will got to bed feeling fine but wake up in the morning with itching bites.
Although bites might be one way to identify a bed bug infestation, some people may not have a reaction to the bites and the infestation can go undetected until the bed bug population explodes. If you think you may have bed bugs, here are some helpful tips on where to inspect for them in your home:
Where to look for bed bugs, molted skins and fecal spots:
Global Pest Solutions is up to date on the newest bed bug technology. We offer multiple ways to eliminate your bed bug infestation including Thermal Remediation. Thermal Remediation or heat treatment is the process of heating your home to temperatures above 140º in order to completely eradicate all the bed bugs and their eggs. Take a second and watch our video on Thermal Remediation: