Are Bed Bugs Causing You To Lose Sleep In Your Lake Orion, MI, Home?
Are you up all night itching and scratching while bed bugs make a meal out of you? You’re not alone. One out of five people in the United States has had a bed bug infestation or knows someone who has encountered them. They are a familiar problem and they can often go undetected for quite some time. Luckily, we know what to look for when it comes to bed bugs in Michigan.
The Truth About Bed Bugs
There are many myths floating around regarding bed bugs. The biggest one is that bed bugs are the result of filth and unsanitary conditions. That notion is completely incorrect. The only thing a bed bug really cares about is finding a steady blood supply to feed on regularly.
Let’s debunk a few more common bed bug myths.
Myth: Bed Bugs Travel On Bodies
Bed bugs can’t adhere to our skin or hair and our body heat is not their desired temperature. Bed bugs travel most often in luggage or bags out of sight and undetected
Myth: Bed Bugs Are Too Small To See
Adult bed bugs are 1/4 inch long, which is large enough to be detected by the human eye. Bed bug nymphs are considerably smaller, but can nevertheless be found. You’re more likely to see signs of bed bugs, like reddish-brown spots, eggs, and molts rather than the bugs themselves because they keep hidden away in soft furnishings.
Myth: You Can Easily Get Rid Of Bed Bugs On Your Own
Bed bugs are extremely difficult to get rid of on your own. To completely get rid of them you need to kill every adult, nymph, and egg. Bed bugs lay up to five eggs per day, making it challenging to eliminate them without help.
Our Bed Bug Control Process
Over the last more than 15 years, we have acquired an extensive and growing wealth of pest knowledge. We have made it our business to know these pests, their strengths, and their weaknesses. We utilize the most effective methods of bed bug control, and our knowledge of them allows us to completely eradicate them from your home.
To begin, we will conduct a thorough inspection of your home looking for signs of bed bug activity. This isn’t limited to beds. Bed bugs are found in other soft furnishings as well, and we want to make sure we get every last one.
Once we have determined where the bed bugs are, we will treat them with a residual insecticide. This initial treatment takes about four hours to complete. We will also install bed bug covers on all mattresses and box springs.
We will conduct a follow-up two weeks later and inspect the areas treated as well as any other potential areas of activity to make sure the treatment has been effective. Additionally, we have included a six-month warranty that begins after the initial treatment.
Total Bed Bug Protection In Lake Orion, MI
There is no need for you to continue to lose sleep over bed bugs in your Lake Orion, MI home now that you have discovered us. As a locally-owned and -operated business, we make it our priority to provide quality service and look forward to creating new relationships with our neighbors. Contact us today to schedule your free inspection and let’s get started!
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