Bed bugs are common pests which infests mattresses of your bedding thereby creating havoc in your bedroom. These pests are minute reddish-brown parasites which bites people while they are asleep. Bed bugs feed on the blood of humans and your pets. Hence, they can be detrimental to your health. Though they do not spread any epidemic disease, they can cause serious health problems if not taken proper measures.
Since they are very small insects, they camouflage themselves within the cracks and the smaller crevices of sofas, beds, mattresses, mattress springs, bed headboards. These pests are not easily detectable in the broad daylight. Also, keep in mind that your risk of exposing yourself to these bed bugs increases manifold when you are staying in a hotel, sleeping in hospital beds or motels.
Bedbug bites resemble just like mosquito bites but they are usually in clusters and not far away from one another. It might seem as a rash in the first instance. Bed bug bites have bright red color in the middle and are often itchy. Most of the time you will get them in your face, neck, arms, back and shoulders. Most of the people may not experience any reaction to these bedbug bites while others experience severe itching, hives and water filled blisters. Needless to say, you must get medical help as soon as you get these symptoms.
When you notice bed bugs infestation in your place you must get professional help to clean and erase them. There are pest control companies in Canada which are reputed in solving pests and insect’s problem. You can also land a great deal and discounts if you opt for six months cleaning and maintenance programme. Also, it is advised that before selecting any company have a look at the client testimonials and feedback. This will help you in making your final decision.
Causes of these bed bugs
Bed bug infestation can occur due to numerous underlying problems. It can happen if you or any of your family member is a frequent traveller. It can also happen if you are not taking proper pest control measures and neglecting it for a long period of time. Last but not the least bed bugs love humid and moisture. Hence, if your bedroom is not getting enough sun light bed bugs can infect your bedding from time to time.