BedBug control London
The adult bedbug are around 1/2 cm long, brown in colour and wingless. They have developed walking legs for attaching to the host during feeding. They also have large antennae.
Female bedbugs lay eggs throughout the course of their life, which (for insects) is an unusual feature. They often produce upwards of 2 per day and can live for month on end. Throughout a lifetime, they can produce around 500 eggs during their lifetime. These eggs are distributed over a large area and look white in colour and about 1mm in length. The length of the development is variable dependant on the presence of food and water sources
Bedbugs have resting sites where many individuals are found, from all life stages.
The fact that bedbugs and humans live indirect contact with each other means that they can cause a considerable annoyance(as they bite to feed on human blood). As humans sleep, bedbugs find this the opportune time to feed on human blood-meals.
During the survey, your pest-control technician will carry out a "risk-assessment" which is basically our way of checking for any hazards on the property / area. We will provide you, where possible, with advice for preventing bed bugs e.g. highlighting any factors that can improve the situation, such as: proofing and cleaning, etc.
An in-depth assessment of the infestation must be carried out in order to decide the most appropriate course of control to take. The source of the infestation must be identified and it oftentimes and infested item of second-hand furniture being introduced to a new building.
All infected areas are treated with a residual insecticide.
Signs of Bed Bugs
Eggs on mattresses
Holes in mattresses
Bed bugs themselves (alive or dead)
- Two treatments
- 1 - 3 Bedrooms
- Something Else?