The last thing you want to see on your bedding are bed bugs! If you suspect bed bugs infestation on a bedding, do you think you can usually spot the bed bugs itself? No, you are wrong. Even if your bedding is infested with bed bugs, you will hardly be able to see them.
Spotting a bed bug is not easy
The thought of spotting the bed bugs on your bed is embarrassing right? So, you are relieved that you don’t get to see these tiny blood sucking parasites? However, don’t be. In fact, you should even be thankful to them if you happen to spot one indicating an infestation.
The bed bug infestation is not very easy to find, especially in the early stages. This gives bugs a good few days before they are identified and can be treated upon. In the meantime, they may grow and multiply comfortably and may even spread to the nearby rooms or houses quickly.
Tell-tale signs of presence of bed bugs.
Look for these physical signs to make sure about the presence of a bed bug.
- Blood stains or rusty stains on your sheets caused by the crushing of the bugs
- The excreta of these bugs would stain your sheets again. Look for a black dot on your sheets roughly about the size of a mustard
- The egg shells of bed bug and pale-yellow color skin of nymphs
- If your infestation is heavier, you could spot the real bed bug itself
Where do bed bugs hide?
Bed bugs are nocturnal. They come out in the night to feed. When they aren’t feeding during the day, they will stay safely hidden in the tiny gaps of your bed, mattress, small creaks etc. These insects are so tiny and flat that they can accommodate themselves in any tiny space.
If you confirm that your bedding is infested with punaise de lit as one calls them in French, contact Solution Cimex, the best pest control service in Canada. They offer professional pest control services and the pests are exterminated using scientific methods to prevent subsequent infestation.
Keep an eye out for bed bug infestations at your home or during your vacation. Preventing this infestation or finding them during the early stages of infestation is always the best approach.