Bed Bug Extermination in Fairfield County

bed bug 3Many people think of bed bugs as a problem of the past. Recently, we have experienced a widespread recurrence of bed bugs in CT. The most significant factor that explains their return is the increase in international travel. Connecticut bed bugs can get into clothing or luggage and are brought home. Even the finest hotels are not immune to bedbugs.

Bed bugs drink a few drops of your blood while you’re sleeping. You can’t feel their bites, even though they are actually piercing the skin. Even though some saliva will get into the bite, bed bugs aren’t known to pass on any diseases to humans. Different species of bed bugs have different feeding preferences. Some prefer human blood while others prefer bats and birds. Bed Bugs primarily reside in their target’s nests or nesting areas.

Where to find Bed Bugs in your Fairfield County home

Many bed bugs in Connecticut hide in mattresses, in sofas, chairs and even behind wall paper or pictures. Thoroughness is the only real way to get rid of Bed Bugs. Every crevice and corner needs to be searched. This means that simply getting rid of an infected mattress will not completely solve the problem.

Dangers of Bed Bugs

Bed bug bites usually cause redness and some swelling. Antihistamines and corticosteroids may be given to help relieve the itching. Approximately 50% of Bed Bug victims do not show any evidence of bites. Bed bugs are about 3/8" long and are visible to the naked eye. They are able to go without food for as long as a year. After getting their fill of blood, the females will lay eggs in batches of up to 200 at a time. Since their reappearance, researchers have found that the new bed bugs are much more resistant to chemicals that exterminators have previously used. Insecticides that are often used for roaches and similar insects are ineffective on bed bugs. Bed bugs, in particular, require professional exterminators to come and remove them.