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How to Mange & Treat Bed Bugs | Santee Pest Control

How to Manage & Treat Bed Bugs

We have a lot of experience treating and getting rid of bed bugs in your home or business. We will use only methods that have been shown to work to treat and get rid of your bed bug problem. After the treatment, we do a K9 inspection to make sure there are no more bed bugs in the area we treated. This makes us feel good that the area was taken care of well. As with termites, the only way to figure out if you really have a problem with bed bugs and what steps you need to take to treat and get rid of them is to do a thorough examination.

Please get in touch with us as soon as possible if you have any questions or want to set up a time for an inspection. Do I have bed bugs? Read on to find out. 

Bug Bites

Like bites from other insects, bug bites can look like red, welt-like bumps on the skin. They can cause a wide range of problems, such as allergic reactions, skin infections, mental distress, and even anaphylactic shock, which is a very rare problem. But one of the most interesting and scary things about bed bug bites is that the damage they cause is often not seen or felt for a long time after it has already happened. This is because bed bugs will first numb you with their saliva before sucking your blood out of your body in a hungry way.

Facts About Bed Bugs

Since bed bugs are notoriously difficult to spot, it may be vital to understand all you can about their habits and appearance in order to find them as soon as possible. Bed bugs may enter your house via nearly any entrance due to their flat bodies and size of an apple seed. Bed bugs like warm, dark spaces near where humans sleep.

They are most often found in mattresses, but they may also be found in other types of furniture, textiles, carpets, and a variety of other areas. If the temperature is maintained consistently and there is enough food, they can likewise live for almost a year inside a house. When you think that bed bugs may infiltrate a home in as little as three to four months, it’s easy to see how things might quickly get out of hand. Have a look at the following:

Defense & Treatment

Take the necessary precautions to keep bed bugs as far away from your house as you can since, as they say in sports, sometimes the greatest defense is a potent attack. Your chances of success will rise the highest as a result. First, check it often, especially when you get back from a trip or after people leave your house. The same goes for your furniture. Make it a habit to check it often, especially any used items you might bring into your home. Getting rid of clutter is still a good idea even if the sole advantage is that it provides the bugs fewer places to hide, despite the fact that a home’s cleanliness has nothing to do with how probable it is to have bed bugs.

To choose the best course of action for therapy, speak with a knowledgeable professional. Having said that, choose carefully because the effectiveness of different expert therapies varies a lot. Heat treatments, for example, are used by a lot of professionals in the field of pest control. However, they are usually only used as a method of contact killing, which means they only kill the bed bugs that can be seen and not the whole infestation.

Make an appointment with us soon away to have your house thoroughly inspected for bed bugs. The severity of your condition will determine the kind of therapy that will be most effective for you.We are a pest management business that works throughout the Central Valley. If you have any questions contact us.

CalPest Tech Tips

Travelers should exercise caution since bed bugs have been discovered at different-quality hotels and motels around the country.

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We stay on top of the latest technology and treatment methods so that we can provide you with the most effective and state-of-the-art pest removal services available.

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