Categories for Bedbug Removal

When Is It Best to Ask a Professional for Help With Bed Bugs

March 21, 2022

If you have had an issue with bed bugs before, then you know how challenging it can be to get rid of them. It is always a good idea to contact a bed bug exterminator to remove them immediately if you notice any signs of an infestation. Understandably, the first thing you will ask yourself is should I get a professional to remove my bed bugs or should I DIY. DIY solutions are great for when the infestation is small. But sometimes, it can be difficult to tell whether the amount of infestation you are experiencing requires an exterminator or... View Article

Are Bedbugs Active in Winter?

December 20, 2021

One of the perks of living in a cold-weather city is that many outdoor bugs like mosquitoes, flies and gnats either die or go dormant once the temperatures drop—but what about other pests like bedbugs? Are bedbugs active in winter? The answer is yes. Bedbugs typically live exclusively indoors, so they aren’t subjected to the frigid temperatures that other exterior pests are. This article will cover bedbug seasonal activity with a focus on the winter months. Here are the top FAQs. What are bedbugs? Bedbugs are small, red-brown parasitic insects that are often found in or on furniture like beds,... View Article

Is There a Bed Bug Season?

August 16, 2021

Bed bugs are one of the most dreaded pests for homeowners to deal with. Bed bugs cause painful bites, and they can be very difficult to get rid of, so most homeowners want to do whatever they can to keep these pests at bay. With that in mind, it’s a good idea to learn more about bed bugs so you’ll be prepared to protect your home from these pests. How seasonal changes affect bed bugs A lot of people notice that bed bugs seem to become more prevalent during the summer months, so it’s common to assume that summer is... View Article

Why Are Bedbugs Getting Stronger?

March 19, 2021

Here’s something you might not want to hear: bedbugs are getting stronger. The science is undeniable. A recent study from researchers in Australia discovered that a specific type of bedbug with thicker skin is becoming more prevalent, and that these bedbugs are much more resistant to some of the most common pesticides used in residential settings. So, if you’ve been having problems with bedbugs in Central Illinois, you might need to take some additional steps to make sure the problem is fully eradicated. About the study What researchers found was that thicker exoskeletons resulted in more time being required to... View Article

How to Tell if You Have Bedbugs

November 23, 2020

Bedbugs are one of the most feared pests out there, and for good reason. Everyone knows someone who has previously had to deal with these little monsters, and they’ve probably told you how it’s hard to feel completely clean for months afterwards. Obviously, everyone wants to avoid bedbugs at all costs, but infestations can still occur. Knowing how to spot a bedbug infestation in Central Illinois means you’re better able to address it early, thereby increasing your likelihood of completely eliminating them before the situation is totally out of control. Familiarize yourself with the early warning signs below and you’ll... View Article

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