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Stop Putting The Welcome Mat Out For Bed Bugs

September 30, 2010

Even though you keep a neat and tidy home, bed bugs are pretty sneaky creatures and just love to hitch a ride inside your residence to set up housekeeping. Many homeowners in Phoenix and surrounding areas don’t realize that certain things they do simply put out the welcome mat for a bed bug infestation.

Luggage and clothing you bring inside your home after a trip may contain bed bugs from your vacation destination. Your child’s backpack and clothing are other ways that these small and flat pests can gain entry into your home since schools are a perfect breeding ground for bed bug infestation. Used furniture and clothing you buy at a flea market or rummage sale can allow bed bugs easy entry into your house. Even used books or any item that has crevices or hidden corners make convenient places for these very small and flat pests, the size of an apple seed, to hitch a ride into your house.

Once safely inside, did you know that the female bed bug can lay up to 5 eggs per day, quickly leading to an unsanitary infestation? Tell-tale signs that you have a bed bug infestation include red stains on the mattress or bedding, a black trail of tiny feces on your bedding or the seams and crevices of your mattress, the sweet aroma similar to rotting raspberries, or bites on your limbs that resemble mosquito or flea bites.

ACTION Termite & Pest Control is your best resource for getting rid of bed bug infestations. We have been helping eliminate bed bugs for Phoenix area homes and businesses since 1969. Our licensed and certified pest control technicians use the most advanced, state-of-the-art bed bug control technology.

We use the premier equipment and heat radiation technology offered by TEMP-AIR, a system designed exclusively for the eradication of bed bugs. These critters may think they know all the tiny cracks and crevices to hide in throughout your home, but they are no match for our very thorough and exacting heat treatment to eliminate them.

Don’t hesitate to call on ACTION Termite & Pest Control for a bed bug inspection if you even suspect that bed bugs have infested one or more of your rooms. Call us today at 602-439-5038 to schedule your free, no-obligation Phoenix bed bug treatment and permanently remove the welcome mat that’s been attracting bed bugs into your living space.