Golden Hills Pest Control
Bed Bug Control in Sacramento
Effective bed bed bug inspection & extermination company in Sacramento. Bed bugs are some of the most difficult pests to eliminate. You can rely on our bed bug control service to keep them away. Bed bugs if not handled properly by a professional pest control service could break out into an infestation.
bed bug exterminators in Sacramento
Bed bugs are flat, reddish-brown and oval in shape. They are roughly the size of an apple seed. If a bed bug is swollen and reddish, most likely they have just had a meal of blood.
How to Tell if You Have a Bed Bug Problem
If you think you have a bed bug infestation, acting quickly can be helpful in the control of the infestation. It takes about 40 days for a bed bug to go from egg to adult and adults can live for more than a year, laying many eggs in that time. They can even survive months without a blood meal. Common signs of bed bugs include: seeing the bugs themselves, bites and bloody spots on bedding, dark or rust colored spots on walls or mattresses (fecal stains), and sometimes a musty odor. It is best to have a professional inspect your home to identify a bed bug problem. Bed bug infestations can develop very quickly and they present a serious nuisance to your home. If you need bed bug control services, please contact us immediately.
If You Think You have Bed Bugs, You Need to Act Quickly
Female bed bugs can lay up to five eggs a day. They can lay 200 to 500 eggs in their lifetime. With an adequate food supply (namely – you!), they can live for more than 1 year.
How Bed Bugs Infest Your Home
You can pick up bed bugs almost anywhere — offices, camps, stores, hotels and even at the gym. Bed bugs hide in luggage, personal belongings and even on you!
How to Tell You Have a Bed Bug Problem
Signs that you may have a bed bug infestation include noticing red itchy welts on your skin. If you notice back to brown stains or crumbs on bedding, luggage and other surfaces, most likely you are encountering bed bug shedding or feces. Lastly, if you notice bed bugs crawling around your sheets. Bed bug infestations can develop very quickly and they present a serious nuisance to your home. If you need bed bug control services, please contact us immediately.
Get Rid of Bed Bugs
It is important to hire a professional to control a bed bug infestation in your home. There will be prep work required of the homeowner including: washing all clothing and bed linens in hot, soapy water and drying at a high heat, vacuuming along mattress seams, baseboards, and all other flooring and furniture in the house, removing clothes from dressers, and taking down items hanging on your walls. This prep work allows for the more thorough service and best results. If you have discovered that you have a current bed bug problem you can count on Golden Hills Pest Control to implement a solution for your residence. Our technicians are well trained to deal with bed bug infestations, effectively and thoroughly. Contact us today for all your bed bug pest control needs!
Frequently Asked Questions
Bed bugs are commonly found on headboards, mattresses, and behind baseboards. However, bed bugs can be found anywhere that there are cracks and crevices (i.e. dressers and around decorative window/closet/door framing throughout a building), in loose bedding, luggage, and furniture. Bed bugs are nocturnal and are most often hiding during the day and feed throughout the night.
No, bed bugs do not jump or fly. They do not have developed wings and are generally seen crawling on items or their host.
They are small but visible to the human eye; an adult bed bug is about the size of an apple seed. When they have had a blood meal their flat bodies engorge and are visibly larger and appear darker than without having a blood meal.
The typical lifespan of a bed bug is between found six months.
Bed bugs are commonly carried into a residence or office within luggage, used furniture, and appliances. If the new environment is conducive to life, somewhat cool temperatures and host for a blood meal, bed bugs can easily infest a dwelling, one female bed bug can produce 200-500 eggs in her life time.
Bed bugs do bite which can cause itchy, red welts and swelling for a couple of days. Secondary skin infections may occur from scratching. Some people experience allergic reaction to bed bug bites and they can require professional medical attention.