Bed Bugs 101 - Learn About Bed Bugs

Part 1: What Are Bed Bugs?
  • Bed Bugs are small insects that are usually active at night when people are sleeping. Adult bed bugs have flat rusty-red-colored oval bodies.
  • Adult bed bugs are about 1/4 inch long (about the size of an apple seed).They are big enough to be easily seen, but often hide in cracks in furniture, floors, or walls
  • Bed Bugs feed on human blood and can sometimes survive a year after feeding.
Part 2: How Can You Get Bed Bugs?
  • Bed Bugs do not feed on filth and dirt. This means even the cleanest of homes can get bed bugs.
  • Buying used furniture or picking up furniture from off the street.
  • Bed Bugs are “hitchhiker” bugs meaning they can hop on a suitcase when staying at a hotel, stick to your boots if in a bed bug infested area or attach to your clothes when at the movies.
  • Can be brought in from visitors.
Part 3: How to check for bed Bugs
  • Bed Bugs do not feed on filth and dirt. This means even the cleanest of homes can get bed bugs.
  • Buying used furniture or picking up furniture from off the street.
  • Bed Bugs are “hitchhiker” bugs meaning they can hop on a suitcase when staying at a hotel, stick to your boots if in a bed bug infested area or attach to your clothes when at the movies.
  • Can be brought in from visitors.
Part 6: How to Prepare for Bed Bug Service Treatment:
  • Bed Bugs do not feed on filth and dirt. This means even the cleanest of homes can get bed bugs.
  • Buying used furniture or picking up furniture from off the street.
  • Bed Bugs are “hitchhiker” bugs meaning they can hop on a suitcase when staying at a hotel, stick to your boots if in a bed bug infested area or attach to your clothes when at the movies.
  • Can be brought in from visitors.
Part 6: How to Prepare for Bed Bug Service Treatment:
  • Bed Bugs do not feed on filth and dirt. This means even the cleanest of homes can get bed bugs.
  • Buying used furniture or picking up furniture from off the street.
  • Bed Bugs are “hitchhiker” bugs meaning they can hop on a suitcase when staying at a hotel, stick to your boots if in a bed bug infested area or attach to your clothes when at the movies.
  • Can be brought in from visitors.