State of the Art Bed Bug Exterminators

Have you ever woken up in the morning to find itchy welts on parts of you body, which weren’t there when you fell asleep the night before? If the answer to this question is ‘yes’, your bed may be infested with bed bugs. These bites usually show up as small red bumps in a straight line or zigzag patterns across your body and are accompanied by itchiness and inflammation. While you might be attracted to the idea of getting rid of these small pests on your own with the help of common pesticides, it is important to note that if you end up missing even one pregnant female bed bug, hundreds of adult bed bugs and thousands of eggs can find their way there over the next few months.

Although they’re called bed bugs, they don’t just live in beds. Clutter, baseboards, carpeting, sofas, and other furniture are all posh resorts as far as bedbugs are concerned, and at night your body can all too quickly turn into a bed bug all-you-can-eat buffet. If you suspect a bed bug problem in your Baltimore, MD home or business, don’t wait to get help: Reach out to Baltimore Pest Pros immediately. 

A common bed bug – Cimex lectularius – is a reddish-brown, oval insect that is similar to an apple seed in shape. It may be flat, or balloon like, entirely depending on when it last received food. A bed bug feeds on blood, and once you have been bitten by one, you will feel some level of discomfort. Some major government bodies like the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) have put bed bugs in the category of public health pests, even though they do not spread disease. As bed bug infestations become more and more common, there are some populations that have become resistant to the regular pesticides that are used in households to deal with them. As these bugs are tiny, they can find their way into small spaces and crevices, escaping the effect of regular pesticides and flourishing in your house. Then how are you supposed to get rid of the bed bugs nuisance that is affecting your quality of life? The easy – and most effective – way out in such situations is hiring professionals who have a lot of experience in the field and trusting them with the process.