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With a 99% inspection and extermination rate our pest control technicians have seen all infestation scenarios. If you are having a problem with bed bugs, please inform yourself the best you can before making a decision on how you’d like to treat these parasites.

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  • Bed bug nymphs and adults grow and lay eggs most efficiently at 80 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Females can birth 5-7 eggs a day.
  • Females can birth up to 500 eggs in a lifetime.
  • Eggs hatch into nympths.
  • Nympths must feed before they grow. When they grow they shed and evolve in to adults in less than 5-weeks.
  • Adult bed bugs can live for a year with out eating.
  • Bed bugs seek crevices, cracks and other dark, quiet hiding spots when not feeding.
  • Nymphs and eggs will survive radical temperature change given time to adapt to the environment.
  • Need more information? Go to our bed bug FAQ section.

What are bed bugs exactly?
Bed bugs (cimex lectularius) are parasites that take on a small, flat shape. They are found around the world. Although there has been a decline in bed bugs for the past decade, they are making a strong comeback.
Are we at risk of having a bed bug infestation?
Bed bugs feed from warm-blood – Meaning, everyone is at risk when in an infested area. Those that frequently travel are at a higher risk than those that keep a clean household. But those that keep a clean household aren’t necessarily in the clear. It is important that when buying furniture to have it inspected and treated if necessary.