Never had bed bugs before but suddenly dealing with an infestation? You may have unintentionally and unknowingly brought the bed bugs to your home after staying at a hotel that was infested. Because you have never experienced a problem with bed bugs before, you are probably wondering what you can do to get them out of your home before you end up losing your mind because they are so frustrating to deal with, especially when you are trying to sleep at night. These pests are a bit more challenging to remove, so you should not consider purchasing do-it-yourself products from the store. The best way to get rid of these bed bugs and get your home back to normal is to hire professional help.
Inspecting the Infestation: How Bad Is It?
When you hire help, an expert who works with the pest control company will need to perform a quick inspection. The purpose of the inspection is to determine the severity of the infestation. If it is just beginning, the infestation may not be too bad. However, if you did not realize there were bed bugs in the home for quite some time, you could be dealing with a much larger infestation. These pests mate, and the females lay dozens of eggs throughout their lifetime. After your home is inspected, you can find out how bad the infestation is and then go over the treatment options.
Treating the Home to Tackle the Infestation
There are effective ways to remove these types of pests from a home, but they should always be performed by a professional. Powerful insecticides are often used. These insecticides may contain imidacloprid and beta-cyfluthrin, both of which are strong and effective active ingredients known to easily kill a huge variety of bugs, including the bed bugs you are trying to get out of your home. While the professional may need to spray the insecticide throughout the home, there are some things you are going to need to do, too. Clear out your dresser drawers, strip your bed of its sheets and pillowcases, and then begin washing everything to get rid of any bugs that may be on those items. You may need to leave the home while the professional sprays the insecticide, so it would be a good time to take your clothes over to the laundromat to wash everything you own and then dry it all.
If you never knew bed bugs existed but are suddenly dealing with an infestation inside of your home, let the professionals, like those at Arab Termite and Pest Control, help. Many of the do-it-yourself products that are sold at different stores can make the problem worse. It is far better to have a professional use an effective product to help you tackle the infestation immediately.