Bed bugs apartment buildings Once bedbugs are in a building, they travel from room to room and floor to floor by crawling or catching a ride on a host. For this reason, they are often a problem in hotels, hostels, college dormitories and apartment buildings. Bedbugs are also likely to exist on modes of public transportation, including buses, airplanes, trains and ships. bed bugs apartment buildings If an infestation does happen to occur, a professional pest control service should be utilized to detect and exterminate the bed bugs. Professionals are best trained to know where to look for potential hiding spots. Sometimes they will even use the help of canines to sniff out bugs hiding in tough areas to spot.
Bed bugs apartment buildings Bed bugs range in color from brown and orange to light tan. They are wingless with an oval shape and are flat bodied enabling them to hide in small cracks and spaces in homes and furniture. They do not spread disease, but similar to mosquitoes, they do leave behind small traces of their saliva in the location from where the blood was drawn. bed bugs apartment buildings Although an adult bug can live up to 18 months without a blood feast, they will not miss on a chance to find themselves a host with nice and worm bed and how clean and tidy your home is actually has nothing to do with it. As long as they have food supply (meaning you and your house members) they will live in your house and breed.
Bed bugs apartment buildings They are expert hiders and understanding that is the crux of prevention. They can hide in the folds of fabric of mattresses, luggage, clothing, etc.; up underneath or behind furniture, artwork and light fixtures; and have been known to come in with international shipments of tile, clothing, books, etc. They are about half the size of an apple seed. bed bugs apartment buildings However, it is probably cheaper to just take the risk and keep your furniture. A lot of exterminators are willing to try to treat all of your furniture. This depends heavily on many issues such as the type of furniture you have, and whether you're in a single-family residence or an apartment, and still it may not work.