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ABOUT BED BUGS
Bed Bugs are blood-sucking insects in the family Cimicidae. Both nymphs and adults feed on sleeping or sedentary humans, mostly at night, a time when this pest’s stealthy habits are difficult to observe.
These persistent bugs are making a worldwide resurgence and can be found in the cleanest of all situations, hotels, motels in fact in any accommodation where humans frequent, and readily bite humans, cause’s swellings that become red and irritated when scratched. Some people, however, exhibit no visible symptoms after being bitten.
Where they hide?
They hide in the cracks and crevices during the day, depending on the severity of the infestation, they commonly hide in the seams along the mattress or in the base between the timber slats, cracks and joins of the bed frame, head boards base boards, curtains, between wallpaper, power points in fact anywhere it does not get to hot during the day.
Bed bugs can survive up to 12 months without a blood meal, depending on their environment.
Signs of Bed Bugs
Any signs from their presence should start with your bedding, mattress and pillow covers, bed bug excrement appears as dark spots,( just like from a black felt tip pen) so quite easy to sight on white bedding.
This blood sucking insect are oval in shape, wingless and rusty red to Mahogany, they have flattened bodies. The immature nymphs are identical to the adult beetle.
Bed bug from nymphal stages to adult require a blood meal at each stage for them to become an adult, there are 5 stages for them to become adults.
• Half a centimetre long
• Flat, oval-shaped body
• Six legs
• Light brown in colour, changing to rust-red after a meal of blood
• Squat head
• Large antennae
• Largemouth parts (mandibles)
• Complex life-cycle involving many stages of development
• Ability to survive without feeding for months at a time
• Susceptible to extremes of temperature.
They like to hide in?
The cracks and crevices during the day, depending on the severity of the infestation, they commonly hide in the seams along the mattress or in the base between the timbers slats, cracks and joins of the bed frame, head boards base boards, curtains, between wallpaper, power points in fact anywhere it does not get to hot during the day.
- Mattresses, particularly along the seams and any labels
- Bedding such as sheets and blankets
- Timber slats, frame of bed, headboard
- Beneath loosened edges of wallpaper
- Electrical sockets
- Between the cracks of wooden floors
- In wall cracks or crevices
- Carpet (edges)
- Furniture, particularly in seams and cracks
Cornices, behind pictures on the wall.
Symptoms of a Bed Bug bites:
Both nymphs and adults feed on sleeping or sedentary humans, mostly during the night when conditions are more favourable, which makes the bed bug habits more difficult to sight.
It usually starts with a bite in the night with continuous scratching to the bite area, which will leave:
- Large weals that reduce to a red mark then gradually fade over a few days
- Reddening of the skin
- Localised swelling
- Formation of blisters
Small loss of skin tissue in some cases.
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