Bedbug removal & control services
Bedbugs (Cimex lectularius) are small blood-sucking insects that can live in cracks and crevices in and around your bed. everyone develops a skin reaction to bedbug bites, but some people develop itchy red bumps.
These appear around 20 to 30 minutes after being bitten and can last for several days Bed bugs need to feed on the blood of a human host. However in some cases they can survive up to a 6 to 8 months without feeding.
Although bedbugs can be upsetting and stressful to find, they aren't dangerous and don't transmit any human diseases. Most people don't develop any serious skin reaction. However, you should take action straight away to prevent the spread of an infestation.
This common pest once associated with unhygienic surroundings, is prevalent due to a number of reasons, including increased travel, the use of second hand furniture, and suspected tolerance to some pesticides.
These bugs still occur with regularity, particularly in multi-occupancy buildings with rapid resident turnover, for example, hostels, hotels, holiday camps and blocks of flats.
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