Pest Information:
Bed Bugs

Bed bugs can be a nightmare. Thankfully, we know exactly how to handle them.

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Bed Bugs

Bed bugs cannot fly, so can only travel in luggage or via some other transportation method.

There are a number of variations of these bugs:

  • Common bed bug
  • Pigeon bug
  • Martin bug

Bed bugs have, increasingly, become a major pest over the last few years.

Once most commonly associated with poor, over crowded conditions bed bugs have escalated as a problem with the onset of cheaper foreign travel in particular to third world countries and the popularity of city breaks.

Enviropest are seeing an increase in bed bug activity due to the transportation of eggs and adults from abroad. This is increasingly prevalent as a problem in hotels and hostels. Whilst bed bugs are seldom associated with diseases their bite can cause a nasty swelling.

Second hand furniture can also be a source of bed bugs and these days central heating can allow them to breed all year round.

Where there is a serious infestation professional help is required to ascertain the extent of the problem and develop a comprehensive treatment plan.

Enviropest have many years experience of tackling such problems, please telephone 0121 693 6616 to arrange a free survey.