BED BUG CONTROL

HOW WE DEAL WITH BED BUGS

We, as a pest control company, offer three very effective methods for complete bed bugs eradication in London.

Spray Only – The products we use have a good knockout effect and prevent the bed bugs of reproducing. Also, they have long term effect and are completely safe for your health.

Heat and Spray – As a Pest Control company in London, we highly recommend our customers to choose this method. As a heat method, our technicians use targeted dry steam that works on 180 degrees and remove bed bugs in any life stage instantly. After the heat treatment, a spray is applied to exterminate the bed bugs that haven’t been reached by the heater. This is the best way for complete bed bug extermination with just one or two treatments.

Heat only – This is the safest and most appropriate method in case of pregnancy.
Also, if small children under the age of three live in the property, the only applicable method is Heat only.

As a pest control company in London, the products we use are completely safe for your health and are for professional use only in pest management. For complete eradication of bedbugs in cases with heavy infestations, multiple visits are required.

bed bug treatment

TARGETED HEAT AND SPRAY

£160 - £240depending on the level of infestation
  • £160 - £240 depending on the level of infestation

Heat Only

£100 - £140depending on the bedrooms
  • £100 - 1 Bedroom
  • £120 - 2 Bedrooms
  • £140 - 3+ Bedrooms

INFESTATION SIGNS


The surest sign is when you find the parasite itself or its eggs. The eggs look like very tiny rice grains and can be found on the mattress, bed frame, headboard, chairs, cabinets or other furniture made of wood or textiles. The female bed bug lays up to 5 eggs a day and can lay up to 500 for her entire life. Bed bugs prefer to lay their eggs on wood, upholstery, behind wallpapers, in sockets, under carpets, in cabinets and other rough surfaces in dark places. When laying eggs, the female releases a sticky substance that holds the eggs clinging to the surface.

ANOTHER SIGN


Another sure sign that you have bed bugs in your home is when you notice small black dots on your bedding, mattress, bed frame, or other surfaces that are near the parasite’s hiding place. Those dots are bed bug faeces and are extremely difficult to clean. Bed bugs leave these behind when they are well-fed and have significantly increased their size, and this does not allow them to jump back into their hiding places.

APPEARANCE


Bed bugs shape and size, depending on the sex and stage of development, is either drop-shaped or oval and can reach a length of around 7mm (0.3 inches). When fed well, the bed bug can grow up to six times their weight and increase their size by about 50%. The adult bug feeds once every 4-5 days, while the young ones have more regular regimes. The body of an adult bed bug is even, flattened in the abdominal area and extremely resistant to pressure when not fed.

BEHAVIOUR


Bed bugs are one of the most common indoor pests in London; they are hard to control and could be a real problem. The female bed bug lays up to 5 eggs a day and can lay up to 500 for her entire life. Bed bugs prefer laying their eggs on wood, upholstery, behind wallpapers, in sockets, under carpets, in cabinets and other rough surfaces in dark places. When they lay eggs, the females release a sticky substance that holds the eggs clinging to the surface.

Bed bugs find shelters in dark places, slits and crevices, bed frames, and pretty much any difficult-to-reach place. They prefer their hiding spots to be close to the bed of their victim as their senses are highly developed, and they can feel when their prey is in a deep sleep. It is then when they go out to feed. In low to moderate levels of infestation, bed bugs are hardly noticeable, and there is a high chance that you don`t even know your home is infested.

DANGERS


Bed bug bites – usually noticeable as tiny red spots on the skin that are typically accompanied by pain and itching are a sure sign of infestation. The bites are mostly found on the hands, face, neck, and legs. In cases of a more severe infestation through bites can be spotted throughout the whole body. They lack a tip, that distinguishes them from other insect bites, and most often fades away by themselves. The symptoms are similar to the ones of flea or mosquito bites, but those of the bed bugs can cause acute reactions that can lead to an allergic shock or worse. Bed bugs don`t carry diseases, and there are no recorded cases in which they have infected their victim. They often will do a few bites until they find the most suitable place for blood-extracting. Typically, the bites form a triangle, irregular circle or a line. Curiously, nearly 40% of all the people in the world don`t notice or react to bed bug bites.