Tips on Controlling Bedbugs- Go-Forth Pest Control Company
Over the recent decades, bedbug infestations have increased in the United States of America. Despite the rise, there have not been any explanations on the rise of bedbugs. One the important thing to know about bedbugs is that they are pests. The effect on a human being is that when they bite, an itchy effect is left on the skin and the bitten spot may swell or not depending on how a person’s skin reacts to the bite. Now that they are here with us, and despite the fact that it is unclear why they have risen at an alarming rate, it is important to understand some tips on how to identify and deal with them when they present.
A great misconception about bedbug infestation is that they are found in homes that are dirty, unkempt or poor. The truth is that these pests can infest even the cleanest and richest of homes. By virtue of feeding on animal blood, for example, humans, these animals can thrive in a place where there are humans whether clean or not. The second misconception is that the pests cannot be seen using the human eye. As much as bedbugs are tiny, they can be seen.
Many people keep asking how bedbugs get to their homes. What they should know is that when one visits a home where there are bedbugs, the pest can hook onto clothes and this way can be transferred from one place to another. A person can, therefore, carry bedbugs from places that can harbour the pests such as hotels, public vehicles, friends’ homes. As advised by pest control companies such as Go-Forth Pest Control it is also possible for bedbugs to find their way into homes through second-hand clothes and items if the pests existed in their original homes
Bedbugs are not the only pests that leave itchy skin, but one should be cautious and look out for them if they wake up with itchy spots on the skin. Bedbugs are small, brown and oval shaped and they like clinging together unless at night when they are feeding. The right time to look for bedbugs is at night as that is when they come out to feed. Pest control companies such as Go-Forth Pest Control have provided other signs of knowing if there are bedbugs in the house including tiny blood spots on the sheets, and small black dots which are a sign of shed skin or egg shells.
Washing all house items at the highest temperatures possible can kill bedbugs. However, the easiest way to deal with bedbugs is hiring the advice of a pest control company such as Go-Forth in Charlotte. Go-Forth Pest Control Company is effective in home pest control activities and has even won awards for the same.