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Bedbug control in London

Professional Bedbug Treatments

Bedbugs, the stealthy hitchhikers of the world, possess a remarkable ability to go unnoticed, blending into their surroundings with unparalleled expertise. These tiny pests can be unwittingly acquired from existing bedbug infestations, cleverly attaching themselves to various items like clothes, luggage, rucksacks, or discreetly hiding within furniture and fabric items.

As global travel becomes more commonplace, the prevalence of bedbug issues is on the rise. The increased movement of people heightens the likelihood of encountering bedbug infestations and unintentionally spreading them to new locations. This phenomenon poses a growing concern not only for individual travelers but also for communal spaces such as apartment blocks, care homes, hotels, and student accommodations.

These biting pests are evolving into a worsening issue, especially in shared living spaces, where they can effortlessly navigate between rooms, contributing to the rapid spread of infestations. As a result, it becomes crucial to address and manage bedbug problems promptly to curb their expansion and maintain a pest-free environment in various settings

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About Bedbugs
How Do I Know I Have Bedbugs?

  • Bedbugs can be easily overlooked, but in severe infestations, careful inspection may reveal their presence. Common hiding spots include the back of the headboard, mattress seams, and occasionally crawling across the bed.

  • Bites are a clear sign of bedbug activity, as these pests feed on blood. The resulting rash or redness is a telltale indicator of a bedbug presence.

  • Finding blood spots on sheets and pillows may indicate accidental squashing of bedbugs on their way to their hiding spots.

  • Black spots around the back of the headboard and on the mattress typically represent dried bedbug feces.

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Interesting Bedbug Facts

  • While bedbugs prefer to feed regularly on humans, they can surprisingly survive for several weeks, months, and even up to a year without feeding.

  • The typical lifespan of a bedbug ranges from 50 days to approximately one year, depending on the environmental conditions they encounter.

  • To prepare for egg-laying, adult female bedbugs require a blood meal and will actively seek warm-blooded mammals, such as humans, before laying their eggs.

  • The seven stages of the bedbug life cycle span from 45 days to one year, encompassing various developmental phases.

  • These elusive pests can hide in mattress seams, inside furniture, or even behind wallpaper.

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Bedbug (Cimex Lectularius)

Bedbugs have a rich history spanning over 3500 years, believed to originate in the Middle East, where both bats and humans coexisted in caves. While these pests are found worldwide, they are more prevalent in developed countries, notably the USA. Bedbug infestations have surged to epidemic levels, particularly in New York, Ohio, Florida, and California.

Size: About the size of an apple seed (5-7 mm or 3/16 - 1/4 inch long)

Appearance: Long and brown, with a flat, oval-shaped body (if not fed recently)

Life span: 45-400 days
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How to Eliminate Bedbugs in Your Business
Discovering bites all over your body upon waking is often the initial indication of a bedbug infestation in your home. Bedbugs not only evoke a sense of uncleanliness but also pose a growing challenge in residential settings. In the UK, this issue is on the rise and proves to be exceptionally challenging to tackle independently once the infestation takes root. With the ability to spread easily from room to room and survive up to a year without feeding, bedbugs present a serious health risk. Effectively addressing this problem requires professional expertise, as it involves specialized knowledge, experience, and the use of precise insecticides. Don't hesitate to contact us for a professional bedbug treatment – safeguard your home by scheduling a visit today
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About Our Bedbug Treatments

1 Initial Visit

  • Upon arrival, our technician will inspect your property to ensure it aligns with our treatment preparation sheet, provided to you at the time of booking.
  • A comprehensive property inspection will be conducted to identify areas requiring intensive treatment. In some cases, adjacent rooms may also be checked to contain the infestation effectively.
  • We will perform a meticulous treatment covering all areas, including beds, mattresses, headboards, wardrobes, drawers, carpets, curtains, walls, and ceilings.
  • Following the completion of the treatment, our technician will fill out an inspection report, detailing findings and recommendations. Occasionally, the disposal of mattresses or even entire beds may be advised.

2 Follow Up

  • Upon revisiting, our technician will verify that your property aligns with our treatment information sheet. Feel free to address any concerns, pose queries, or report recent bedbug encounters, as this assists in identifying potential new areas of concern.
  • A comprehensive treatment will be conducted, covering various areas such as mattresses, headboards, wardrobes, drawers, carpets, curtains, walls, and ceilings.
  • Post-treatment, our technician will complete a detailed inspection report, providing an explanation of the performed actions. You will receive a contactless digital copy for your records.

3 Follow Up

  • Our third and final visit follows the same protocol as the previous two, emphasizing the importance of preparing the property in accordance with our treatment preparation sheet.
  • A thorough treatment will be conducted, covering various areas, including beds, mattresses, headboards, wardrobes, drawers, carpets, curtains, walls, and ceilings.
  • Upon completion, our technician will fill out a detailed inspection report, providing an explanation of the performed actions. You will receive a contactless digital copy for your records.

Please be aware that prior to any treatment, the property must be prepared as per our instructions. Detailed guidelines will be provided at the time of booking. It is crucial to strictly adhere to the preparation instructions, as we cannot treat premises that have not been prepared correctly.

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How it Works

1. Contact

Call or message us and we will arrange for a member of our team to contact you

  • Local Knowledgeable pest control experts
  • Calls returned same day
    (during Mon-Fri 8-5pm)
  • Trustpilot Accredited

2. Survey

We will discuss your pest problem and quote you over the phone or arrange a survey and email you a quote asap

  • Appointment time slots to suit you
  • Control programs tailored to your requirements
  • BPCA certified technicians

3. Treatment

Our BPCA qualified technicians will attend your property to provide pest control treatments

  • Appointment at a time convenient to you
  • Explain clearly what our tech will do
  • Child & pet safe treatments

4. Aftercare

We will make sure that after your treatment program is complete your premises will be clear of any pests

  • Pest prevention advice given
  • Detailed reports
  • Peace of mind
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