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Bedbugs are common residential and commercial pests in Bowling Green KY. As the name suggests, bedbugs are going to hide on beds. Once they’ve found a way to enter your residence, they will head to your bedroom to find a suitable hiding place. They can hide in pillowcases, mattresses, blankets, and bed frames. Typically, bedbugs can reach 3/16ths of an inch. They’re flat, oval, and brown. Since they only come out at night to feed, it can be difficult to identify a bedbug infestation.

Working with a professional is the best way to identify and fix the problem before it worsens.

Why You Have Bedbugs

You’ve probably wondered what causes bedbugs in invade residences. Ultimately, bedbugs have one goal in mind. They want to enter your home so they can begin consuming your blood while you sleep. However, readers must understand that bedbugs can enter a residence using numerous techniques. Once they’ve decided to enter your home, they can do so easily. Bedbugs can cling to your clothes and shoes. Doing so will give them a free ride into your home.

In some cases, they’re going to hide on furniture. If you buy old furniture, you’re risking a future bedbug infestation. Even if you carefully look at the furniture, you may miss the bugs since they can blend in well. Most bedbug infestations occur after someone has spent the night at a motel. The bedbugs at the motel will hide in your luggage and clothes. Then, they’ll come home with you. Suffice to say, it is essential to be careful when traveling to avoid becoming a victim of bedbugs.

How Dangerous Is A Bedbug Infestation?

Are bedbugs going to pose a health hazard to people? Some people seem to believe so since bedbugs can bite and suck blood. However, they’re generally not dangerous. In many cases, the victim will not experience any issues whatsoever. Some people will experience a rash though. A bedbug bite could lead to a red welt. Otherwise, you may not even realize that you’ve been bitten. Still, it is wise to get rid of them promptly since you don’t want to be attacked in the middle of the night.

Ways To Eliminate Bedbug Infestations

You’ll find that there are numerous ways to eliminate bedbug infestations. It is essential to find the method that works best for your building and situation. Before starting, it is wise to get a thorough inspection from a professional exterminator. Let them scour through your home to verify that you are indeed dealing with a bedbug infestation. Once this has been confirmed, they should provide various treatments. Use the information below to find out which one is right for you.

Manual Solutions

First, you can try using manual bedbug solutions to resolve the problem. While there are some cons, manual services tend to be safe and effective for treating one or two rooms in a home. The method is preferred when removing bedbugs from a confined location such as one bedroom. Our manual solutions can be delivered with or without chemicals. Just remember that you must prepare extensively before we arrive. We’ll tell you what needs to happen.

Heat Treatments

Heat treatments are highly recommended because they can resolve the problem without putting anyone in harm’s way. Heat treatments are popular among residential clients because the heat can easily eliminate all bedbugs in the dwelling. Once the right temperature is achieved, bedbugs, bedbug eggs, and larvae will be eliminated. Typically, we can use our heat treatments to eliminate all bugs in the home in one visit. Clients don’t need to do much before the exterminator can begin.

Heat treatments do not require any harmful chemicals although some exterminators will also use Diatomaceous Earth to eliminate more bugs.


We can also eliminate bedbugs using fumigation. The method is highly recommended for commercial establishments since it is overkill for residential buildings. Fumigation can eliminate large infestations in bigger buildings. For instance, we’d recommend this solution for motels, libraries, and restaurants. While the preparation needed is slim, individuals will need to leave the building for 24 to 48 hours. Bedbug fumigation services use Vikane to eliminate bedbug infestations.

Bedbug DIY Methods

You may consider resolving this problem using do-it-yourself methods that you’ve read about online. Some of these methods can kill bedbugs, but there is no guarantee that you’ll get rid of all bugs. There is always a risk that you’re going to miss the bugs hiding on your pillow or bed frame. Those bugs will reproduce rapidly causing the problem to worsen again. Suffice to say, it is pertinent to avoid these problems. Allow an exterminator to use safe solutions to fix it for you.

Doing so is more effective and efficient.

Safe Treatments For Our Clients

Our technicians aim to resolve bedbug problems without exposing anyone to health hazards. We’re going to do whatever it takes to ensure that our clients are safe during each phase of the treatment process. We have the safest solutions because we use EPA-registered chemicals to fix the problem. These methods are safe around people, pets, and plants. Rest assured knowing that everyone in your home is going to be okay.

The Average Cost Of Bedbug Treatments

We understand that our clients are worried about the costs. We’ll do our best to accommodate your budget. Typically, the price is going to depend on several factors. For instance, the price will depend on the size of your home. It is cheaper to remove bedbugs from smaller residences. Bigger homes will likely cost more. Our technician will give you a free quote before the procedure begins.

Avoiding Infestations Of Bedbugs

It can be difficult to prevent bedbugs from entering your residence. You can reduce the risk, but there is no guarantee that you’ll avoid all problems. Be careful when traveling and staying at motels. When purchasing used furniture, check the items carefully to make sure they’re free of bedbugs.

When Can Your Technician Begin?

We’re here to aid you. Call our office and we’ll call you back within 24 to 48 hours.

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