Posted on Mar 11, 2022 182
How to recognize a bed bug infestation?
A reddening of the skin or a slight itching can indicate a bedbug bite. A concrete sign of a bed bug infestation is the additional skinning remains, feces or eggs that can be found, as the latest story of the #BettwanzenBande illustrates.
Signs of bed bugs
There are many signs of a bed bug infestation. It doesn’t matter at all whether it’s your own bedroom, a hostel, a 1-star or 5-star hotel room.
Bed bugs travel everywhere, no matter with whom!
As pest control professionals, we often receive the following questions from our clients:
1.) Can you see bed bugs?
Even though they are tiny (usually between 4 and 5 mm ), it is possible to see adult bed bugs with the naked eye. If they can see bed bugs, there is already a major infestation problem.
Because of their flat body structure, bed bugs can nestle in the tightest cracks and recesses. Anywhere there is room for a small pinhead, a large bed bug can find shelter. Pretty impressive actually, isn’t it?
2.) Where do bed bugs hide ?
These are the most common hiding places where we find bed bugs:
3.) What color are bed bugs?
Bed bugs have a brownish coloration, but the more blood they suck from their human host, the darker and redder they become.
4.) What is the inspection procedure?
With a potential bed bug infestation, it is always important to check:
If you experience one or more of these signs, you should have your premises inspected for a bed bug infestation.
I recognize these signs. What do I do now?
Get professional help to specifically identify and professionally eliminate the problem.
Unfortunately, sitting out the problem is not an option:
Take action and ask for help from a professional.