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Bed Bug Control in Sumter & Lake County, FL

Bed bugs are oval, brownish insects that feed on animal or human blood. Adults can reach about five millimeters in length and can hide in very small crevices. These nocturnal parasites often slip into homes undetected and can disrupt your sleep and well-being. They can survive for months without feeding and reproduce rapidly, making them challenging to control once they've settled in. 

At BPS, we provide expert bed bug removal services to control these pests. We focus on the latest entomological research for the most effective strategies to target bed bugs in all stages of their life cycle. This strategy helps control the current infestation and safeguard your home against future invasions.

Call us at (352) 608-5010 or contact us onlineto schedule an appointment.

What Are The Benefits of Professional Bed Bug Control Services?

Professional bed bug control services provide significant advantages. These experts know how to thoroughly eliminate bed bugs using advanced techniques and treatments. This ensures that both bed bugs and their eggs are destroyed, reducing the chance of another infestation.

Relying on professionals also saves you a lot of time and effort, as they handle the entire process, from finding the bugs to getting rid of them. This can also help alleviate the stress and discomfort caused by bed bug bites. Overall, using professional services offers a reliable way to keep your home bed bug-free.

Can You DIY Bed Bug Control Services?

Yes, you can try to control bed bugs yourself, but it can be very difficult. Bed bugs are small and hide well, so it's hard to find and remove them all. DIY methods like sprays and traps can help, but they often don't get rid of all the bugs and their eggs.

Professionals have better tools and techniques that can completely eliminate bed bugs and keep them from coming back. So, while DIY solutions can work to some extent, professional help is usually more effective.

Comprehensive Bed Bug Solutions

We offer an all-encompassing bed bug solution that begins with a property inspection to uncover the extent of the infestation. Our technicians are trained to spot the signs of bed bug activity. Once identified, we design a personalized treatment plan to penetrate and disrupt the life cycle of bed bugs. 

We're committed to utilizing the latest advancements in pest control to protect the environment, including:

  • Eco-friendly heat treatments: We apply high heat temperatures to control bed bugs at all life stages, providing a chemical-free option that safeguards your home.
  • Targeted chemical applications: Our use of industry-leading pesticides focuses on infested areas.
  • Integrated pest management (IPM): This holistic approach combines proactive prevention, education, and targeted treatment methods to manage bed bug populations sustainably.

Signs of a Bed Bug Infestation

Detecting a bed bug infestation early can greatly enhance the effectiveness of treatment. Common signs include:

  • Unexplained bites: Waking up with red, itchy bites, often in a line or zigzag pattern, can indicate bed bug activity.
  • Blood stains: Small blood spots on your sheets or pillowcases are often a result of crushed bed bugs.
  • Fecal spots: Look for tiny, dark specks (bed bug excrement) on bedding, mattresses, or walls.
  • Eggshells or shed skins: You may find tiny, pale bed bug eggshells or molted skins in their hiding spots.
  • Live bugs: Although bed bugs are reclusive, you might see live insects, particularly in the seams of mattresses and upholstered furniture.
  • Musty odor: A strong, unpleasant odor from the bugs' scent glands may be noticeable in severe infestations.

Common Hiding Spots

Bed bugs hide during the day in hard-to-reach places, making them difficult to detect and even harder to control. Keep an eye on these common hiding spots:

  • Seams, tufts, folds of mattresses & box springs
  • In small electronics such as clocks and radios
  • Cracks and crevices in bed frames and headboards
  • Underneath cushions and in the seams of upholstered furniture
  • Behind wall fixtures like light switches and electrical outlets
  • Between baseboards and walls or carpet edges
  • In the folds and seams of curtains
  • Pockets, seams, folds of clothing & luggage

If any of these signs appear, BPS is ready to conduct a thorough assessment in Sumter County, Lake County, and the surrounding communities. Remember, DIY attempts often fall short, potentially exacerbating the problem. We are committed to delivering lasting protection against bed bugs. 

Preventative Bed Bug Measures

While dealing with a bed bug infestation is important, taking preventative measures can help avoid the problem altogether. Our expert technicians can provide tips and recommendations to help you prevent bed bugs from entering your home or business.

Some preventative measures include:

  • Regularly inspecting and cleaning bedding, furniture, and clothing
  • Sealing cracks and crevices in walls, floors, and furniture to eliminate potential hiding spots
  • Using protective covers on mattresses and box springs
  • Being cautious when traveling and inspecting hotel rooms for signs of bed bugs

By taking these preventative measures, you can reduce the risk of a bed bug infestation and maintain a pest-free environment in your home or business.

Call us at (352) 608-5010 or contact us online to schedule a free estimate.

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Bertram Pest Solutions is proud to serve Fruitland Park, Florida and other surrounding areas.

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