DIY Bed Bug Exclusion In Snohomish: Common Mistakes To Avoid

January 5, 2024


When you slide under the covers at night, do you expect to be bitten by little bugs while you sleep? Hopefully, you do not. Unfortunately, many locals cannot avoid nighttime bites due to bed bugs. These insects pose a serious concern when they get into homes.

To make sure you are not suffering from nightly bites, here are some things you should know to control bed bugs here in Snohomish. Call our team at Guard Pest Control if you would like to know how we combat these pests. Let our team share with you some of our options for bed bug removal and schedule an appointment for your home.

 

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Identifying Bed Bugs: Signs And Symptoms Of An Infestation

Would you know if your home had an active bed bug infestation? It is sometimes hard to tell that these pests are around. A good way to find out is by looking for some common signs of bed bugs around your living areas. These signs include blood stains on your bed covers, specs of reddish-black fecal droppings around your bed and home, and eggs inside cracks and crevices throughout your living areas.

If you need help identifying these bugs indoors, let us know. We will send one of our team members your way to inspect your living areas and find out for certain what types of pests are causing trouble around your living areas. 


Don't Waste Your Time And Money On DIY Bed Bug Products

If you find out your home has a bed bug problem, there may be the temptation to try to control these pests on your own. This is not advisable. Bed bugs are one of the most resilient local pests. Many traditional pest control products do not work with these invasive insects.

To make things more challenging, many bed bug control products can be harmful to humans and animals if used improperly. Other products are not very effective. We have personally heard too many horror stories of homeowners losing time and money trying to handle these pests on their own. Save yourself by bringing in our professionals. 


Five Bed Bug Prevention Tips

Preventing bed bugs is a whole lot easier than getting these pests out of your home. If you have some time on your hands and don’t want these bugs getting indoors, here are some prevention tips to try.

  • Check luggage for bed bugs before entering your home after returning from vacation.
  • Inspect hotel rooms for signs of bed bugs before settling in.
  • Do not leave items on the ground in public for more than 20 minutes at a time.
  • When returning home from vacation, wash all of your used clothing in the washer on high heat.
  • Closely inspect any second-hand furniture for signs of bed bugs to be safe.

Get our team involved if you think your home has a bed bug problem. We will share some of our offerings for bed bug pest control and find a service that will work for you.


Say Goodbye To Bed Bug Worries: Partner With The Experts

There should never be a time when you allow bed bugs to live inside your home. The good news is that there are fast ways to handle these pests.

If you think your home has an active infestation, call in our team for a quick bed bug treatment. We will find a solution that will best handle these bugs and help you regain your good night’s sleep. Get in touch with our team at Guard Pest Control for more information about our services or if you are interested in scheduling an appointment for your Snohomish home.

 




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