Bed bugs are the last thing you want to encounter when you cosy down for a good night’s sleep. These pesky critters can leave unlucky hosts with some pretty itchy bites and pose a serious problem for Perth’s home and hotel owners. Whilst you’ll need to call your Perth pest control experts if you’ve spotted an infestation, the best way to avoid bed bugs is to prevent them from biting in the first place!
Unfortunately for their human hosts, bed bugs are notoriously hard to get rid of. Whilst they can survive low temperatures, the common pests are experts at disguise, and will often hide away in crevices during the day to avoid being seen. Their name is also a bit misleading, as bed bugs aren’t just found in beds; the common critters also hide away in furniture, suitcases, shoes, and even on walls. Although we often associate bed bugs with hotels and hostels, the common pests aren’t just a commercial pest problem. Whilst they commonly set up home in places with a higher guest population (e.g hotels), bed bugs can often make their way into Perth homes thanks to their ‘hitch-hiking’ abilities.
Due to their expert ‘survival tactics’, it’s often difficult to get rid of a bed bug infestation using DIY pest control methods. However, there are certain bed bug prevention steps you can follow to stop the biting bugs invading your Perth home or business in the first place:
If your bed bug prevention efforts have fallen short, you may need to call your Perth pest control experts to carry out a professional pest treatment. Bug Busters in Osborne Park provide residential and commercial pest control services to homes and businesses throughout the Perth metro area. Whether it’s rodents, birds or unwelcome insects, we can help keep your property a pest-free zone.
Call Bug Busters today or fill out an online enquiry form to organise a pest inspection.