Bed bugs

Bed Bug Inspection and Prevention While Traveling

Bed bugs are small, parasitic insects that feed on the blood of humans and animals. Bed bugs are hitchhikers, so they often travel on people's bags or luggage when they travel. Bed bugs can infest hotels, and because they're cryptic, you may not see them for a period of time. This means you could bring home a hitchhiking bed bug problem in your luggage or bags after you travel. There is no sure way to prevent bed bugs while traveling, but there are some good practices you can follow to help avoid them: Inspect your hotel room -Perform [...]

Bed Bug Inspection and Prevention While Traveling2022-07-26T19:17:08+00:00

Bed Bugs in Illinois

Bed Bugs Bed bugs are becoming an increasingly common nuisance in homes and businesses. These insects are parasites that feed on the blood of humans. Domesticated animals can also be targeted. Bed bugs are primarily nocturnal, and the host is usually not disturbed during the feeding process. Signs of a Bed Bug Infestation Most bed bug infestations are discovered because residents of the infested home find bed bug bites. Bites commonly occur around the face and neck, but other areas of the body can be affected. Signs of being bitten include redness and irritation. Other signs of an infestation include [...]

Bed Bugs in Illinois2021-06-15T18:38:02+00:00

Nocturnal Pests In Illinois

While some Illinois pests are more commonly seen when the sun is out, there are several nocturnal pests that are much sneakier. They come out at night when most people are asleep, so they are often harder to catch. With Daylight Savings Time upon us, the chance of experiencing one of these creatures increases. Mice And Rats Mice and rats prefer to hide, so the best way to look for signs of their presence is to check in places such as under furniture or in low-traffic areas. Look for droppings, gnawed furniture, gnawed plastic or containers in kitchens [...]

Nocturnal Pests In Illinois2018-04-04T17:51:39+00:00

Hitchhiking Pests

Pests infest your home through various methods. For instance, mice and rats can sneak in through a crack or hole in the wall of your basement or attic while ants may enter your home via a gap underneath a door or window. In some cases, you may be inadvertently responsible for a pest infestation because bug species like bed bugs, fleas, spiders and carpet beetles frequently hitch a ride to their next residence. Bed Bugs in Hotels Bed bugs are a common hitchhiking pest since the creatures may crawl into your suitcase while you are on vacation and return home [...]

Hitchhiking Pests2020-02-13T16:02:32+00:00
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