Commercial Bed Bug Control
Protect Your Business With Waltham Pest Services
Although good housekeeping is helpful in the control of bed bugs, cleaning and vacuuming alone will not control the problem. If you are a business owner or manager in Massachusetts you probably already know that utilizing a pest control company is the most effective way to stop persistent pests like the bed bug. At Waltham Pest Services our bed bug control for businesses will get rid of these pests.
Insecticides must be applied after preparations are made, with follow-up inspections and treatments in order to control the problem. Control can take days to weeks, and sometimes longer to achieve. Waltham Pest Services will schedule follow up visits to re-inspect and retreat as necessary. If you are concerned that your company may be infested with bed bugs or if you would like to find out more about our commercial bed bug services, contact Waltham Pest Services today!
Bed Bug Services For Businesses In Massachusetts
As a long time Massachusetts pest control company, we have helped companies throughout New England and Upstate New York resolve their pest problems and offer commercial bed bug control to get rid of bed bugs before they negatively impact a company’s image and overall profits. Bed bugs can be found in residences, hotels, hospitals, nursing homes, and most any place people congregate. They are even found on buses, trains and other commercial transportation.
What Do Bed Bugs Look Like?
The adult bed bug is 1/4-inch long, oval, flat, and brown to reddish-brown. The bed bug is flat and thin when unfed, but becomes more elongated, plump, and red when it is full of blood.
Bed Bug Information
- Females will lay two to five eggs per day (sometimes more) and 200-500 within her lifetime. Development time from egg to adult can be as little as 40 days under ideal conditions.
- An adult bed bug can live for up to a year, and sometimes longer without feeding.
- Bed bugs get their name because they like to live in, on or around beds more often than not.
- Bed bugs like to hide in small cracks and crevices close to people. They can be found behind baseboards, peeling wallpaper, upholstery, in furniture cracks and crevices and many other spots.
- Commonly, the first sign of bed bug infestation is the appearance of small black or brownish staining spots on bed linens.
- An infestation of bed bugs is NOT evidence of unclean and unsanitary living.
- The first step in bed bug control is to have a professional thoroughly inspect the area. This inspection is required to determine the extent of the infestation and detail of treatment needed after preparations are completed.
- Bed bugs do not fly, hop, or jump. They are good runners and will move between furniture and room to room.
- Bed bugs have not been shown to harbor pathogens that can be transmitted to people.