Bed Bug Extermination

 

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Your bed is supposed to be a place of comfort, however, if it has been invaded by bed bugs, comfortable is the last thing you’ll be feeling. The bed bug species present in New Zealand are a public health nuisance, and bed bug removal can be very difficult once they have settled in. If you suspect you may have bedbugs in your home, PCS Pest Control can help with bed bug extermination. We work efficiently and effectively to make sure that you can get back to home life with minimal disruptions.

 

What are bed bugs?

Bed bugs are small insects that feed on the blood of humans and animals. They are nocturnal, feeding at night and hiding in dry, dark, places during the day. While bed bug bites aren’t dangerous, they can be itchy and irritating, like mosquito bites. Some people are allergic to bed bug saliva, which can cause the bites to swell and become painful. Bed bugs typically live around 6-12 months, and over this time they could potentially lay upwards of 900 eggs.

 

How to tell if you have bed bugs

The most obvious sign of bed bugs is if you are waking up with clusters of bites on your body. Although it can be difficult to differentiate bug bites from other insect bites, this is often the first sign most people notice. You may also notice small, rusty looking spots on your sheets, which is bed bug excrement. Adult bed bugs are reddish-brown, and 5-6mm when unfed to almost 10mm when fully fed.

 

Got bed bugs?

It is a common misconception that bed bugs are only ever-present in unclean homes, however, they will take up residence no matter how clean your house is. If you have a bed bug problem, our experienced team is here to help. With over 50 years in the business, we know all the best ways to deal with pest problems, with a focus on safe and effective practices.

 

Get in touch

Ready to book our pest control services? Get in touch with our exterminators today.

    021 2229110

    info@pcspestcontrol.co.nz

    PO Box 28-429
    Remuera
    Auckland 1541