Bed Bug Exterminator NY

Exterminating bed bugs in NY can be a really difficult task to do effectively. These horrible parasites have seen a marked resurgence in worldwide numbers since 1955. Many highly effective NY bed bug exterminator products and services exist today, great news if you have suffered from these determined creepy crawlies.

When looking at a big city such as New York, the populace has a very large number of bed bug exterminator services to choose from. Pest eradication companies exist all over Manhattan island, into Queens, over into Brooklyn, and basically throughout New Jersey. Companies like M & M Pest Control Inc, Chemtech Exterminating Corp. and Stern Environmental Group have risen due to cities having increased chances of bed bugs hitching a ride to new locations. Where ever you get a lot of people living in very close proximity to each other the chances of pests spreading on clothing increase massively. In such circumstances regular vigilance and control is the only option.

Specialist pest eradication services in New York are often very experienced, having had decades of work on a wide variety of pest species. Bed bug exterminators tend to have had a very high level of learning about the different life stages of the particular animal in question, alongside many years honing their techniques to the point of perfection. No job ends up being too big, whether it is residential or commercial. Day care centers, schools, homes, nursing homes, apartments and hotels are dealt have all come under their attention at one time or another. A very good thing about local New York bed bug exterminators is that they are able to get to your premises very quickly, and know the kinds of places that bed bugs tend to hide in with regards to your area.

Upon enquiring about a bed bugs eradication service, and then arranging for them to come round you are usually then informed about how to prepare for bed bug extermination.

Although many people in New York city may have heard of bed bugs, they are rarely seen or understood. Bed bugs, also often spelt ‘bedbugs’, are a group of small parasitic insects from the family ‘Cimicidae’. Other names that have been used for these uncomfortable pests are wall louse, mahogany rat, heavy dragoon, chinche, crimson crawler and redcoat. The usual culprits from this family are ‘Cimex lectularius’. As parasites, these bed bugs have no choice but to feed only on blood from warm-blooded creatures. The reason the word ‘bed’ is in their common name is simply due to these insects preferring living in homes, and in particular peoples bedding and mattresses.

Albeit not strictly nocturnal in behaviour, bed bugs are usually more active during the night, this also being the time when they can feed on their hosts unnoticed. Health issues can arise from attacks by bed bugs. Skin rashes, psychological damage and allergic symptoms are all associated with chronic and acute bed bug infestations. Bed bugs can be diagnosed through either being physically seen in situ and/ or having their effects noticed.

Adult bed bugs look reddish brown, have an oval and flattened shape, and are wingless. Tiny microscopic hairs grow in definite bands across their body giving them a striped look. They grow up to 4-5mm in total body length, and 1.5-3mm in width. Born, much smaller and transparent, as bed bugs grow out of their initial nymph stage they take on a browner coloration through successive moults.

All attacks, nesting locations and reproduction involves communication between bed bugs through their use of pheromones and kairomones. Bed bug lifespans vary a lot depending upon exact species and their quantity of feeding.

Bed bugs typically feed every 5-10 days, and in general live for up to a year in colder climates, and up to 5 months in warmer temperatures where their rate of activity is much higher.

Unfortunately, bed bugs are rather tough critters, able to withstand a wide variety of environmental conditions ranging from below 16 centigrade to as high as 40 centigrade, and in very low humidities. They can even survive for up to a year without food. The good news is that younger life stages are far less adept at surviving low humidities. Also, adults are not able to survive temperatures of 45 centigrade or above. Similarly, high concentrations of carbon dioxide has been known to kill them.

Whether you are in NY or any other part of country, bed bugs can be managed through a combination of pesticide and non-pesticide techniques. Powerful pesticides that work are: dichlorvos, malathion and pyrethroids. Non-pesticide moves that are well worth it include vacuuming bed bugs and the heat treatment/ wrapping of mattresses.

When eradicating your NJ residence of bed bugs always remember to properly treat any of your pets living quarters too. Dogs are especially good at picking up anything, needing regular monitoring and if required grooming, with their living spaces being sanitised.