Bed Bugs In Tampa Can Be Very Hard To Get Rid Of

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Have you ever dealt with a bed bug infestation? If you haven't, you are lucky because these pests are highly invasive and hard to eradicate. While many pests in the area can spread throughout your home, bed bugs are some of the most challenging to eliminate. Most people who attempt DIY bed bug control find that the available products don't eradicate the infestation. The bed bugs will repeatedly return if you don't eliminate every single bed bug.

For these reasons, professional Tampa pest control services are necessary. Discover what you can do if you encounter an infestation.

Unlikely Places Bed Bugs Could Be Living

Given their name, most people only associate bed bugs with beds. They imagine bed bugs living on mattresses, and while bed bugs love beds, they can live on many other items. These parasites can infest bedding, curtains, couches, and other furniture. They are often even found in office buildings.

But, there are a couple less likely spots bed bugs could be hiding throughout your home. These include the inside of appliances, holes in the walls, and electrical outlets. They can easily hide because they are only about the size of an apple seed when fully grown. They aren't invisible but are tricky to spot.

How To Kill Bed Bugs Quickly

You'll probably see many products in the store that claim to eradicate bed bugs quickly. Some of these products work to an extent, but very few of them are effective enough to remove an entire infestation. At first, you might think all bed bugs are gone, but even if a couple of eggs are left, you could end up with a large infestation again.

It's much easier and more effective to let our Tampa pest control professionals at EcoTech Pest Control Services remove these pesky parasites. Then, we offer follow-up services and plans to prevent further problems.

Frequently Asked Questions About Bed Bugs

Misconceptions and myths often surround bed bugs, so our team has put together a brief list of the common questions and the answers you want to know:

  1. Are bed bugs dangerous? Bed bugs aren't known to spread diseases, but they can lead to secondary infections, anemia, and insomnia.
  2. Do bed bugs live on your body? Bed bugs usually bite people while they sleep, but they don't live on your skin.
  3. How do bed bugs get around? Bed bugs attach themselves to items like clothing, luggage, and furniture. You could pick them up while traveling or running errands or bring them in on already infested items. Some common areas where people pick up bed bugs are schools, hotels, public transportation, laundromats, and hospitals. 

If you have any more questions about bed bugs in Tampa and how to prevent them, our bed bug removal team at EcoTech Pest Control Services can assist you.

Total Bed Bug Control For Tampa Residents 

Have bed bugs already infested your home? We know that this can be a disgusting and challenging problem, but don't worry. We have the solutions and products to handle the task with our professionals.

All you need to do is contact EcoTech Pest Control Services to get started. Give us a call today to request a quote or schedule a bed bug inspection.