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Facts About Bed Bugs

  • Bedbugs can live anywhere in the home.
  • Bedbugs are most active at night.
  • Temperatures between 70 F-80 F are most favorable for bedbugs.
  • The only way to truly get rid of bed bugs is through the help of a professional.

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What Select Exterminating Includes in a NY Bed Bug Service

  • 2 treatments performed approximately 7-10 days apart
  • 60 day warranty should bedbugs return after the treatment
  • Inspect area before service is performed to determine the level of infestation.
  • Vacuum all baseboards, furniture, bed frames, mattress, etc. with a HEPA vacuum to ensure all adults and nymphs are removed
  • Remove outlet and switch plate covers and dust lightly around the box into the wall
  • Treat all cracks and crevices of moldings with dust including baseboards, closets, furniture, picture frames, headboards, etc. Remove dresser drawers and treat framework of dresser, all sides of drawers and underneath
  • Spot treat baseboards and other areas with a residual pesticide
  • Steam mattress and boxspring and follow-up with covering both with bed bug covers
  • Treat bed frame
  • Treat perimeter baseboards
  • Treat living room, couches, love seat, recliner, end tables, coffee table etc. Treat seaks of cushions, remove cushions, flip over couch and treat underneath.

How We Work

Bed bugs can be small and hard to find with the untrained eye. However, our professionals know exactly how to identify and remove bed bugs from your home. First we will examine your entire home and inspect target areas. We look for signs of bed bugs including: live or dead bed bugs, bed bug skin, fecal material, and more. After, we will put together the right strategy to rid your home of bed bugs. Contact us today to learn more!

Bed Bug FAQ

How big is a bed bug?

1/4 to 3/8 inch (4-5 mm).

What color is a bed bug?

Reddish brown or brown.

What does a bed bug look like?

The adult bed bug is a wingless insect that is flattened from top to bottom.

What is the bed bug's habitat?

At the beginning of an infestation, bed bugs are likely to be found only in seams, and folds of mattresses and bed covers. In areas of heavy infestation, bed bugs can be found in crevices in the bed frame.

What is the bed bug lifecycle?

The life cycle of a bed bug are: Egg, Nymph, and Adult. The females lay about 450 eggs at a rate of up to 5 per day, in cracks and crevices in the floor or bed, and the eggs attach to any hard surface. Newly hatched bed bugs begin feeding immediately. They shed their skin five times before becoming adults.

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