Bed Bugs

Bed Bug

DESCRIPTION

Scientific Name: Cimex lectularius Common Name: Bed bug Color: Adults range from brown to reddish-brown Size: 4 – 5 mm long (3/16 inch) FACT: Bed bugs do not transmit any known human diseases. Some people will react to the saliva from the bite and have an allergic reaction. Not all people will react to a bed bug bite.

Bed Bug Information

Mover’s Guide to Leaving Bed Bugs Behind

Conventional Insecticide Treatment Preparation Sheet

Bed Bug Heat Treatment Preparation Sheet

Canine Scent Detection Preparation Sheet

Test Your Knowledge: Bed Bug Quiz

We created this Bed Bug quiz for you to test your knowledge! Can you beat the Bed Bugs? Check your answers with the answer key posted below. Adult bed bugs are:1/4 – 1/3 inch long (6.35 – 8.4 mm)3/16 inch long  (4.762 mm)1/2 inch long  (12.7 mm) Bed bugs have ____ – segmented antennae2345 Egg…

How to Treat Your Box Spring for Bed Bugs

Bed bugs are one of our most popular pest problems here in Canada. Anyone can find themselves with a bed bug infestation as they are great hitchhikers and can come home with you from public transportation, hotels, movie theaters, restaurants, air planes, and many other public places. Your first step if you suspect you have…

Bed Bugs in Hotels

Bed bugs are a worldwide epidemic and anyone can carry bed bugs into a hotel. Bed bugs do not discriminate and can be easily brought in to your hotel. Employees should not panic if a customer approaches them with a bed bug. Always stay calm when talking to a guest. Calmly get the sample or…

How Do Bed Bug Heat Treatments Work

Heat treatments for bed bugs use dry heat generated by specialized electric heaters to eliminate all life stages of bed bugs. Chemical bed bug treatments have traditionally required multiple visits to eliminate bed bugs. Poulin’s Pest Control’s heat treatments for bed bugs have resulted in a 99% success rate in a single treatment. Traditional bed…