Posts Tagged ‘bed bugs’

Bed Bug Removal: Bed Bugs Can Cause Harm, Even In Winter!

Bed bugs. They have a reputation for being especially busy during the summer months. But, did you know they can also be quite busy during the winter, too? Even though we have had a rather mild winter in Maryland/Washington, D.C./Northern Virginia area. You will still have pest removal needs. Bed bugs immediately come to mind.   As we have discussed in a previous blog on bed bugs, bed bugs are small oval-shaped, rust-colored bugs that are 3/16 – 1/4 inch long and fully grown. (The size of an apple seed). They can’t fly or jump. However, they can climb walls quickly…

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 Bed Bugs and the Damage They Can Do to Your Home

There is nothing cute about bed bugs. In fact, they can be destructive and annoying pests. You definitely don’t want them in your home.  What are bed bugs? These pests hide in beds. They dig into bed frames and mattresses during the day. At night, they feed on pets and people.  They do not have wings, are dark brown in color, have a flat and oval-faced body and are smaller than a ladybug. If they are in your room, you will smell their sweet, musty odor. They mark their territory by leaving red colored spots on your mattress or linen.You…

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Bed Bug Removal Need Increases Due to Holiday Travel

Airports are packed with travelers.  Train stations are busting at the rails with riders. Traffic on the highways is bumper-to-bumper.  These travelers are bringing presents, luggage and…bedbugs. Yes, bedbugs.  Unfortunately, these nasty bugs jump inside our luggage, purses, coats, blankets, and pillows as we innocently head to our destination. Once they arrive, the bedbugs jump out of their little nest and infest the place where the traveler is staying.  You may not have seen a bedbug recently. So, let’s refresh your memory: According to WebMD***, bedbugs are:  …are small, oval insects that feed by sucking blood from humans or other…

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