Bed Bugs

Our specialty since 2012

Bed bugs have been our primary focus since 2012. We have learned a lot about bed bugs during our time working with them.

What are bed bugs?

Bed bugs are insects that only live where people rest or sleep. You will not find bed bugs out in the wild. You can find bed bugs living on the seams of beds, bed frames, and couches.

Where do bed bugs come from?

How do you get bed bugs?

Humans carry bed bugs into your home. You or your visitor can carry bed bugs into your home on your clothes, purses, luggage, or furniture. Learn all the ways you can get bed bugs and how to prevent them here.

Where do bed bugs live?

How to inspect for bed bugs

You can find bed bugs living on the seams of beds, bed frames, and couches. In severe infestations, bed bugs can be found in walls, under floors, or above ceilings.

Bed bugs will most commonly be found in residential structures including houses, apartments, and hotels. Bed bugs can live anywhere where there are people using beds, couches, or chairs.

Learn how to inspect for bed bugs here.

What do bed bugs eat?

Bed bugs feed on blood. They crawl onto their sleeping or resting victim and pierce their skin. This is called a bed bug bite. Learn more about bed bug bites here. 

What do bed bugs look like?

Pictures of bed bugs

Bed bugs start off very small (less than 1 mm) and almost clear. As the bed bug grows it gains a amber color. When it grows to its adult size (3 cm or 1/4 in) it is a dark brown or reddish brown color. Bed bugs are oval shaped when you look at them from above. They are almost as thin as paper when you look at them from the side (unless they have just fed).

Check out our bed bug pictures here.

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