17 Aug Killing Bed Bugs in Your Home on Hilton Head Island
Island Pest Control works on Preventing AND Killing Bed Bugs.
At Island Pest Control, here on Hilton Head Island, we’re constantly getting calls from people who either have a bed bug problem or are worried about getting bed bugs. We work on both preventing these pests and killing bed bugs if you already have them.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that bed bugs have made a dramatic comeback here in the United States. And Hilton Head Island is no different. Yes…we have bed bugs!
A decade ago, bed bugs were not that common in Urban America. They were mostly associated with poor, lower class housing or third world countries. But not anymore.
A big increase in international travel over the past 10 years has led to alarming increases in bed bug infestations, especially in hotels, airports and resort areas.
So…how do you know if you have a bed bug infestation?
Things to look for:
- Live bed bugs, which are about the size of a match head or smaller, and reddish brown in color, hiding in the folds or underneath the seams of your mattress
- Bed Bug droppings, which appear as little dark specks on your mattress, pillow or sheets, especially around your neck and head area
- Drops of dried blood on the mattress, or even on your skin
- Red spots or welts on your skin, indicating a bed bug bite
Bed bugs feed on humans by sucking your blood while you sleep. The bites are usually not painful so you are not aware that you are being bitten at the time.
Bed bugs do NOT transmit diseases to humans as far as we know, but no one wants to be bitten and have your blood sucked by a nasty insect. Some people are highly allergic to bed bug bites and may have severe reactions. For these reasons, killing bed bugs is necessary for your safety and health.
If you think you might have a bed bug problem…or simply a question…call Island Pest Control at 843-681-5188 and ask for me, John Kaiser. I’ll be happy to speak with you any time.
Here’s to helping YOU live PEST FREE!
Island Pest Control offers Bed Bug Heat Treatments for Hilton Head Island, Bluffton and Beaufort homeowners and property managers. We can have you bed bug free after 1 treatment. Call our office today at 843-681-5188 if you suspect bed bugs in your home. We will be happy to answer any question you have or set up an inspection to identify them . With over 1,000 homes treated and a 100% success rate, we are Hilton Head Island’s bed bug experts! And we back our treatments with a 6 months 100% Retreat FREE Guarantee.