Bed Bugs are no match for Bullfrog.

Bed Bugs are causing many people anxiety and sleepless nights. Their resurgence in New York is alarming and needs to be met head on.

Name: Bed Bug
(Cimex lectularius)

Life Span: Varies
Height: 1/4 inch long

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Facts about Bed Bugs:

  • One out of five Americans has had a bed bug infestation in their home or knows someone who has encountered bed bugs at home or in a hotel
  • Unfed adults are mahogany to rusty brown; engorged bed bug is red-brown after a blood meal. Nymphs (baby bed bugs) are nearly colorless when they first hatch and become brownish as they mature.
  • Adult bed bugs are about 1/4 inch long. Nymphs (baby bed bugs) range from 1.3 mm to 4-5 mm.
  • Feed on blood and go for months without feeding which allows them to easily spread and hide and are difficult to detect.
  • They feed when people are sleeping or sitting quietly in the dark.
  • Bites can cause itchy skin rashes, welts and psychological anxiety
  • Spread quickly and are excellent hiders in mattress, boxspring, headboards, walls, cracks and crevices, and carpets.
  • When bed bugs are crushed they leave behind a dark/rusty stain
  • The scentgland of bed bugs produces a musty odor that is often described as smelling like coriander.

Common Bed Bug Myths

  • Myth:Pesticide applications alone will easily eliminate bed bug infestations.
  • Reality:Bed bug control can only be maintained through a comprehensive treatment strategy that incorporates a variety of techniques and vigilant monitoring. It is a good idea to consult a qualified pest management professional (PMP) if you have bed bugs in your home.
  • Myth:You can’t see a bed bug
  • Reality:You should be able to see adult bed bugs, nymphs and eggs with your naked eye.
  • Myth:Bed bugs live in dirty places
  • Reality:Bed bugs are not attracted to dirt and grime; they are attracted to warmth, blood and carbon dioxide. However, clutter offers more hiding spots.
  • Myth:Bed bugs transmit diseases.
  • Reality:There are no cases that indicate bed bugs pass diseases from one host to another. Lab tests have shown that it is unlikely that the insect is capable of infecting its host.

Bullfrog is a bed bug extermination expert!

Decades of experience and pest control are guaranteed get rid of bed bugs!

  • Certified pest control operators since 1978
  • Offers EPA recognized Green Shield Certified pest control services
  • Has completed hundreds of successful bedbug treatments for commercial, institutional and residential customers
  • Uses the most appropriate innovative and environmentally sensitive techniques to combat bed bugs
  • Stays informed on bed bug developments and treatments by attending industry seminars such as the NYC Special Expo on Bedbugs.

Bullfrog Pest Control certified technicians inspect, advise and treat

  • Inspect area both visually and with bedbug detecting canine if needed
  • Educate customers on bed bug protocols in order to prepare for treatment (vacuum infested area & dispose properly, wash and dry all clothes and bedding in temperatures above 115•F)
  • Treat infestation with a mix of techniques such as steam and industry recognized bedbug elimination products

Don’t let bed bugs interrupt your life. Trust Bullfrog Pest Control to get rid of them.
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