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There’s No Hiding Place!

Bed bugs have lately reared their insatiable minute heads in all forms of public transport, cinemas, theatres, aeroplanes, apartments, clothing stores and hotel rooms. There seems there’s no getting away from these voracious blood sucking parasites They were mostly eliminated in the developed world by the early 40′, but since the mid 70’s the situation worsened in the mid-nineties. They are now enjoying a unwanted revival. Reasons for which are …Read More

Bed Bugs, are becoming an increasing problem, why?

Bed bugs are small rust coloured parasites that thrive by drinking our blood and that of other warm blooded mammals. They derive their name from their favourite living places: mattresses, but they also like pillows, sofas and other soft furnishings. Bed bugs being mostly nocturnal and seem to feed more at night. While their bites can itch, bed bugs are more of a nuisance than a health hazard. Although their …Read More

Bed Bugs, are they vampire of the insect world?

Bed Bugs they’re everywhere. And whenever we have them in our house, it is essential to know what they are and be able to recognise them if we suspect that we may have brought them home. Additionally and importantly, how we are able eradicate them. Data that you might come across describes what a bedbug is. A description of the parasite could help us to recognise them it from a …Read More

How serious is Bed Bugs Bite?

Bed bug bites are quite unpleasant and itchy and may provoke infection when scratched. The bed bugs are fastidious eaters. They choose any part of the human body with good blood flow. Bed bugs actually becoming a problem when they become hungry and desperate for blood. As a fact, a bed bug can eat and absorb approximately seven times its own body weight in human blood. The warmth of a …Read More

Bed Bugs

Bed Bugs Described So what is a bedbug? Everybody has heard about it. They are basically tiny insects that feed at night and feed from our blood there are many varieties that include some that feed off other animals. But we are writing about the Cimex lectularius and these, most definitely prefer human blood. They are rust coloured approx 5mm long oval shaped similar to an apple pip. Before they …Read More

What are bed bugs

So what are bed bugs, anyway? Everyone has heard of them. They’re essentially little bugs that are nocturnal and feed off human blood. There are actually a lot of different kinds, including some that feed off certain types of animals like chickens, but the ones most people are worried about live mainly off humans. They usually live inside of mattresses, where they have convenient access to a food source – …Read More