If you think you may have a bed bug infestation in your home, been bit by bed bugs or are concerned with the possibility of bringing home bed bugs while travelling, you may have a few questions. Here are some of the most commonly asked questions when it comes to bed bugs answered by the bed bug removal specialists at ASAP Pest Control.

What are bed bugs?

Bed bugs are small insects that live off the blood of people and animals. They have flat, oval-shaped bodies that are usually brown, although they take on a reddish colour after they’ve fed. They don’t fly, but they can move quickly and are difficult to detect. In many cases, people don’t know they have a bed bug infestation unless they can identify the series of bites the insects leave behind. This makes bed bug removal incredibly difficult. Although they are a nuisance, bed bugs aren’t known for transmitting diseases.

How do you get bed bugs?

Bed bugs can enter your home through contaminated clothing, luggage, or used furniture. They are commonly picked up while travelling, when staying in hotel beds and rooms that may be infested. Many people end up with infestations when they bring old furniture or bedding into their