Preventing bed bugs
Practical advice to prevent bed bugs taking over
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Bed bugs are everywhere, across the planet and all up and down the East Coast from New York to Florida. In fact, Antarctica is the only continent on the planet where the parasitic pests are not present. In the United States, bed bugs are on the rise.
Bed bugs are insects of the cimcid family. They are small, brown-colored creatures that feast on blood. Warm-blooded mammals and humans are their absolute favorites.
Although the pests were almost completely eliminated from the U.S. after World War II, bed bugs have made a strong comeback in recent years. Biting their victims in the night, bed bug infestations are the source of extensive stress and psychological trauma for many Americans every year.
If you think that you have a bed bug problem, contact the bed bug control and prevention experts at Ehrlich by calling 1-888-976-4649 or filling in our online form to schedule a FREE initial bed bug inspection.
Ehrlich offers homeowners and business owners solutions designed to seek out bed bugs, find the infestation and provide the right solution to eliminate them.
From visual inspections performed by certified bed bug control experts to specially trained bed bug dogs, Ehrlich utilizes a variety of methods that will help track down bed bugs on your property.
Ehrlich has innovated methods of eliminating bed bugs that are environmentally friendly. In line with our commitment to providing greener pest control services, we are a GreenPro certified company.
We can apply heat treatments that reduce the need for chemical treatments while effectively eliminating bed bugs at all life stages.
Ehrlich Pest Control experts know how to identify where infestations occur and prevent future bed bug infestations.
It's vital to identify early whether you have bed bugs. Learn about Ehrlich's bed bug inspection process here.
Bed bugs want two things: to hide and to feed on blood. A bed bug’s anatomy is designed to do these two things. Here are some things that bed bugs do to feed and hide.
Bed bugs have piercing and sucking mouthparts, evident at all life stages. The mouth part is very long and lays beneath their body, tucked into a special opening when not in use. The bed bug untucks its mouth, finds a spot to feed, pierces the skin and looks for a blood vessel. When it finishes eating, it tucks its mouth back in and goes off to find a place to hide.
Ehrlich bed bug control experts know how to identify them at all stages and our heat treatments and other methods can eliminate them at all stages, too.
Call Ehrlich today at 1-800-837-5520 to enlist the help of bed bug control professionals.
We also offer a year-round protection plan that will keep bed bugs away. Our bed bug specialists will find the source of the infestation and help provide ways of eliminating them and then keeping them away all year long. It will provide peace of mind for you and your family.
Your first step is to schedule a FREE bed bug inspection by calling 1-800-837-5520 or contacting us online. Find out why Ehrlich is the expert in pest control, bed bugs included.
Enlist the help of our bed bug dog inspection team to identify any infestations on your property
Do you have questions about bed bugs? Get the answers you need with our essential guide to bed bugs.
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