Residential Bed Bugs

Residential
Bed Bugs

Bed Bug Identification & Treatment

Bed Bugs are a major pest control problem that can cause unrest in your home. Bed bugs have been known human parasites for thousands of years and have even become increasingly more resistant to pesticides. Many health problems can arise from a bedbug infestation; including skin rashes psychological effects and allergic symptoms. Infestations have been on the rise in recent years due in part to more frequent foreign travel and a greater increase of second hand home furnishing exchanges.

Bedbugs are not completely nocturnal but have the habit of being very active at night, feeding off their hosts unnoticed. Adult bedbugs can grow to 4-5 mm in length and 1.5-3 mm wide. Bedbugs are commonly mistaken for other pests such as booklice and carpet beetles. They are able to stay alive in a wide range of temperatures and atmospheric compositions. They can also live for a year without feeding. Many ways your home can become infested is through your household pets, on clothing or luggage, or even previously infested items such as furniture or clothing that is brought into the house.

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Residential Bed Bug Treatment

We offer a ride range of residential solutions at Patton Termite & Pest  to help you maintain a safe and healthy home environment. With each visit we provide identification of common pest conditions that invite infestations. We offer many residential solutions from interior service to key areas, insect and rodent monitoring/trapping, to exterior perimeter power spray and/ or baiting. With our Premium Residential Solutions we can offer many services that aren’t commonly found with most pest control companies. We also provide a targeted follow up in a timely manner to ensure the remediation of pest problems.

We at Patton use the top technology to make sure we can eradicate your bedbug infestation. We bring into your home over 75 years pest control experience so that you can be assured that we are doing everything in our power to help you to maintain a safe and happy home.

Bed Bug Identification

Bed Bugs are blood-sucking insects that are very widespread in the US. Blood meals are necessary for their growth and reproduction. That is why they become established in places where they will easily and frequently have a blood meal. If you suspect you have bed bugs, look for indicators and call Patton Termite & Pest Control immediately.

Bed bugs are small, wingless bugs that are similar in size and shape to an apple seed when fully developed. In younger stages, they can be smaller and lighter in color. Otherwise, they range from brown to a dark brownish red. Sometimes people confuse bed bugs with ticks, but ticks won’t infest your home.

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Bed Bug Eggs & Evidence

Bed Bug eggs are often found clustered together in the seams, cracks and crevices of furniture. They look similar to, although much smaller than, a grain of rice. Bed bugs often leave behind evidence of their activity through fecal spotting on furniture. Staining may also occur when the bugs are smashed. 

Patton Termite & Pest Control’s in-house entomologists develop comprehensive plans for treatment. Emergency service is available on nights and weekends. Regularly scheduled pest control in and around your property is important for keeping bed bugs at bay long term.

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Patton Termite & Pest Control provides trusted protection from pests. Whether you’re in Wichita or the surrounding area, count on Patton for professional service and trusted results. Locally owned and operated, Patton serves residential and commercial customers. The Patton team is dedicated to professional pest control. Founded by an entomologist, Patton now employs 5 Certified Associate Entomologists. Highly-trained technicians assess your needs and implement winning solutions. Build a barrier of year round protection around your home with Patton Termite & Pest Control. Regularly scheduled service saves money. 

Call now to discuss your unique needs in pest control at 316-773-3825.