Bed Bugs Facts from – Accuracy Plus

Bed Bugs Facts from – Accuracy Plus

Bed Bugs Facts from – Accuracy Plus

Here are some Bed Bug facts from Accuracy Plus
1. Bed Bugs are 1/4 to 3/8 inch (4-5 mm), They are in reddish brown or brown in color!
2. “Red Coats”, “Chinches”, or “Mahogany Flats” are the other names of the Bed Bugs. The adult bed bug is flattened from top to bottom and wingless.
3.  When a bed bug infestation starts they can be only found in the tufts, seams, and folds of the mattresses but when it becomes a serious infestation they can be found in crevices in the bedsteads.
4. There are three life cycles for bed bugs – Egg, Nymph, and Adult. A female bud bug can lay 450 eggs. The eggs crack and crevice in different places at the rate of up to 5 per day. The eggs get attached on hard surfaces. All new born bed bugs are fed immediately. Before they become adults, they shed their skin 5 times.
5. Bed Bugs mainly feed themselves with human blood. Human blood is their main food. They are just  blood suckers by piercing the human skin with a long beak and sucking blood into their stomachs. Night is the perfect time for them to feed themselves.
6. To prevent bed bugs, it is very important to search all areas where bed bugs can possibly hide during day time. It is very necessary to call a pest control professional to get rid of bed bugs because bed bugs spread place to place very fast using electrical wires and pipes as FREEWAYS.
7. Bed bugs can be found in unusual ares like floor cracks, under the carpet, behind wallpaper and picture frames, in books, CDs and electrical outlets.