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You can pick up bed bugs almost anywhere—offices, hotels and gyms for starters. They are great at hiding and have a reputation of hitchhiking in luggage, personal belongings or even on your clothes. Once indoors, they can be very difficult to locate without the help of an experienced pest specialist. You can reduce your chances of a costly bed bug removal by catching them early.
Bed bugs are tiny but nasty and troublemaking creatures. They are bloodsucking insects that bite and can cause distress. A small area may be self manageable, but if bed bugs spread, it might get out of control if bed bugs spread. Is this happening at your home or office? Contact the best ‘source’ to ‘company’ for bed bug control in Singapore, ORIGIN Exterminators.
How To Identify Bed Bugs?
Before treating the bed bug infestation and pest, it is necessary to identify the bed bug infestation.
- Red, itchy bites
- Actual sightings of live or dead bed bugs
- Reddish, black, and brown stains on furniture or bed frames
- Blood spots on the sheets or mattress
- Tiny black spots, also known as ‘faecal pellets.’
- Peculiar smell
Bedbugs can move very swiftly across floors, ceilings, and furniture. Here are few facts to help with their identification.
- Adult bed bugs are roughly the shape and size of apple seeds.
- Long, brown, and flat when not fed, they swell and take a reddish colour after feeding.
- They are 4-6 mm long and have six legs and two antennae.
- Young bed bugs are even smaller and whitish-yellow. If not fed recently they are too small to be seen with the naked eye.
- Bed bug eggs are pearl-white, the size of a pinhead, like tiny, pale poppy seeds.
How Good Housekeeping Can Help
Bed bugs removal must be a priority.
Washing and drying clothes at the highest possible temperatures and vacuuming regularly is essential. Where possible, sun dry the cushions, if this is an office, any sofa, office chairs that can be carried outside. You can also cover up cracks that act as hiding places and dismantle furniture for better inspection. Don’t let the situation get out of hand, you need to call a professional to deliver the most efficient bed bug control in Singapore, ORIGIN Exterminators.
ORIGIN BED BUG DETECTION DOG
Sparky is our Bed Bug Detection ‘Dog Wonder’ in Singapore, who is trained to sniff out bed bugs – especially if you’re unsure whether you have bed bugs or not. Bed bugs are excellent at hiding, squeezing themselves into tight crevices and away from the naked eye. This makes visual inspection an impossible process, but for Sparky, it is a role that he has perfected with an extremely high rate of success and accuracy. Sparky also serves as an audit tool to ensure there aren’t more live bed bugs existing on the property – which is why we are one of the very few service companies in Singapore who can give you a warranty for our bed bug control and treatment.
Sparky, the Bed Bug detection dog
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ULTRA LOW VOLME (ULV) MISTING
The ULV misting is a two-step treatment that emits fine water-based insecticide particles that penetrate cracks and crevices. After spraying, the mist is left to diffuse throughout the whole room for about 4 hours.
Treatment Step 1: Aids in attacking the majority of bed bugs in the premises
Treatment Step 2: Helps to control and kill off the population of newly-hatched bed bugs
As there are no beg bug control methods available that can target and eliminate unhatched bed bug eggs, we will administer Treatment Step 2 approximately 2 weeks after the first treatment, when the bed bug eggs that were present during the first ULV misting treatment, have hatched.