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Bed Bugs? Don't Worry.
At Edge, we know how frightening a Bed Bug infestation or even the idea of one can be. Our Service Specialists will be on site within 24 hours and if we can't make it out in 24 hours, you are guaranteed to have us there within 48 hours. At each locally owned location, Edge has an Associate Certified Entomologist on staff to accurately identify and effectively treat these menacing pests to help you reclaim your home and your ability to sleep at night. Bed Bug Extermination is something we take very seriously.
How to Tell if You Have Bed Bugs
- Bite Marks
You may not notice bites right away or may attribute them to mosquitoes at first. They will usually appear in small groupings or a straight line in areas of the body that are exposed at night. Normally these little bites are the first sign that you have an infestation.
- Where They Hide
Bed bugs are more difficult to eliminate due to their ability to hide within fabrics, mattresses, clothing and withing walls. While they are most common in bedrooms, their ability to live for weeks to months after feeding allows them to move into adjacent rooms or apartments.
- Don't Panic...Yet
While bugs themselves are difficult to see and identify, if you do see one it may not be a bed bug. Bed bugs look almost identical to the harmless carpet beetle with tiny, flat oval bodies are about the size of an apple seed. A professional will be able to identify the subtle differences and behaviors of the two.
- Clues Left Behind
Shells or skins the bed bug has shed can be left behind and are good (but rare) indicators of infestation. A much much more common sign are red or brown smears on the bedding/fabric from blood and fecal matter from the bugs themselves.
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