Bed Bugs and Beyond Consulting – Bed Bug Myth Buster

Bed Bug Myths-

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There are a number of ideas associated with why bed bugs come about, how they feed, why they select certain areas for breeding and ultimately, how to eliminate them. Bed bugs have been a growing epidemic in the United States for several years, but more so in recent years. There are ways to keep your home safe of bed bugs, and be sure you are working with a certified elimination service provider, should an infestation come about. We want to bust some myths you may have heard, so you can stay aware and educated in case you find yourself in a situation with bed bugs.

We provide FREE consultations to all consumers dealing with Bed bug issues, or any type of infestation with the need to determine if the issue is Bed bugs.

Bed Bug Myth:

Bed bugs only live in beds.

Fact:

Bed bugs are found in many tight cushioned areas like beds, couches, chairs…even travel luggage.

Bed Bug Myth:

Bed bugs can fly from room to room.

Fact:

Bed bugs do not have wings and cannot hop or fly.

Bed Bug Myth:

Everyone is affected by Bed bug bites.

Fact:

Some people do not have reactions to bites.

Bed Bug Myth:

The only way to get rid of bed bugs is to throw out affected furniture and clothing.

Fact:

Infested clothing can be washed and furniture can be treated with an elimination service.

Bed Bug Myth:

Bed bugs only live in big cities in certain states.

Fact:

Bed bugs are in every state and can be found in any city or town, big or small.

Bed Bug Myth:

Dirty homes are the only ones with Bed bugs.

Fact:

Bed bugs can be in any kind of home. Getting rid of clutter can reduce the places in which they hide.

Bed Bug Myth:

Bed bugs are only active at night.

Fact:

Bed bugs bite any time of day or night.

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