When it comes to some pests, the way to prevent them is rather cut and dry. You seal up all openings into your home and make sure you don’t leave food sources around. It might be slightly more difficult than that in reality, but you can be fairly confident that you’re protected by taking certain preventative measures. Unfortunately, bed bugs are not one of those pests. Preventing bed bugs is a completely different ball game, and it’s not an easy one. Is your Souderton home protected against bed bugs for? Do you even know how?
How Bed Bugs Get Into Your Souderton Home
Bed bugs don’t enter your yard after noticing that your open garbage bins will provide a steady food source for them. They do not crawl into your home through openings they find while hanging out on your outer walls. Bed bugs are trickier than that. They come into your home in ways you wouldn’t think to be on the lookout for.
It probably wouldn’t occur to you to inspect yourself, your family members, and your guests before walking into your own house, but if you want to be 100% sure to keep these parasitic pests out of your home, that’s exactly what you’ll have to do. Add all packages, boxes, and bags to your inspection list too.
Bed bugs are excellent travelers. You could potentially pick one up any time you go out in public. Once they get into your house, they’ll settle in and make themselves at home. Although bed bugs can survive in any home that provides a food source, they especially like places that offer plenty of hiding places. That means the more clutter you have, the better they’ll adapt. However, regardless of how much clutter you have, if bed bugs get into your home, you need to take care of the problem as soon as possible. A small bed bug problem can quickly become an out-of-control bed bug problem if it goes ignored or unnoticed.
How to Treat a Bed Bug Infestation
Bed bugs are nearly impossible to treat on your own. They are expert hiders and can go deep into the walls of your home where your treatment methods can’t reach them. Some have even become resistant to pesticides, making them even more difficult to eliminate.
When it comes to a bed bug infestation, you’ll want to contact a professional pest control company immediately. Moyer Pest Control can identify where bed bugs are hiding through the use of our specially trained K-9s, and we offer heat treatments that eliminate every bed bug, from egg to adult no matter how far they’ve retreated into your walls.
It may be impossible to completely protect your Souderton home from a bed bug infestation, but with the help of Moyer Pest Control, it is possible to eliminate every one of them if they do force their way in. Call to learn more about our services.