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Hinsdale Bed Bug Control

For the fourth year in a row, Chicago is in the top lists of cities infested with bed bugs. With Chicago begin only a thirty minute drive, you might wonder if you are safe from bed bugs. Unfortunately, the risk of bringing bed bugs home with you is high, very high. Bed bugs are hitchhikers. Given the chance, they will hide in your luggage, laptop, backpack, briefcase or purse. They can even hitch a ride on your clothing. If you visit a place that has bed bugs, there is a chance you could bring them home with you. If you think the only place you can find bed bugs are seedy motels, think again.

Crouching Problem, hidden Bed Bug

Bed bugs can be found all over. They are not attracted to dirt, they are attracted to you. That is why you can find bed bugs in five star hotels. Still though, how often to you get a hotel in Chicago? Unfortunately, bed bugs do not limit themselves to hotels and motels. There have been infestations found in schools, hospitals, army barracks, office buildings, movie theaters, restaurants, homes, apartments, condos, and even on public transportation. Bed bugs will continue to spread, because of their love for hitchhiking. If you know the signs of an infestation, you will know if you have an infestation in your home.

Sings of an infestation

One of the first things you will notice is the bites. Bed bugs are lazy; they will bite you in lines or groupings. You will notice bite marks on areas that are not covered by your pajamas. Because if this, the most common areas for bed bug bites will be your legs, arms and head. Even if you are getting bit, just remember that there are a lot of different bugs that bite. If you want to find out if the problem comes from bed bugs, you need to look for the next sign. The next sign of a bed bug infestation is blood marks. Pull back the blankets of your bed and inspect your sheets. Look for brown to reddish spots. When bed bugs drink your blood, they defecate, and that is what you are looking at. You might also notice a smell. Many people have described large infestations of bed bugs smelling like rotten raspberries. The last sign is to find bed bugs. They like to hide on hard edges around your bed. Take a look at your edges of your mattress and box springs. Use a flashlight to inspect dark regions of your nightstands and furniture.

The Solution

If you have an infestation of bed bugs, take deep breath, and call Hinsdale Pointe Pest Control. With us on your side you don’t have to worry about an infestation. We take care of the problem so you can get back to doing the things you enjoy. Our technicians are highly trained and years of experience. When you call us, you are putting our experience to work for you. With Pointe Pest Control on your side, the bed bugs won’t stand a chance. When you want a real solution, give us a call.