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Bed Bug Control In Framingham: Essential Steps For Elimination

a bed bug crawling on human skin

After a long day at work or running errands, few things are more satisfying than sinking into a mattress, pulling up the covers, and snuggling into your bed for a good night of sleep. If there is one place we need to feel safe, it is our beds inside our homes. That feeling of security and comfort dissipates when bed bugs arrive in our homes.

If you wake up and notice red bites on your arms, legs, back, and other areas, you need pest control services in Framingham from Big Blue Bug Solutions. We have been a mainstay in New England since the mid-1930s, and our reputation for excellence and quality continues into the twenty-first century. We have decades of experience and knowledge regarding bed bug control; when you partner with us, you use a family-owned company that knows how to end bed bug problems.

Examining Your Home: Where To Look For Bed Bugs

Bed bugs are tiny, 1/4-inch long, six-legged mahogany or reddish-brown insects; they are active at night and hide in cracks and crevices during the day. Because of their size and elusive behavior, you probably won't see them in your house unless you know where to look

If you suspect bed bugs are hiding in your home, look in these places:

  • Cracks between flooring and baseboards
  • Behind headboards and picture frames
  • Inside electrical outlets
  • Between mattress seam creases
  • Between the box spring and mattress
  • Inside gaps between upholstery and wood or metal on furniture

When you contact Big Blue Bug Solutions for bed bug control, a trained technician will inspect your home for bed bugs and their eggs. 

Bed Bug Problems: They Aren't Just Going To Go Away

When a fertilized female bed bug enjoys a blood meal, she produces one to seven eggs daily for ten days before needing another meal to deliver more eggs. If the conditions are good, 97% of those eggs will hatch within the next ten days. Because bed bugs reproduce quickly, an entire population doubles every 16 days. 

If only one fertilized female bug enters your Framingham home, you can quickly have a sizable bed bug infestation. Big Blue Bug Solutions will stop bed bugs from reproducing and eliminate current and future populations. 

Professional Bed Bug Control: Call In The Experts Right Away

Because bed bugs rapidly reproduce, and for other reasons, do-it-yourself attempts are often futile. If you want to solve the bed bug problem, the best solution is to secure bed bug control in Framingham from Big Blue Bug Solutions.

When you call Big Blue Bug Solutions forbed bug removal, we will send a trained technician to inspect your home. We will look for stains, exoskeletons, eggshells, and other bed bug signs. If we find evidence of bed bugs in your house, we will review your options and explain how our elimination process works. 

Preventing Bed Bug Infestations: Tips And Techniques

Unlike other pests, bed bugs do not enter the house from the yard; instead, they hitchhike on luggage, bags, shoes, clothing, and used furniture. Big Blue Bug Solutions will end the current infestation, but if you want to ensure you do not experience another bed bug problem, we recommend these bed bug control techniques for your home:

  • Inspect clothing, luggage, and bags after riding public transportation or staying in a hotel or motel
  • Investigate used furniture or clothing before bringing it into the house
  • Wash clothing immediately after traveling in the hottest water and highest heat the fabric will tolerate for at least 30 minutes
  • Vacuum the house regularly
  • Suction cracks between the baseboard, flooring, and walls

While these tips will work to stop a future bed bug infestation, you need the best pest control for bed bugs near you, Big Blue Bug Solutions, to end the current bed bug problem. Contact us today to schedule a service and to learn more about our residential and commercial pest control services in Framingham