Bed Bug Control In Honolulu: Essential Steps For Elimination

bed bug on a couch pillow

Bed bugs are among the most difficult pests to eliminate after they invade your home. Because bed bug removal is so challenging, relying on the pros at Able Pest Management is a smart idea. No one wants to go to bed at night knowing that they have bed bugs in the home that could be coming out at night and biting them. If you know you have these pests, or if you just have a suspicion, reach out to our bed bug control experts in Honolulu for help.

Examining Your Home: Where To Look For Bed Bugs

Can you see bed bugs? Perhaps, but it’s far more likely that you would see signs of these pests, such as blood stains on bed sheets before you see an actual bed bug. Once you believe you have these pests in your home, you can then look in their common hiding places to see if you can spot them. Some of the areas where you should be on the lookout for bed bugs include:

  • Seams of mattresses
  • Seams of box springs
  • Underneath mattresses and box springs
  • In cracks in walls or floors
  • Behind light switch covers and outlet covers
  • In grooves or cracks in furniture

Although bed bugs may initially appear in only one room, likely a bedroom, they can migrate to other rooms of the home as the infestation grows.

Bed Bug Infestations: The Problems These Pests Cause

Some of the early signs of bed bugs are also signs that they are causing problems for your health. Because these pests bite your skin and consume your blood while you sleep, you may notice itchy welts and red spots on your skin, as well as small dried blood spots on sheets and pillowcases. Fortunately, bed bugs don’t carry any known diseases. But it can be quite stressful if you know you have bed bugs, leading to sleepless nights. 

Professional Bed Bug Control: Call In The Experts Right Away

Don’t let bed bugs leave you worried about turning out the lights at night. Instead, reach out to Able Pest Management to take advantage of our bed bug removal techniques. By reaching out to our experts as soon as you suspect a problem, even if you are not entirely sure you are seeing bed bugs, we can do a thorough inspection to determine what is happening. It’s far easier to try to eliminate these pests when they are only in one room and when their numbers are smaller. Waiting to reach out to us because you want to try some DIY techniques first is far more likely to allow the problem to worsen than to actually fix it.

When you need effective bed bug control near you, our team is ready to serve you by setting up a plan that takes care of the problem.

Long-Term Bed Bug Prevention: Tips To Prevent Reinfestation

If you reach out to Able Pest Management for help with your bed bugs in Honolulu, we will control them for you. However, our initial control measures are only the beginning. You need to take steps to keep them from coming back. Some of the advice we suggest includes the following:

  • Do not bring luggage indoors after traveling until you inspect it for these pests.
  • If you buy used furniture, inspect it for any bed bugs before bringing it indoors.
  • If you live in a multi-family building, ask your neighbors to alert you if they ever see bed bugs.
  • Do not unpack your luggage in a hotel room until you’ve looked around the room for signs of these pests.
  • Keep your coats and luggage off the floor of the hotel room.

For more help with controlling bed bugs, reach out to Able Pest Management today. 

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