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About Bed Bugs

Bed Bugs

Bed bugs are nocturnal parasites and are prolific breeders and females can lay eggs up to 5 times per day.

Bed Bug bites can become itchy and swell into reddened weals. Bed bugs prefer to hide in bedding and on mattresses where they have ready access to a source of food (A.K.A. your blood supply).

Oh, and one more thing: they are highly resistant to pesticides and chemicals. In fact there is currently no bed bug insecticide available on the market. In order to protect against bed bugs, a fully encased protector is required. Watch our video to find a solution:

Bed Bug facts

  • Prolific breeders - females lay eggs up to 5 times per day in their life time
  • Live up to a year without a meal
  • Easily transferred into the home via visitors and/or their luggage
  • Feed on blood, injecting a mild form of anaesthetic making bites hard to detect unless the victim experiences an allergic reaction
  • Bite causes mild or severe itchiness, and present as raised red bumps similar to mosquitos and lead to sores or welts sometimes requiring antibiotics
  • Highly resistant to pesticides or chemicals - No bed bug insecticide is currently available for consumer purchase

Where to look:

Mattress, base, headboard and frame.

Surrounding bedroom furniture

Piping/pleats of upholstered furniture

Behind picture frames & curtains