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Bed Bugs Explained
Posted By: Daniel Mackie
Category: Bed Bug

What did bed bugs ever do to the inhabitants of Richmond Hill and the rest of the world to earn such an unsettling moniker? These bothersome creatures are exactly what it says on the tin; they lurk deep within the linens and fibers of your furniture, breeding uncontrollably until the infestation becomes incredibly difficult to stop. But is this even a big deal? Every house has its fair share of insects, so why should we care so much about bed bugs in particular? The thing to remember about bed bugs is that they aren’t like ants and roaches, scavenging on the scraps of food they find about the house. Rather, bed bugs depend on you for sustenance. To be more specific, they feed on your blood as mosquitoes and ticks do.

 

The primary food source for the average bed bug is warm mammalian blood. These parasites don’t just target humans; they might want a taste of your cats and dogs, as well. But are they harmful? In general, no. Bed bugs will drink small amounts of your blood and generally won’t inflict any lasting damage. However, this isn’t always the case, because some people have allergies that make bites from bed bugs extremely irritating. And, in any case, you don’t want to subject yourself or guests in your Richmond Hill home to the displeasure of having to deal with bed bug bites.

 

Therefore, if you do have bed bugs, it’s best to hire a bed bug exterminator in Richmond Hill in order to drive them from your house. Contrary to popular belief, these bugs can be eliminated in many ways, and the cost of doing so isn’t very great at all.

 

Bed Bugs Richmond Hill – GreenLeaf Pest Control specializes in environmentally friendly pest control, including bed bugs in Richmond Hill, by focusing on changing and educating the way people perceive pest control today. Our mission is to provide an effective, proactive program that is preventive in approach and uses Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and our very own Environmental Pest Management (EPM) solutions. To learn more about GreenLeaf, call 416.998.9473, email info@greenleafpestcontrol.com, or visit us on the web @ http://www.greenleafpestcontrol.com

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