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Bed Bugs

Appearance

5mm long, and looking like a small, flat red-brown disc, the common bed-bug is found in human habitations world-wide.  It feeds on the blood of humans, emerging at night from cracks in furniture joints, bed frames, wallpaper and skirting boards to bite humans, its principal host, and to leave its characteristic speckled excrement.  Bed bugs leave a characteristic almond-like smell in rooms where they are active.  Bites can be painful, giving rise to hard whitish swelling.

Control Methods

Insecticidal spray, followed by complete fumigation (this is not a DIY treatment).

Contact Us

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Contact Details

  • Name Pest Control
  • Address Directorate of the Urban Environment, Lister Road Depot, Lister Road, Dudley, DY2 8JW
  • Telephone 0300 555 2345