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Bed Bug Control in Hobart

Pest Summary

  • Bed bugs feed on human blood usually at night, their bites can result in a number of health effects
  • Bed bug bites are caused primarily by two species of the insect
  • Their size ranges between 1 and 7 mm.
  • They spread by crawling between nearby locations or by being carried within personal items
  • Infestation is rarely due to lack of hygiene but is more common in high density areas
  • Bed bugs spend much of their time in dark, hidden locations like mattress seams or cracks in the wall.
  • Eliminating bed bugs from the home is often difficult, partly because bed bugs can survive up to a year without feeding.
  • Repeated treatments of a home may be required.

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