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Plymouth Cockroach Control
Long tenured residents here in Plymouth are familiar with the name Luther Lincoln. Those who recently moved here probably could not care less about what that name means. The founding of civilizations can be traced back to a starting point: the founder. It is often difficult to fathom how one lone traveler can spark something so marvelous as our beloved city of Plymouth. It can be even more difficult to fathom that the local populations of bed bugs follow the same pattern. Plymouth bed bug control is dependent on understanding those roots.
2 to Tango; 1 to Settle
Some insects can reproduce through parthenogenesis, but not bed bugs. They mate through traumatic inception. This means that once a male successfully plants the roots of baby bed bugs, the female needs to escape the population for her survival. She may look for someplace to hide. She may look for someplace to lay some eggs. These locations may be:
- Electronics innards
- zippers of clothes or luggage
- book spines
- shoe tread
- anything that an apple seed could fit into
If that hiding spot ends up changing locations, the impregnated bed bug mother has successfully hitchhiked to a new location and is well set to establish a new population. Ideally, Plymouth bed bug control will catch this in the inspection, but oftentimes people forget to check.
When and Where to Check
Bed bugs have a way of gripping the mind but they do not merit avoidance of normal behaviors or mentally obsessing about possibly getting them. They are visible to the naked eye and are about the size and color of an apple seed as adults. If you travel for work or are visiting a place where a lot of people bring things in and out, it is worth doing an inspection. When in doubt, it is best to put items that may possibly contain bed bugs into a dryer on high heat as a cautionary element of Plymouth bed bug control. After a trip to a less than stellar hotel in a foreign capital city, I personally followed this exact protocol.
Other Biting Clues
Just as my wife and I react differently to mosquito bites (I get giant welts and she can’t seem to find the spot she supposedly got bit), people react differently to bed bug bites. We have done many inspections for individuals who had one spouse getting bites every night and the other reporting 0 bites. It may seem that the one partner is simply tastier than the other, but it turns out that in most of these cases, both are getting bit and only one is reacting. In addition to bites, determining if Plymouth bed bug control measures need to be taken should take into account:
- Presence of adult, nymph, or bed bug eggs
- Fecal droppings (these are similar to flakes of pepper in appearance)
- Blood smears on sheets, mattress, constructions seams, etc.
- Shed exoskeletons of nymphs or adult bed bugs
Remember to look high and low when performing inspections. Many signs have been missed by not looking up at the seam between wall and ceiling.
It Is Never Too Early
Many of our customers reach out to us when they are even wondering about bed bug presence. It is much better to tackle an issue early than to let it develop and grow. If bed bugs are determined to be present, the bed bug pros at Rove Pest Control have the tools ranging from heat to a bed bug attacking fungus to get the quick and complete results you need to settle in for a good night sleep.