Bed bugs are an unpleasant problem, causing rashes, psychological issues, and allergies. Unfortunately, they are also on the rise. Just in New York City, cases of bed bugs rose from 500 to 10,000 in five years. Female bed bugs lay hundreds of dust sized eggs over their lifespans, allowing them to multiply and spread quickly while being difficult to eliminate. If you are uncertain whether you have bed bugs in your home, they can be detected by the very unusual smell of rotting raspberries.
There may not be a quick chemical form of bed bug extermination, but there are effective means of bed bug removal. Bed bug treatment using heat can eliminate the problem without exposing you, your family, or the environment to harmful chemicals. Bed bugs have become increasingly resistant to existing bed bug killers, but heat is something that they cannot develop a resistance to. Because they are small and numerous, bed bugs can be very difficult to get rid of without bed bug extermination. On the upside, there are effective bed bug extermination treatments and service providers available to rid your home of the pests.