As we move into Spring and the temperatures in Lynn start rising, bed bugs start to become more active. These pests prefer warmer temperatures — specifically between the 50s and the 90s —which means that right about now is when bed bugs will start mating and laying eggs again. If you’ve noticed any of the following, you could have the beginnings of an infestation in your home:
You may not have noticed any of these problems over the course of the winter, even if the bed bugs were in your home! That’s because typically these insects stay dormant for months at a time. Bed bugs don’t even need to eat for up to a year to stay alive! They’re incredibly resilient, and they can pose a huge issue for homeowners in Lynn and the rest of the North Shore area — nothing makes a home quite as uncomfortable as a bed bug problem.
If you’ve had this problem in the past and have had other pest control companies come to take care of it for you, you might be wondering: how does this keep happening? How are bed bugs so tough? The truth is, without the proper extermination equipment,
Did you know that, in the middle of the 1940s, bed bugs in places like Lynn, MA had been mostly eradicated? It’s true! Advancements in modern pesticides near the middle of the 21st century made infestations very rare in the developed world. So what happened?
The number of reported bed bug infestations in New York City alone rose from 500 in 2004 to 10,000 in 2009! There are a number of prevailing theories for why bed bugs started to resurge in large numbers between the 1980s and the present day:
Richie the Bug Man from Boz Pest Control can help you get rid of bed bugs once and for all! With our state-of-the-art direct injection technology and safe, efficient insecticides, we can have your home bed bug free in a matter of hours. We give you options so you can decide how you want to handle your problem, and all of our pricing is upfront. Bed bugs? Not a problem anymore! Call Richie the Bug Man at Boz Pest Control today!