GuardTech is your “go-to” company for all your bed bug issues. Our staff has the knowledge and experience to treat for bed bugs, help in monitoring for future infestations and train you or your staff to look for signs of bed bug activity. If you have a present problem or you want to prevent a future problem, we can set you up on a program that will fit your needs.
Bed bugs feed on humans (blood), usually at night when we are asleep. They feed by piercing our skin with their elongated mouthpart.
A single feeding just takes a few minutes, but because feeding usually occurs at night when people are asleep, they usually are not aware they have been bitten. However, some people may have a reaction to the bite and can later have swelling, itching or irritation to the skin, although a lot of times people have no reaction at all or show no symptoms.
Inspection for Bed Bugs
Identifying bed bugs or distinguishing bed bug bites from the bites of other pests such as mosquitoes, fleas, and spiders is difficult. Having an inspection performed by an experienced professional is very important in eliminating them from your home. Often people are bitten when traveling or bring them home from a stay at a hotel, making diagnosis even more difficult.
Bed Bug Treatment Programs
GuardTech offers our preferred “Heat” treatments, where we set up heaters and fans in your home or business and circulate dry heat for several hours at a pre-set temperature that will kill all bed bug life stages. With the heat treatment, nothing has to be done prior to treating except vacating the premises until the heat treatment is completed. This usually will take no more than 24 hours.
Chemical treatments can also be performed if a heat treatment is not possible due to electrical limitations.