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Bed bugs have become a major threat for residential and commercial property owners in South Carolina. These pests were nearly eradicated by widespread use of DDT but have been making a comeback in recent years. Entomologists speculate that the return of bed bugs may be due to increased international and domestic  travel, lack of public awareness, the ban on DDT, and a higher resistance to currently used pesticides.

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What do bed bugs look like?

Adult bed bugs are small, flat, and oval-shaped. They are brown in color but will turn reddish after a blood meal.

Quick bed bug facts

  • Are excellent hitchhikers

  • Can survive several months without a blood meal

  • Are not just a problem for hotels 

  • Hide in mattresses, bed frames, furniture, electronics, and behind wall hangings

  • Will not go away even if you throw away your infested mattressā —seek professional help

Bed bugs habits and behaviors

  • Bed bugs are nocturnal pests that come out to feed on blood.

  • During the day, bed bugs hide out on and in mattresses including around buttons and seams. They can also be found in furniture cracks and crevices, on upholstered furniture and behind wall hangings among other places.

  • Bed bug infests residential dwellings, hotels, hospitals and school dorms. In reality bed bugs tend to show up wherever people congregate.

Are bed bugs dangerous?

Bed bugs do bite but do not spread disease. Reaction to bed bug bites varies; some individuals don’t realize they’ve been bit while others notice small bites on their skin.

Does Aiken treat bed bugs?

At Aiken Pest Control, we offer comprehensive bed bug control for homes and businesses. Our services include safe and effective bed bug heat treatments as well as conventional treatment.  

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