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Defence Against Bed Bug in Singapore

Defence Against Bed Bug

Defence Against Bed Bug Singapore

Based on compiled data, bed bug Singapore infestation is still increasing and spreading. Bedbugs spread and become resistant to insecticides, leading to infestations. We urge everyone to take precautionary action against bedbugs infestations. For infected areas, people should eliminate bed bugs with control measure as soon as possible.

Nymphs goes through five stages called instars, growing larger with each cycle. This stage last for several weeks depending on temperatures. They need blood meals during development stages, lasting 3 to 10 minutes each. The nymphs can survive for a few months without one.

The bed bug nymphs and adults bed bugs have tube like mouthpart, called a “stylet”. They are close under the head and thorax, and swing downwards before feeding. Bed bugs have incredibly flat body with long, slender legs and an antennae. Male and female adults feed for roughly 10 to 15 minutes and normally they feed every 3 to 4 days.

They can still stay alive over a year without feeding. The females require blood meals to lay eggs and start their life cycle. Each bed bugs can lay about 5 eggs a day and approximately 500 eggs in their entire lifetime. Only 6 to 9 days, is how long does it take for bedbug eggs to hatch.

BedBugs

They are a species of insect that feed on blood meals. They are refer to a specific genus of cimex which known as the cimex lectularius. This bug likes to eat human blood more than animal blood, unlike others in its group. Knowing what bedbug bites look like is one of the key steps to identifying the pest.

It can be easy to find bed bug eggs as these pest normally nestle in the seams of mattresses or upholstered furniture. The female bed bugs lay their eggs 1 to 7 eggs a day for approximately 10 days after a blood meal. That how quickly bedbugs reproduce. Pest control company have seen a significant rise of bed bug infestation cases during school holidays as well.

Bed bugs reproduce nearby their food source, your sleeping areas and are normally active at night. The only explanation host barely notice when are they feed. Pest control experts will find the bed bug source and create a treatment plan for your property. This will effectively get rid of bed bugs in Singapore.

Size of BedBug Eggs:

  • Tiny
  • Shape : Pinhead with 2 marked eyes spot
  • Colour : Pearl to white

1st Instar Nymph Bed Bug Size :

  • 1/36″ (visible to the naked eye but often mistaken for ticks, fleas, cockroaches)
  • Shape : Long with a flat & oval shaped body
  • Colour : White to yellow

Adult Bed Bug Size :

  • 3/16″ – 1/4 inch long (about the size of an apple seed)
  • Shape : Long with a flat & oval shaped body
  • Colour : Brown to reddish-brown
  • Legs : 6
  • Wings : No
  • Antenna : Yes
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Diet :

Bed bugs bite and feed on warm blooded animals other than humans, such as bats and pets for blood meal. And often mistaken for a flea bite.

Habitat :

The nymphs and adults bed bugs can hide in many places like mattress seams and box springs. Cracks in bed frames, bedside tables, and door and window frames. False ceilings, behind picture frames, and electrical outlets. Loose wallpaper and in hotel rooms near host sleeping areas.

Impact :

Bed bugs hides well during the day time and avoid places with human movement and lights during the night time. They locate their hosts by carbon dioxide, warmth in blankets, and moisture from sweats. Bed bugs normally feeds on areas that are expose of humans like the face, arms, neck, legs and hands.

Humans are not awake when they feed on blood meal, they inject anaesthetic through their saliva. The cluster of bites usually contain approximately 3 to 5 bites in a zigzag pattern. That can potentially cause allergic reaction.

Prevention :

  • Regularly wash and sundry your bedsheets, blankets, pillows and any clothes that come in contact with the floor.
  • Reduce their potential hiding places by cleaning , wiping and decluttering.
  • Upon returning from a trip use a hand heat treatment steamer to clean your luggage bag. This will help kill bed bugs and their eggs. Plastic bags are items they can potential hitch ride to migrate.
  • Seal wall openings or gaps, they tend to hide in dark areas like cracks and crevices in walls.
  • Be extra careful with second hand furniture as it may harbour bed bugs.
  • Thoroughly check the office chairs, plane seats, and hotel mattresses.
  • Steam dry and vacuum the home beds and mattress once a month.

Solution :

Advisable for property owners to do frequent inspection throughout the premises for signs of bed bugs. Our bedbug control services specialist will assist to inspect the premises and valuate the level of infestation. A suitable plan will be discuss to rid of the pest problems permanently.

DID YOU KNOW?

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Fazly Ahmad
Fazly Ahmad
Hello, and welcome to our pest control company blog! I'm fazly, and I'm thrilled to be sharing my expertise with you. With years of experience in the industry, I've seen it all when it comes to pests and how to get rid of them.
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