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|Bed Bug Treatment Company In Lagos Nigeria by eloquentclient: 4:00am On Oct 17, 2017|
CLEANEAT INTEGRATED SERVICES is one of the leading Bed Bugs control companies in Lagos, Nigeria. Bed Bugs are extremely difficult to eliminate and multiply faster than you may think and we have adopted and execute the latest in effective bed bug detection and extermination. For those clients that are in need of our assistance, we can help you get your home or apartment ready. Depending on the fumigation treatment process the preparation may vary.
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Our bed bug control services is the most effective in Nigeria. We have specifically designed application tools for treatments of crack and crevices and areas where bed bugs hide. This treatment type is the most economical with 100% proven results.
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If you have evidence of bed bugs infestation or want to help prevent your home against bed bugs, call CLEANEAT today on 08188400001 for a free inspection. Our pest control field officers are trained to pinpoint bed bug infestation signs. On our first visit, we examine your entire home including beddings, furniture, carpets, cars and linens. Call us today and schedule for a free inspection.
Bed Bug Identification
Beds adults range 4-5 mm long, Nymphs from 1mm long. Oval body shape and flattened from back to underside. Nymphs can survive several weeks without blood meal. Adults can survive up to one year without feeding. Can be found anywhere where people take long periods of time. Bed bugs control include use of liquid sprays such as bed rums and gas fumigation. One treatment may achieve fully treatment if better method of treatment is carried. We offer a free survey and re-treatment if failure in the first control. Being in touch with Cleaneat Nigeria gives you piece in mind from bed bugs. Mostly they feed on blood causing skin rushes and person cant have smooth nights.
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|Re: Bed Bug Treatment Company In Lagos Nigeria by eloquentclient: 4:02am On Oct 17, 2017|
Biology & Behavior
• Bed bugs are primarily nocturnal insects that feed on blood
• Females can lay 1-5 eggs per day
• Eggs hatch approximately 7-10 days after being deposited by the female
• Development from egg hatch to adult takes approximately 1 ½ -2 months depending upon environmental conditions and food availability
• Individual bed bugs do not need a blood meal everyday and can go several days or more between each blood meal.
• Bed bugs are inactive between blood meals, they hiding in secretive resting places
• Bed bugs will disperse throughout a dwelling not just your bedroom
• Bed bugs are resilient and can survive for several months or more without a blood meal
Bed bugs belong to the Cimicidae family of insects . All members of this family feed exclusively on blood. Closely related species in this family feed on birds, bats and other animals. However, the species most adapted to living with humans is the common bed bug (Cimex lectularius)
The Bed Bugs go through five developmental stages before reaching maturity. A blood meal is required between each stage. As the bed bugs develop they become larger and darker until reaching adulthood. Under favorable conditions, bed bugs can complete development in one and half – two months. Cool temperatures or limited access to a blood meal may prolong the developmental period. On Average Adults will live for just under a year. The adult females will deposit about 5 eggs per day depositing them in a wide variety of locations. An adult female can lay up to 500 eggs during her lifetime.
|Re: Bed Bug Treatment Company In Lagos Nigeria by eloquentclient: 4:04am On Oct 17, 2017|
How to identify a bed bug infestation
Since bed bugs can be difficult to spot, not having seen one does not always mean that your premises is free of bed bugs. There are some clear signs of a bed bug problem which indicate an infestation. These are:
• Live bed bugs - Bed bugs come out at night and are attracted to the warmth of our bodies and carbon dioxide in our breath. They are flat and oval in shape and around 5mm in length.
• Hide-out areas - Bed bugs are usually found in bedrooms and hide in cracks and crevices during the day. The most commons shelter for bed bugs are in the seams of mattresses, in crevices in the bed frame, behind furniture surrounding the bed (especially the headboard) or where the wall meets the floor.
• Sweet scent - An established bed bug infestation is associated with a sweet and sickly smell.
• Blood spots and dark spots - When you have a bed bug infestation, you will be able to notice cast nymphal skins, faecal pellets, and blood spots on your sheets or mattress.
If you have noticed any of these signs of a bed bug problem, an inspection by CLEANEAT will help to confirm a problem and enable our technicians to offer the best solution using industry leading bed bug treatments.
|Re: Bed Bug Treatment Company In Lagos Nigeria by eloquentclient: 4:05am On Oct 17, 2017|
Bed Bug bites
Bed bug bites are unlikely to wake the host (victim) as bed bugs inject an anaesthetic whilst drawing blood from the host (victim). Bites can occur anywhere on the body, and in most cases are found on the neck, legs, arms and hands.
A single bed bug may bite more than once around the same area. However, bites in different parts of the body indicate being bitten by several bed bugs. Bed bug bites are generally small, flat, or raised bumps on the skin. Redness, swelling, and itching commonly occur on these spots. Early in a bed bug infestation, the victim may not yet be sensitised to the bed bug bites and they may not feel itchy.
Are you concerned about bed bug bites?
Be sure to look for signs of bed bugs as soon as you arrive in a hotel. However, if you do happen to get bitten by a bed bug or two and the bites are causing you pain, seek medical treatment as soon as possible.
|Re: Bed Bug Treatment Company In Lagos Nigeria by eloquentclient: 5:13am On Oct 17, 2017|
TOP TEN TIPS TO PREVENT OR CONTROL BED BUGS
1. Make sure you really have bed bugs, not fleas, ticks or other insects.
You can compare your insect to the pictures on our [i]Identifying bed bugs [/i]Web page or call us for free inspection/identification
2. Don't panic!
It can be difficult to eliminate bed bugs, but it’s not impossible. Don’t throw out all of your things because most of them can be treated and saved. Throwing stuff out is expensive, may spread the bed bugs to other people's homes and could cause more stress.
3. Think through your treatment options -- Don't immediately reach for the spray can.
Be comprehensive in your approach. Try other things first. Integrated pest management (IPM) techniques may reduce the number of bed bugs and limit your contact with pesticides. If pesticides are needed, always follow label directions or hire a professional.
4. Reduce the number of hiding places -- Clean up the clutter.
A cluttered home provides more places for bed bugs to hide and makes locating and treating them harder. If bed bugs are in your mattress, using special bed bug covers (encasements) on your mattress and box springs makes it harder for bed bugs to get to you while you sleep. Leave the encasements on for a year. Be sure to buy a product that has been tested for bed bugs and is strong enough to last for the full year without tearing.
5. Regularly wash and heat-dry your bed sheets, blankets, bedspreads and any clothing that touches the floor.
This reduces the number of bed bugs. Bed bugs and their eggs can hide in laundry containers/hampers Remember to clean them when you do the laundry.
6. Do-it-yourself freezing may not be a reliable method for bed bug control.
While freezing can kill bed bugs, temperatures must remain very low for a long time. Home freezers may not be cold enough to kill bed bugs; always use a thermometer to accurately check the temperature.
7. Kill bed bugs with heat, but be very careful.
Black plastic bags in the sun might work to kill bed bugs in luggage or small items, if the contents become hot enough. Bed bugs die when their body temperatures reaches 45°C (113°F). To kill bed bugs with heat, the room or container must be even hotter to ensure sustained heat reaches the bugs no matter where they are hiding
8. Don't pass your bed bugs on to others.
Bed bugs are good hitchhikers. If you throw out a mattress or furniture that has bed bugs in it, you should slash or in some way destroy it so that no one else takes it and gets bed bugs.
9. Reduce the number of bed bugs to reduce bites.
Thorough vacuuming can get rid of some of your bed bugs. Carefully vacuum rugs, floors, upholstered furniture, bed frames, under beds, around bed legs, and all cracks and crevices around the room. Change the bag after each use so the bed bugs can’t escape. Place the used bag in a tightly sealed plastic bag and in an outside garbage bin.
10. Turn to the professionals, if needed.
Hiring an experienced, responsible pest control professional can increase your chance of success in bed bug control. If you hire an expert, be sure it’s a company with a good reputation.
|Re: Bed Bug Treatment Company In Lagos Nigeria by eloquentclient: 6:06am On Oct 17, 2017|
Answers TO FAQ ABOUT BEDBUGS
Bed Bugs FAQs
Take the Bed Bugs Quiz First! Before reading this FAQ, challenge yourself and
Test your Knowledge!
· What are bed bugs?
· How big are adult bed bugs?
· What color are adult bed bugs?
· What color are bed bug nymphs?
· Bed bugs can fly. True or False?
· Which factors may have led to a recent increase in bed bug infestations?
· Bed bugs need a blood meal at least once a week. True or False?
· Where are bed bugs commonly found?
· What are symptoms and signs of bed bug bites?
· What is the treatment for bed bug bites?
· How can people detect a bed bug infestation?
· How can people get rid of bed bugs in their home?
· What is the best way for people to prevent bed bug bites in hotels?
· Bed bugs may infest many units in an apartment building. True or False?
· To the naked eye, bed bugs and ticks appear the same. True or False?
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Q:What are bed bugs?
A:Bed bugs are small winged insects that belong to the family Cimicidae. The insect family Cimicidae includes three species that bite people.
Q:How big are adult bed bugs?
A:Adult bed bugs can grow as large as 5-7 mm in length. Nymphs (juveniles) are as small as1.5mm.
Q:What color are adult bed bugs?
A:Adult bed bugs are reddish brown in color. They appear more reddish after feeding on a blood meal.
Q:What color are bed bug nymphs?
A:Bed bug nymphs are clear. After feeding, Nymphs appear bright red
Q:Bed bugs can fly. True or False?
A:False. The wings of bed bugs are vestigial, so they cannot fly.
Q:Which factors may have led to a recent increase in bed bug infestations?
A:Restrictions on the use of stronger pesticides and increases in immigration and travel from the developing world may have led to a recent increase in bed bug infestations. Bed bugs were common in the U.S. before World War II and became rare after widespread use of the pesticide DDT began in the 1940s and 1950s. They remained prevalent in other areas of the world and, in recent years, have been increasingly observed again in the U.S.
Q:Bed bugs need a blood meal at least once a week. True or False?
A:False. Bed bugs can live for months without feeding.
Q:Where are bed bugs commonly found?
A:Bed bugs are commonly found in mattresses, box springs, and furniture crevices. Bed bugs tend to be most common in areas where people sleep and generally concentrate in beds, including mattresses, box springs, and bed frames. Other sites where bed bugs often reside include curtains, the corners inside dressers and other furniture, cracks in wallpaper (particularly near the bed), and inside the spaces of wicker furniture.
Q:What are symptoms and signs of bed bug bites?
A:Symptoms and signs of bed bug bites are raised bumps on the skin. The bed bug bite itself is painless and is not noticed. Small, flat, or raised bumps on the skin are the most common sign; redness, swelling, and itching commonly occur.
Q:What is the treatment for bed bug bites?
A:Typically, no treatment is required for bed bug bites. If itching is severe, steroid creams or oral antihistamines may be used for symptom relief. Secondary bacterial infections that develop over heavily scratched areas may require the use of antibiotics.
Q:How can people detect a bed bug infestation?
A:A bed bug infestation is usually detected by viewing fecal stains of bed bugs on the bed sheets and egg cases in crevices on or near the bed. You can look to see if you can identify the bed bugs' fecal stains, egg cases, and exuviae (shed skins) in crevices and cracks on or near beds. You should also look at other areas such as under wallpaper, behind picture frames, in couches and other furniture, in bed springs and under mattresses, and even in articles of clothing.
Q:How can people get rid of bed bugs in their home?
A:Bed bug infestations can be abated by scrubbing infested surfaces with a stiff brush to remove eggs. The pest-control expert may recommend certain forms of deep-cleaning such as dismantling and cleaning bed frames and furniture, filling cracks in floors, walls, and moldings, encasing mattresses within special bags, or using a powerful vacuum on cracks and crevices.
Q:What is the best way for people to prevent bed bug bites in hotels?
A:The best way for people to prevent bed bug bites in hotels is to search beds and mattresses for signs of a bed bug infestation. Those concerned about the potential for bed bugs bites in hotels should conduct a thorough examination of hotel beds.
Q:Bed bugs may infest many units in an apartment building. True or False?
A:Bed bugs live in any articles of furniture, clothing, or bedding, so they or their eggs may be present in used furniture or clothing. They spread by crawling and may contaminate multiple rooms in a home or even multiple dwellings in apartment buildings. They may also be present in boxes, suitcases, or other goods that are moved from residence to residence or from a hotel to home.
Q:To the naked eye, bed bugs and ticks appear the same. True or False?
A:Bed bugs. Bed bugs are small, oval, wingless insects of the family Cimicidae, which have a flat,reddish-brown body and feed on human and animal blood.
|Re: Bed Bug Treatment Company In Lagos Nigeria by EloquentMedia: 11:45pm On Feb 22, 2019|
What NOT to Do When you Have Bed Bugs
Do not Panic. You can control bed bugs with careful inspection and by using proper control methods.
Do not try to kill bed bugs by using agricultural or garden pesticides. Using outdoor pesticides to control bed bugs can make you or your family very sick.
Do not use products that appear to be “homemade” or “custom formulated.” Homemade products could be dangerous and they might make the problem worse.
Do not use products that have labels in a non-English language
Do not apply pesticides directly to your body. This could make you very sick.
Do not use rubbing alcohol, kerosene or gasoline. These chemicals may cause fires
Do not throw away your furniture. Beds and other furniture can be treated for bed bugs. Throwing away your furniture can spread the bugs and you have to buy new furniture.
Do not store things under the bed. Storing stuff under the bed gives bed bugs many new places to hide. This makes it more difficult to get rid of bed bugs.
Do not move things from room to room. Moving your things from the room with bed bugs to another room in your house may spread the bed bugs.
Do not wrap items in black plastic and place in the sun. It will not get hot enough to kill all the bugs.
|Re: Bed Bug Treatment Company In Lagos Nigeria by EloquentMedia: 11:49pm On Feb 22, 2019|
Have I Found a Bed Bug?
Adult bed bug compared to appleseed for size and shapeBed bugs can be difficult to identify as they are similar to many other small insects. Also, their appearance will change depending on their age and if they have recently eaten.
Adult bed bugs are reddish brown in color and approximately 1/4 inch to 3/8 inch long; they are nearly as wide as they are long. They are about the size of an apple seed. Juvenile bed bugs can be very small and very hard to see.
Bed bugs do not have wings, and cannot fly. Bed Bugs can move very quickly on both horizontal and vertical surfaces
If a bed bug has not recently eaten it is flat and oval shaped. Once a bed bug has bitten someone it swells in size, becoming longer and redder in color; frequently compared to the shape of a cigar.
If you have a bed bug infestation you may also notice cast skins. The cast skin of a bed bug is an empty shell that is left behind when a bed bug grows. This skin will be in the shape of a bed bug but it will be transparent.
Bed bugs are active mainly at night, so it is unlikely that you will see one during the day. They can become accustomed to feeding during the day if they become aware that people are resting or sleeping during the day. Bed bugs may be seen during the day if there is a big infestation, or if the insect you have found is actually a bat bug. Bat Bugs are very similar to bed bugs and are often found in places with bats or birds. Bugs should be sent to a professional for identification.
|Re: Bed Bug Treatment Company In Lagos Nigeria by EloquentMedia: 11:52pm On Feb 22, 2019|
Top 10 Myths about Bedbugs
Once a pest of the past, bedbugs now infest every state in the U.S.. Cimex lectularius—small, flattened insects that feed solely on mammalian and avian blood—have been living with humans since ancient times. Abundant in the U.S. prior to World War II, bedbugs all but vanished during the 1940s and '50s thanks to improvements in hygiene and the use of pesticides. In the past 10 years, however, the pests have staged a comeback worldwide—an outbreak after the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney was a harbinger of things to come. This revival may be the worst yet, experts say, due to densely populated urban areas, global travel and increasing pesticide resistance—something to consider as the summer travel season gets underway.
"By every metric that we use, it's getting worse and worse," says Coby Schal, an entomologist at North Carolina State University in Raleigh. Health authorities and pest control operators are regularly flooded with calls, and the epidemic may not have yet peaked. And because bedbugs are indoor pests, there are no high or low seasons throughout the year, he adds, only continual bombardment. "It's just the beginning of the problem in the U.S.," Schal says.
Spreading rapidly with the bedbugs is a mass of misinformation about their biology and behavior. Straight from the experts, here are the facts behind some of the most notorious myths about the diminutive bloodsuckers.
Myth 1: Bedbugs can fly
Bedbugs lack wings, and therefore cannot fly. That is unless you put a blow dryer behind them, says Stephen Kells, a bedbug researcher at the University of Minnesota. Then they'll fly about 1.2 meters. On their own, bedbugs crawl about a meter a minute, he says.
Myth 2: Bedbugs reproduce quickly
Compared with other insects, bedbugs are slow to reproduce: Each adult female produces about one egg per day; a common housefly lays 500 eggs over three to four days. Each bedbug egg takes 10 days to hatch and another five to six weeks for the offspring to develop into an adult.
Myth 3: Bedbugs can typically live a year without a meal
Scientists debate this point, but evidence suggests that at normal room temperature, about 23 degrees Celsius, bedbugs can only survive two to three months without a blood meal. But because they are cold-blooded, their metabolism will slow down in chillier climates, and the insects may live up to a year without feeding.
Myth 4: Bedbugs bite only at night
Although bedbugs are generally nocturnal, they're like humans—if they're hungry, they'll get up and get something to eat. "If you go away to visit a friend for a week and you come back and sit down on the couch, even though it's daytime the bedbugs will come looking for you," Schal says. Keeping a light on, then, unfortunately does not keep these tiny vampires away.
Myth 5: Bedbugs live exclusively in mattresses
"'Bedbug' is such a misnomer," Kells says. "They should also be called pet bugs and suitcase bugs and train bugs and movie theater bugs." Bedbugs spread away from beds into living areas and can be seen on any surface, he says, including chairs, railings and ceilings.
Myth 6: Bedbugs prefer unsanitary, urban conditions
"Bedbugs are terribly nondiscriminatory," Schal says. Bedbugs can be found anywhere from ritzy high-rises to homeless shelters. The prevalence of the bugs in low-income housing is therefore not a result of the insect's preference, but of dense populations and the lack of money to pay for proper elimination strategies. "Any location is vulnerable," Kells says. "But some people are going to have a harder time getting control of them because it is such an expensive treatment."
Myth 7: Bedbugs travel on our bodies
Bedbugs do not like heat, Kells says. They therefore do not stick in hair or on skin, like lice or ticks, and prefer not to remain in our clothes close to our bodily heat. Bedbugs are more likely to travel on backpacks, luggage, shoes and other items farther removed from our bodies.
Myth 8: Bedbugs transmit disease
Bedbug bites can lead to anxiety, sleeplessness and even secondary infections, but there have been no reported cases of bedbugs transmitting disease to humans. They do, however, harbor human pathogens: At least 27 viruses, bacteria, protozoa and more have been found in bedbugs, although these microbes do not reproduce or multiply within the insects. Canadian researchers announced (pdf) in the June issue of Emerging Infectious Diseases that bedbugs isolated from three individuals in a Vancouver hospital carried methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, aka MRSA. Still, there have been no reported cases that the bugs actually transmit human disease.
Myth 9: We should bring back DDT
When the controversial pesticide DDT was banned in 1972, most bed bugs were already resistant to it, Schal says, and today's populations are even more widely resistant thanks to the use of a new class of pesticides. Pyrethroids, the main class of pesticides used against bedbugs today, targets sodium channels in bedbug cells, just like DDT. Consequently, as bedbugs develop resistance to pyrethroids, they also become cross-resistant to DDT.
Myth 10: You can spray bedbugs away
Thanks to pesticide resistance, those cans of spray at your local hardware store simply will not do, Schal says, adding: "Relying strictly on chemicals is generally not a good solution." The most effective solutions are fumigation and heat treatments, but these can cost a cool N20 to N50,000 apiece for a single-family home. Scientists are diligently pursuing other strategies, including freezing and bait similar to that used for cockroaches. In the October 2010 issue of the Journal of Economic Entomology Schal and colleagues at the U.S. Department of Agriculture published a technique that employs inexpensive infrared and vibration sensors to track bedbug movement, which could be applied to the development of automated traps that detect the pests.
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