Wahiawa, Hawaii

3 Signs You Might Have Bedbugs December 21, 2018

Wahiawa, Wahiawa
3 Signs You Might Have Bedbugs, Wahiawa, Hawaii

The bedbugs living in your house will have you sleeping on the couch, and it’s essential to address the issue as soon as possible. Bedbugs are small tough to spot, so look out for warning signs if you have a hunch they’re under your mattress. Short of seeing the bugs themselves, here are some clear signals that it’s time to call a pest control expert.

Bedbug Warnings

Bites & Welts

pest controlBedbugs are active at night, and they’ll bite while you’re sleeping. The bites cause small red bumps or welts that are smaller than mosquito bites. You might see the bumps show up in a line or clustered on exposed skin. While these bites are usually painless, they can become incredibly itchy over time. 

Blood Stains

These insects draw blood when they bite your skin, so look for small blood spots on your sheets, pillowcases, or under the mattress. These stains might be dark orange and are likely grouped in a crevice or corner. Bedbugs also give off a foul scent, and you might notice a musty smell on your sheets.

Organic Matter 

Like other pests, bedbugs leave traces behind. They frequently shed their exoskeletons, so you’ll notice these shells on your sheets or within the bed frame. These pests will also leave behind eggs and fecal matter stains. Look for these signs under your bedding and inspect the crevices of your bed frame.

 

When you notice signs of bedbugs, call a trusted pest control specialist. Located in Wahiawa, HI, the experts at Aloha Termite & Pest Control assist the entire island of Oahu and offers exemplary customer service with five-year warranties on all fumigation projects. Their affordable pest control services will help exterminate bed bugs, fleas, ticks, ants, termites, roaches, and more. View their services online or call at (808) 622-2268 to schedule a free inspection.

Other Announcements, Events and Deals from Aloha Termite & Pest Control
3 Steps to Properly Remove a Tick, Wahiawa, Hawaii
Ticks are small, blood-sucking insects that latch on to humans and other mammals. They can carry a number of diseases, which is why many people immediately pull them off, but th...read more
3 Misconceptions About Pest Control Unraveled, Wahiawa, Hawaii
Most people would agree that hiring professional exterminators is an effective way to get rid of pests in homes or business establishments. Unfortunately, some might ignore...read more
4 Reasons Why Cockroaches Are So Tough to Get Rid Of, Wahiawa, Hawaii
Cockroaches are among the most common home pests, and no matter how many pest control steps homeowners take, they always reappear. They’re so tricky to eliminate because th...read more
What Makes Mosquitoes Bite Some People Over Others? , Wahiawa, Hawaii
From family barbecues to school camping trips, mosquitoes are known to spoil some of the best outdoor events. Even with citronella candles, repellant spray, and other pest management...read more
3 Tips to Avoid Mosquitoes at Home, Wahiawa, Hawaii
Mosquitoes buzzing around your property can be annoying, making it difficult to relax and enjoy your free time. Additionally, these insects can also carry germs that cause serious he...read more