What are bed bugs?

Bed Bug Bites

One pest that we don’t think about too often, but can be one of the biggest troublemakers is bed bugs. Contrary to popular belief, bed bug infestation has been on the rise in the United States in the past few years. Bed bugs are small insects that feed on the blood of humans and animals.They are similar to mosquitos in this sense, but to not have the ability to fly. They crawl at a rapid pace and look similarly to a smaller version of the cockroach. They will appear red in color shortly after a feeding. Bed bugs are most active during the night hours while we are sleeping, hence the term bed bugs. They will bite the body wherever skin may be exposed, leaving behind small red bumps or a rash on the body of its victim. They live in warm textiles and will lay eggs where they can including both mattresses and box springs. If any of this sounds all too familiar, you may be in need of a pest control specialist from

How do they get in?

Many of us think that we cannot become a victim of bed bugs, but the harsh reality is that these pests can enter your home on virtually anything. Beware of the clothing, luggage, and furniture that you choose to purchase and bring into your home. They can also be picked up in uncleanly public places on current items that you own. Bed bugs are most commonly known for  lurking on subways and in hotels. If you suspect that you might have bed bugs,schedule a pest inspection with Noble Way pest control of Sacramento for a free initial inspection.