March 29, 2013
Throughout Arkansas including Little Rock, Fayetteville and Hot Springs, bed bugs are continuing to infest homes and businesses, which means that everyone is at risk of bringing bed bugs home. While it used to be mainly via international travel and staying in hotels, now bed bugs can find their way into your home from a library book or even at the movie theater. With this in mind, many Arkansas homeowners are wondering how to prevent bed bugs from getting into their home. The good news is that the team at McCauley Services is ready to help you get rid of bed bugs in the event that they do find their way into your home. And even better, we have a few bed bug prevention tips to share as well.
Prevent bed bugs in Arkansas:
Inspect your child’s backpack after school and your own bags for any signs of bed bugs. Daily inspections can stop bed bugs before they have a chance to spread throughout the home.
If you have company over to stay, be sure to wash the bedding right away to kill any bed bugs or eggs that may have arrived with your guests.
Vacuum regularly to help prevent bed bugs from embedding into carpet or even upholstered furniture.
Remove clutter from within the home. Because bed bugs are already great at hiding, added clutter can make bed bug identification nearly impossible for homeowners.
Before traveling, make sure to read our blog about preventing bed bugs on vacation.
If you believe that you may have bed bugs in your home, please contact McCauley Services today to learn more about our residential bed bug program to get rid of bed bugs and prevent their return. Our AR pest control team will do a thorough inspection of the home to determine whether or not there are bed bugs present. If so, we will provide targeted bed bug treatments to get rid of these pests no matter how severe the infestation may be.
Bed bugs are on the rise throughout Arkansas but they do not have to be a rising problem in your home. Remember, just because you don’t see them, doesn’t mean they aren’t there! Give us a call today and our pest professionals will inspect your home for bed bugs in Little Rock, Fayetteville and Hot Springs!
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