How to Find Bed Bugs in a Mattress

Bed bug exterminator St Catharines

Cimex lectularius commonly referred to as bed bugs, are one of the most annoying pests you can have in your house. They are nocturnal insects, which depend on human blood for their survival. Their flat and oval shape gives them an upper hand in terms of survival since they can hide in many places like mattresses, drawers, headboards, and even cracks on the wall. Bed bugs are generally small and can grow up to 7mm. A fully grown bug is easier to spot due to the darker reddish brown colour pigmentation they have as compared to the younger bugs, which have a much lighter shade of brown that your human eye can easily miss if you are not keen. (more…)