If you are living in an apartment, you are probably living in a large enough city. Such places have their share of pest infestations and people know a lot about them and, most importantly, when they are facing one.
Among the many different pests that can nest in your house, there is one which is ignored by the majority of people. That is until they have to deal with it.
The Reappearance of Bed Bugs
When you want to keep a pest away from a place, you need to be familiar with it and take measures against it. Over the last few decades, individuals and governments have been using pesticides as a way to get rid of any pest they find, before it has a chance of setting up a nest. In worst case scenario, you can just call exterminators to deal with it.
However, since bed bugs are no longer a common thing people have to deal with, they have dropped their guard. To make things worse, since pesticides have become specialized to different types of pests in order to be more effective, that means that you probably don’t have any means against them applied in your home.
To paint a clear picture, thing of a pest similar to a mosquito, but it does not fly, it does not make a sound, they bite without hurting you or waking you up, and they leave marks similar to a mosquito’s bite mark. Oh, and unlike mosquitoes, they love to find a nice target and set up a nest nearby, usually in your own bedroom.
That is why you should know how to tell if you have an infestation and never hesitate to use a bed bug treatment against them. Especially since in apartment buildings, if one place is infested, it will not be long before they spread out through the entire building.
The Signs are there if you know where to look for
The easiest way to find out if you have an issue is to check if you have bite marks that should not be there or if they are not quite what is usual. We all know how mosquito bite marks look like and we often ignore them because we know who did it.
In this case however, a quick search online is adviced. Find out how they look like and how to tell them apart from other bite marks. You can also look for DIY methods of prevention and inspection. After all it is better to invest in preventing something than it is to handle a full scale problem.
In the end however, there is a final note to keep in mind. Bed bugs, as trivial as they may sound to be, can be more than a simple annoyance. Even if you suspect that there may be a chance that an apartment nearby has an infestation, that is reason enough to look for bed bug removal in Mesa, or your specific area.