Bed bugs

Bed bugs can hide in the smallest cracks and crevices, they could be anywhere in your home!

Here is a by no means definitive list, but a good start on where to look.

  • Beds, and crack or crevice, dismantle to treat
  • Divan base, remove the hessian from the base
  • Mattresses, check the buttons and seams
  • Couches, sofas, chairs, remove bottom covering to treat
  • Dining chairs, Kitchen chairs, treat cracks
  • Cracks in plaster, walls and ceilings
  • Torn or loose wallpaper, treat underneath
  • Wainscoting, older properties mainly
  • Wooden wall panels generally
  • Behind skirting boards
  • Architraves, doorframes, door panels, and window frames
  • Inside and under boxes and trunks
  • Under floorboards
  • Under lino, and other floor coverings
  • Curtains, curtain rails and pelmets
  • Behind pictures and posters on walls
  • Plaster mouldings, where not flush
  • Pipe entry points and pipe ductings
  • Electrical conduits, cable chases
  • Wardrobes, chests of drawers, bedside furniture
  • Castors on furniture
  • Old nail and rawlplug holes
  • Lamps and other free-standing equipment
  • Spines of books
  • Bird cages and pet beds
  • Clothing and luggage
  • TV sets
  • Inside cavity walls
  • Any ducting or dead space

You get the idea, don’t you? Bed bugs are likely to be anywhere in anything in a house or hotel, and these are the areas we have to consider when treating.


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