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Pest Control Edmonton: Bed Bugs

Exterminate Bed Bugs Before They Spread!


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Don't Let Bugs Get the Best of You


est. 1900

Don't Let Bugs Get the Best of You

What do bed bugs look like?

Bed bugs are tiny, oval-shaped insects that grow to be about 4-5 millimeters long when fully developed. Adult bed bugs have a flattened body with a rust or darker red brown coloration.

Bed bugs have a flattened body that allows them to easily hide in tiny spaces such as baseboards, cracks in floors, beneath carpets, behind loose wallpaper, bed frames, sofas, and pictures frames. Bed bugs prefer to live in groups and major infestations emit a sweet yet foul odour.

Problems caused by bed bugs:

Bed bugs are not known to carry diseases, but they can cause itching and irritation. If you think you have bed bugs, it’s important to call a pest control professional for treatment.

What should you do if you have a bed bug infestation?

If you think you have bed bugs, the first step is to confirm them. Then follow these simple steps:

1. Remove all clutter from the room/area where you found the bed bug(s). This will make it easier for us to treat the area and prevent the bugs from spreading.

2. Vacuum the entire room/area thoroughly, paying special attention to cracks and crevices in furniture and around baseboards. Empty the vacuum bag immediately after use into a plastic bag, seal it tightly, and dispose of it outside in a garbage can.

3. Call Birch Fumigators to schedule an appointment for a free consultation. Our experienced pest control experts will inspect your home/apartment/commercial building and formulate a plan of action specifically tailored to your needs.

4. Follow the pest control plan that Birch Fumigators recommends and you will be on your way to getting rid of bed bugs for good!

How to get rid of bed bugs?

The best approach to get rid of bed bugs is to call a professional pest control firm like Birch Fumigators. We have the knowledge and experience to effectively and quickly eliminate your cockroach problem. Contact us right away so we can begin working on your problem! We provide pest control services in Edmonton and the neighboring areas. With over 100 years of experience, you can trust Birch Fumigators to get the job done right.

Precaution Information

Know exactly what you’re up against when you’re trying to get rid of bed bugs. Here are some basic facts, so you are aware of what you’re dealing with:

  • Bed bug eggs are the size of a pinhead.
  • Adult bed bugs can be ¼ inch or longer.
  • Bed bugs feed off of blood – not just human blood.
  • They lay up to 5 eggs per day.
  • Bed bugs can go over a year without feeding.
  • Bed bug saliva contains both an anesthetic to numb the sensation of the bite and an anti-coagulant to keep blood from clotting.


Protect against bed bugs using these methods:

  • Bed bugs can hide in almost any location. Inside box springs, electronics, nightstands, and under or behind baseboards and window or door trim.
  • Bed bugs can be found anywhere. Taking electronics, furniture, and clothing from dumpsters can have nasty results. Refrain from taking items from dumpsters as they may be infested with bed bugs.
  • Excessive clutter maximizes possible hiding spots. Before a treatment can be done, the home must be free of clutter and should have minimal furniture.
  • A K-9 inspection dog can provide excellent results. Minimizing odours is important for all inspection dogs, as their noses are very sensitive.


There are a variety of ways to take care of your bed bug infestation:

  • Heat treatment: the entire affected space is heated to a temperature that ensures all bed bugs stages are eliminated.
  • Dust: the baseboards and voids are coated with a powdered chemical.


To get rid of your bed bug infestation, rely on Birch Fumigators. Call us today to get the process started!

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Don't let bugs take over - call Birch Fumigators today! Get a Free Estimate (Within the Edmonton Area). Go with the best pest control company Edmonton.

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Don't let bugs take over - call Birch Fumigators today! Get a Free Estimate (Within the Edmonton Area). Go with the best pest control company Edmonton.

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