Bed Bugs often exist unnoticed until the infestation levels swell and bites are noticed or customer complaints are received. It is a common misconception that Bed Bugs are not visible, Bed Bugs are areddish-brown, oval, flattened 6 to 9 mm long and 1.5 to 3 mm wide before they feed on the blood of the bed occupants. After feeding adults are swollen and dull red.
If you've found Bed Bugs you should engage a professional, some people report painful and itchy bites and Bed Bugs can be particularily difficult to remove as they live in the cracks and crevices between wood fittings such as skirting boards and between folds of materials on beds.
It is imperative for those operating within the hospitality sector to provide reactive and proactive pest control against bed bug infestations as failure to effectively address the issue poses a serious threat to both brand equity and reputation.
Always consult a professional when dealing with a Bed Bug infestation. Carrying out a DIY approach to Bed Bug treatments could result in further spreading the infestation.