Rising Problems of Bed Bugs and Ways of Eradication

Posted by Tapout PestControl on April 6th, 2017

Children have been told countless times, “Sleep tight, don’t let the bed bugs bite.” It is an enduring term that passes from generation to generation. Yet what happens when it isn’t true? “Sleep tight; the bed bugs may bite” just doesn’t carry the same soothing tone. Yet people throughout the United States, particularly in New Jersey, contend with this reality far too often, per Dr. Changlu Wang and his research team at Rutgers University.

After inspecting more than 2,300 low-income apartments in Paterson, Irvington, Bayonne, and Hackensack, researchers concluded that one in eight low-income apartments had bedbugs. Surprisingly, half of the residents didn’t even realize they had an infestation. Among the buildings examined, infestation rates wavered between 3.8 to 29.5 percent, with an average rate of 12.3 percent.

Yet the problem isn’t relegated to apartment complexes. In recent months, bedbugs have been found in the upholstery at the library’s, leading to the library’s closure. They have been discovered in hotels, motels, movie theaters, commercial work offices and homes as well. Why are bed bugs on the rise?

Though bed bugs were nearly non-existent in the United States up until several years ago, the pest have become resistant to pesticides, thereby causing an infestation. With the popularity of international travel, the bedbugs are catching a ride into the country as well. Many people view bedbug treatments as very costly and time consuming endeavor. They avoid pest control companies, often either trying to remove and throw everything away or move out of the location.

How to get rid of bedbugs?

Call Tapout Pest Control

The most effective way of getting rid of the pest is to call a bed bug exterminator. Our technicians are experienced and specially trained to eradicate the problem. We often notice people trying to purchase sprays and bombs from local hardware stores, but the problem with those products is the bedbugs are resistant which in fact will make you pest issue worse. Contact Tapout Pest Control for a professional bed bug treatment Call 201-736-4802

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