Colleyville, TX Pest Control
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Colleyville TX Bed Bugs Fleas & Ticks - Bed bugs are six legged parasitic bugs that draw human and dog blood. Their size is approximately 1/4 of an inch with an oval flat form. Their size is similar to an apple seed. The upper part of their bodies has gold colored hair, antennae and cone like eyes. The bottom part of their bodies is wrinkly like crinkled paper. Bed bugs cannot fly but they can crawl very quickly. They will increase and multiply in a temperature range of 70 degrees as much as 80 degrees Fahrenheit. A bed bug, is known as a nymph, they are see-through in color and changes into a red color after feeding. To achieve adulthood, a nymph bed bug has to shed its skin about five times. A normal female can lay 5 up to 7 eggs weekly and can produce as much as 500 eggs throughout its life-span of Twelve months to eighteen months. The eggs will hatch in just 6 to 17 days when they become known as nymphs. Bed Bug eggs are resistant to pesticide sprays. Bedbugs hide in bedding, carpeting and rugs, quilts, clothes, underneath wallpaper, under rags, between curtain folds, behind wall decors and behind wood furnishings. They love to attack in the evening and they will remain active until right before dawn. Bedbugs bite exposed skin of a individual sleeping in an infested bed and then leave reddish scratchy spots. They just don't wander off from sleeping and relaxing areas nevertheless they have the ability to travel over 100 feet throughout the night to look for food.
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Bed bugs are showing up in the Dallas area as travelers come from different parts of the globe with the insects in their suitcases. If you think you have a bed bug problem call Ameritech Pest at Fort Worth: (817) 589-2844 or Dallas: (214) 589-2844.