Bedbugs live off their host, Humans. They live in crevices in walls, under wallpaper, in
bedbuglight switches, behind headboards and in folds of a mattress or bed base.
Eggs are laid in these harbourages, covered with a quick drying adhesive which cements them to the surface on which they are laid. They only visit the host to take a blood meal.
Reproduction and Lifestyle
Shaped like a rubber teat, one end covered with an egg-cap. The female will lay 1-5 eggs per day 541 in one lifetime. Development time (egg to adult) is 21 days at 86F/30C to 120 days at 65F/18C. There are 5 nymph stages and every one needs a blood meal.
The adult has well developed antennae on its head and a pair of ineffective eyes. It has biting and sucking mouth parts in order to feed on the blood of its host. It normally feeds on upper, exposed parts of the body. Most bedbugs are found on a wall close to the sleeping host, or in the bed frame. It takes about 5-10 minutes to suck a full meal from the exposed flesh and brown faecal deposits on pillows, sheets, and areas of harbourages can be found. Individuals can live up to 316 days and if temperatures fall below 61F/16C adults enter semi hibernation and can survive for months.
Areas we cover
The majority of the private pest control work we cover is in north and east London. However we do work closely with many councils in these areas, such as: Enfield council pest control, Haringey council pest control, Tower Hamlets council pest control, Hackney council Pest control, Newham council pest control, Islington council pest control, Walthamstow council Pest control, as well as the City, Camden, Waltham Forest and Barnet.
We provide not just one off jobs but regular visits to your premises preventing any pest problems occurring. If you decide to take up a pest prevention contract with Delete we will survey your property in depth, checking for all types of pests on each and every visitMore Information
Our modern way of life is an ideal breeding ground for rodents and and insects. Allowing pests into your premises can lead to loss of business, reputation, damage to your buildings, serious illness, or in the worst case, legal and civil prosecutionMore Information
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There is no doubt that pests cost businesses a lot of money. Pests are indiscriminate, they do not care who you are, they only see opportunities. Our modern way of life is an ideal breeding ground for rodents and and insects.
Allowing pests into your premises can lead to loss of business, reputation, damage to your buildings, serious illness, or in the worst case, legal and civil prosecution. This is why Delete aim to stop pests in their tracks, before they seriously damage your home and business.
We provide not just one off jobs but regular visits to your premises preventing any pest problems occurring. If you decide to take up a pest prevention contract with Delete we will survey your property in depth, checking for all types of pests on each and every visit.
You will receive a folder which will hold all relevant information like contact numbers, contract details, monitor checklist, a risk assessment and all health and safety information for the chemicals that we use on your site.
Don’t let pests get the better of you!
Let a qualified Delete surveyor perform a FREE inspection of your property to be certain it is pest free. Our representative will promptly schedule an appointment at a convenient time to inspect your residential or commercial property and provide both a complete detailed evaluation of your pest needs and recommendations for prevention or correction. There is no obligation or charge for this valuable