These bugs can effortlessly suck your blood at night!

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Mark Lim

March 19, 2021

Even if you feel like you’re sleeping soundly at night, these Bed Bugs will surely bite.

Have you ever wondered why even if these Bed Bugs bite you at night, you just seem to notice their bite the moment you wake up? Well, let me tell you, Bed Bug saliva actually works to anesthetize the places they bite. I know! It’s so interesting, maybe one of the reasons why the scientist Regina Griese has let 20,000 Bed Bugs bite her for the sake of her research. The prey doesn’t feel the pain of the bite, so you obviously just lay there asleep while these pests feast on you.

How can you identify Bed Bugs? Here is their identification:

  • Color: Unfed adults are mahogany while fed Bed Bugs are red-brown. Immature bed bugs, known as nymphs, are almost colorless.
  • Size: Adults are ¼ inch long while Nymphs range from 1.3 mm – 5 mm.
  • Leg count: 6
  • They have an antennae
  • Shape: Flat, broad-oval when unfed; swollen and elongated when fed

Main cause

The main cause of this infection is travel, both locally and abroad. Hotels, motels, and Airbnbs with high turnover rates are ideal places to pick up bed bugs.

How can I know if there are Bed Bugs in my home?

If you wake up with itching areas where you did not have them when you went to bed, you may have Bed Bugs, especially if you purchased a used bed or other used furniture around the time the bites began. Other indications that you have Bed Bugs are:

  • Bloodstains on your sheets or pillowcases
  • Bed Bug excrement spots on sheets and mattresses, bed clothes, and walls.
  • Bed Bug fecal spots, egg shells, or shed skins in areas where Bed Bugs hide.
  • An offensive, musty odor from the bugs’ scent glands

What should I do?

Bed Bugs are little, reddish-brown parasite insects that prey on the blood of sleeping humans and animals by biting their exposed skin. 

If you sense an infestation, remove all bedding and thoroughly inspect it for traces of the bugs or their excrement. Examine the seams in the wood framing by removing the dust cover from the bottom of the box springs. Remove the staples that hold the cloth to the wood frame. Examine the area surrounding the bed, including within books, telephones, or radios, the edge of the carpet, and even electrical outlets. Bed bugs may attach themselves to clothing, so inspect your closet. If you are unsure about Bed Bug indicators, continue reading this article until the end because I’ll be telling you the best and cheapest solution. Make sure you watch out for that!

Seek professionals

Just because your hope of saving more failed, you won’t be able to sleep soundly at night. One of the answers to this sort of problem is to call an affordable Bed Bugs exterminator to begin efforts to get rid of the bugs and prevent their recurrence. Especially if you’re unsure of the indications of these pests. While cleaning up contaminated areas would help contain these pests, getting rid of them typically necessitates chemical treatments. But applying pesticides to your bed and bedroom might be hazardous and obviously, not green-friendly.

Now, if you’re about to seek an affordable, quality pest control service, Empire Exterminating is just what you’re looking for. Not only can we be reasonably affordable but we also give green alternatives for our eco-friendly clients. We also prioritize people with health problems and infants at home.

We understand and empathize with the aggravation, anxiety, and nuisance Bed Bugs bring to you. Empire will completely solve your Bed Bugs problem at an affordable price using the most recent Bed Bug control technologies and our expert team of Bed Bug technicians. It is also worth mentioning that besides using a mix of different techniques to ensure that we eliminate the problem, Empire even went as far as canine detection! Canines have been proven to be 90% accurate and can detect Bed Bugs through walls. This makes our exterminator’s inspections much more accurate. Truly a man’s best friend.


Catching on to an infestation as early as you can would save you stress, time, and effort. Generally, it is safest and most effective to hire an experienced pest control professional for Bed Bug extermination. To inquire, have a free quote, or just for the sake of meeting our dog, contact Empire Exterminating at (888) 983-7668.