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Bed Bug Control

Best Bed Bug Control in the Inland Empire

A nightmare pest infestation could not be any creepier than a tiny bug coming out at night to drink your blood. But that, in fact, is exactly what happens when you have bed bugs. These parasitic insects hide near places where you sleep or spend a lot of time and bite you while you snooze. Bed bugs can multiply quickly, and infestations can spread from room to room and even to your family and friends’ homes or cars. To truly rid your home of bed bugs, you have to hit the infestation from all angles to make sure every bed bug and egg are eliminated so the infestation won’t resurge again in the future.

Bed bug bites

Bed bugs leave red, itchy bites on your body after they feast on your blood while you sleep. You may discover new bites on yourself or family members in places that are usually exposed during sleep. You may also see red or brown spots on your sheets. Bed bugs can be especially hard to get rid of, so you will want to immediately call a pest control company if you suspect an infestation.

Getting rid of bed bugs

Calling in the best bed bug exterminator will eliminate the infestation and make sure they never return. Bed bugs can be pretty difficult to eliminate from your home. Bed bugs are very discreet and can infest many different rooms of your home. Calling in a knowledgeable pest control company that already has a proven plan on how to treat and eliminate bed bugs will guarantee positive results and allow you to rest knowing your home is bed bug-free.

How to clean your home

If you discover any sign of bed bugs, it is time to clean, and clean thoroughly. Bed bugs are notorious for being difficult to eradicate, so you need to make sure to:

  • Vacuum all of your carpeted floors, empty vacuum into a plastic bag, and get it out of the house
  • Wash all of your bedding on high heat and dry on high heat
  • Steam your mattress and bedframe, carbets, as well as any furniture that is near the infested site
  • If you have a bag or item that can’t be washed, put it in the freezer on below 0 degrees F for a few days
  • Repeat often and continue to look for signs of bed bugs

Call a bed bug control expert

If you have found signs of bed bugs or you have several inexplicable bites on your arms or neck, calling a bed bug exterminator will eliminate the bed bugs, including the eggs, so you can relax in your home once again. If you are in the Inland Empire and suspect a bed bug infestation, before running around scrubbing and washing your home from top to bottom, give Bug Baron Exterminator a call today. We will rid your home of bed bugs and set up regular inspections so the bed bugs never come back.

Bed Bug Control

How Do I Know If I Have Bed Bugs?

Bed bugs are excellent hiders and can be very difficult to discover unless you know what to look for. While many people notice bug bites on their arms and necks, some people are not allergic to bed bug bites and therefore do not develop red welts. To discover if you have a bed bug problem, you have to go looking for other signs in and around your bed. 

Bed bugs spread

Bed bugs hide in purses, luggage, and coats to ride to new places so they can find new sources of food.  They do not continually eat like other parasitic pests do. Bed bugs only come out to eat for a few minutes at night. They are expert hiders during the day and will stay completely out of sight until they are ready to eat again.

Bed bugs can infest any area where they are close to a food source and often live in fabrics. Any soft or upholstered surface, like carpet or cushions, in public places like airports, cabs, and waiting rooms creates the perfect nesting place for bed bugs. Unlike ticks, bed bugs bite at night while you are sleeping and do not travel by staying attached to their host’s skin.

What an infestation looks like

The signs of bed bugs can be difficult to spot, so it is important to take the time to look for evidence that your home could be infested with these tiny creatures. You likely won’t actually see a bed bug crawling around because they are very good at hiding. A few places to look for bed bugs are:

  • Behind your headboard
  • In the seam of your mattress
  • Under the lip of your night stand
  • In the carpet
  • Around the tag of the mattress

Signs to look for

As you are looking in the above areas for bed bugs, be on the lookout for:

  • Red or brown spots on your pillow, sheets, or mattress
  • Tiny, appleseed-shaped exoskeletons or bugs
  • Tiny, white eggs

Preventing bed bugs

Each female lays up to five eggs a day, making a small bed bug problem quickly turn into a major infestation.  After your home has been treated for bed bugs, keep a careful eye out for signs that bed bugs have returned, and it’s not a bad idea to have a regular inspection to make sure that a new infestation does not enter your home.

Always take extra precautions when coming home from a vacation or holiday where there is the possibility of picking up bed bugs to prevent bed bugs from re-infesting your home. Good habits include:

  • Vacuum frequently
  • Regularly wash your bedding
  • Keep a clutter-free home so they have fewer places to hide
  • Re-checking for bed bugs regularly
  • Changing clothes and washing them before you sit down
  • Setting your luggage down on a hard surface to be inspected and steam cleaned
  • Have a routine pest control inspection

If you are in Rancho Cucamonga, CA, and need help eradicating a bed bug infestation, give Bug Baron Exterminator a call today.


How to Get Rid of a Mouse Problem

Mice are small scavengers that scurry around your home looking for food. After they have climbed into your pantry or gathered crumbs under the table to fill their bellies, they will begin searching for a place to nest.  If you have a serious mouse problem, calling in a professional to rid your house of mice is the easiest and quickest way to eliminate these tiny rodents. But if you think you may only have a mouse or two, there are several ways to get rid of the mouse problem on your own.

Block entry points

Knowing how mice are getting into your home in the first place will allow you to cover or repair these entry points so new mice can’t come in and add to the problem. Places to check are:

  • Spaces or gaps around windows and doors
  • Spaces around plumbing
  • Areas of damage that allows access into the walls
  • Loose shingles
  • A garage door that is left partially opened for a pet
  • Pet door
  • Uncovered attic window or vent
  • Uncovered dryer vent

By hiring a handyman or making the repairs yourself, you can eliminate ways that mice are getting into your home.

Setting traps

For the mice that are already in your home, you can lay out a few traps in key areas to eradicate them from your property. If you have discovered mouse droppings next to or under the refrigerator or in the back corner of a closet, place snap traps or glue traps to catch the mouse.

Be sure to only place a mouse trap in an area that your children or pets will not easily access to avoid injury.

If you are successful at trapping a mouse, reset the trap and see if you can trap another mouse. Be sure to watch for any signs around your property that indicate you still have a mouse problem. If you are seeing increasing activity around your home of mice, it may be time to call in a professional mouse control service to completely eradicate the problem. A single female mouse can have as many as ten litters a year with around eight babies in each litter. The longer you wait to call an exterminator, the bigger the mouse population can get.

Call a professional

A professional mouse control service will thoroughly inspect your home for signs of mice and nesting sites, as well as any entry points that have yet to be repaired or covered. After the pest control technician finds where the mice are nesting, they will discuss with you the appropriate treatment plan to eliminate the mice and prevent them from coming back.

You can voice any specific concerns about the treatment or ask any questions you may have about the process.

If you are a Rancho Cucamonga resident, give Bug Baron Exterminator a call today.


Rat and Mouse Control in Rancho Cucamonga

Rats and mice are continually on the hunt for food and water. Wherever they can find a good supply of each will make them want to stay. If a rat or mouse finds that your Rancho Cucamonga house has plenty of easily accessed food and water, it won’t be long before you have a serious rodent problem on your hands. If you are discovering signs of rodents in your home on a daily basis, it may be time to call a trusted rodent control service to get rid of the rodents quickly. The longer mice and rats live in your home, the more damage they can cause to your wires, furniture, sheets and blankets, and any other material they think will work well for their nests.

What attracts rodents into my home?

While readily available food and water are certainly the biggest magnets for mice and rats, there are a few other elements that make them want to live in  or around your home. If rodents infest areas around your home, they can still cause damage and will soon enter  if they get a chance.

 Finding a quiet, dry place to make a nest is definitely high on a rodent’s list of priorities. Rats and mice have multiple babies in a single litter and can quickly grow the rodent population to an infestation level in a short period of time. Places in and around your home that may make an ideal place for rodents to make their nests are:

  • Attic
  • Basement
  • Garage
  • Detached shortage shed
  • Compost pile
  • Wall cavities

Easy entry

Rodents will be drawn into your home if they find a means to get inside. You may be surprised how rodents can get through the smallest openings. If you have loose shingles, damage in your eaves or floor, cracks or separations around doors and windows, rats and mice will use these places to get into your home.

Because you have food in your pantry, food scraps in the trash, your pet’s food on the floor, or food out on your countertops, rodents will want to stay once they get inside.

How to keep rodents out

Keeping your home and yard clean is the best way to keep rodents from considering your home as a potential new nest site. A few ways to make sure rodents do not come around is to:

  • Keep home clean and tidy
  • Put all food away after meals
  • Trim hedges and trees that are near your house so rodents do not use them to gain access to the roof
  • Remove thick mulch, piles of leaves, and compost piles that are near the home
  • Regularly clean out attic or basement
  • Set up regular treatment by a pest control professional

If you are in Rancho Cucamonga, CA , give Bug Baron Exterminator a call today.