Bed Bugs

Bed bugs are one of the great travelers of the world and are readily transported via luggage, clothing, bedding, and furniture. Eagle Pest Control was the first in the state to have a certified bed bug detecting dog, and now has two NESDCA-certified bed bug dogs. We are also the first and only company in Alaska to offer Thermal Remediation® - a safe and effective treatment to kill bed bugs with heat. Our specialized equipment raises the air temperature to over 135 degrees, killing all bed bugs and their eggs wherever they are hiding! Our equipment is perfect for homes, hotels, university dormitories, and property management companies. Ask about our 90-day warranty. 

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Guaranteed Bed Bug Treatments

We offer heat treatments to get rid of bed bugs, as opposed to conventional treatments, which can take up to 3 or 4 months. Benefits of our heat treatments include:

  • 1 treatment
  • 100% effective at eliminating all bed bugs and their eggs
  • Kills all adults, all nymphs, and eggs
  • Room is available to use normally the same day as treatment
  • Non-chemical, non-toxic
  • Kills bugs inside mattresses, box springs or wherever they are hiding

Bed Bug Detection & Habits

Bed bugs are small, wingless insects that feed on people (or animals in a pinch). Mostly at night. Bed bugs get their name because they like to hide around beds and mattresses, but bed bugs can live on the nightstand, your headboard, luggage, clothing, carpets, curtains, baseboards, couches, and just about any place where humans are regularly present. They are nocturnal and very hardy. They can hibernate for a little over a year without a meal. They travel by hitchhiking on you or on your clothes, luggage, and furniture until they find a new home with a source of food. (You)

What to look for:

They leave dark colored spots on the mattress and the box springs normally as well as any other spot they are nesting in. They shed their skin 6 times in their life, so you will find "shed skins" from them around the nesting sites.  

Bed bugs tend to feed at night while people are sleeping. Most of the time people cannot feel them bite.  Bed bugs are not known to pass on any diseases to humans. Bed bug bites often cause redness and some swelling. If a bite is open up from scratching it, it can became infected.   Most of the time they bite in a straight lines .  The most common it 3 bites in a row.  Commonly called Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Approximately 30 % of bed bug victims do not show any evidence of bites.

Bed bugs are about 3/8" long and are visible to the naked eye. Amazingly, though, they are able to go a long time without any food if necessary; sometimes, as long as a year. When they are gorged with blood, the females lay around 2 to 5 eggs a day. About 350 in their lifetime.

Since their reappearance, researchers have found that the new bed bugs are much more resistant to chemicals that have previously been in use. Insecticides that are often used for roaches and similar insects do not work on bed bugs, which is another reason they are at large again.

If you think you might have an infestation of bed bugs, call us today and let us help you quickly get rid of the problem. We know how to identify and eliminate your infestation.

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