Are bed bugs Kansas City a myth? Bed bugs in Kansas City have recently experienced a resurgence and have become a real nuisance for Kansas City hotels, college dorms, cruise ships, hospitals, nursing homes, homes and apartments. They’ve even been found on public transportation, such as buses, commuter trains and airplanes. And, they’ve been found in every class of hotel from shady to the most luxurious. (They are often found in resort areas frequented by tourists.)
Here are some myths about bed bugs and also the myths debunked:
· Myth: You can’t see a bed bug.
Reality: You should be able to see adult bed bugs, nymphs and eggs with your naked eye.
· Myth: Bed bugs transmit diseases.
Reality: There have been no cases or studies that indicate bed bugs transmit diseases between humans.
· Myth: Bed bugs are not a public health pest.
Bed bugs Kansas City are a public health pest
· Myth: Bed bugs won’t come out if the room is brightly lit.
Reality: While bed bugs prefer darkness, keeping the light on at night won’t deter these pests from biting you.
· Myth: Pesticide applications alone will easily eliminate bed bug infestations.
Bed bug control can only be maintained through a treatment strategy that includes a variety of techniques plus careful attention to monitoring. Proper use of pesticides may be part of the strategy but will not by itself eliminate bed bugs. In addition, bed bug populations in different areas of the country have developed resistance to the ways many pesticides work to kill pests. It is a good idea to consult a qualified pest management professional like Milberger Pest Control
if you have bed bugs Kansas City in your home.
If there is any good news about bed bugs in Kansas City, it is this – to date, there has been no disease transmission
concerns associated with the blood feeding nature of the bed bug. Some people have reactions to the saliva of the bite of the bed bug, not unlike a bee sting or spider bite reaction. Of course, knowing something is feeding upon you at night does not help one sleep better.
For more information about bed bugs Kansas City, call Milberger Pest Control
at (816) 761-1313 in Missouri and (913) 384-6760 in Kansas. To schedule a free bed bug inspection, click here