Over roughly the past decade, bed bugs have made a dramatic comeback in the U.S. The bed bug is mostly a nocturnal insect that feeds on the blood of warm blooded animals and human hosts. In the early stages of an infestation, the bed bugs may be difficult to locate, usually hiding in the creases of a mattress, or in the cracks and crevices of the box springs, curtains,and bed frames. However, as the population grows, you can locate them easier by the black or brown spots created by the bed bugs' excrement. Adult bed bugs, can live two months to up to a year without a meal. Typically, the females will lay eggs after they have a meal. They can lay one or two eggs per day, and potentially multiple hundreds in their lifetime. The eggs will hatch in about a week and will shed their skin five times before they become adults. The life cycle of a bed bug from egg to adult can be as little as a month, with this short life cycle there can be multiple generations per year, and populations can grow very rapidly. A single female introduced into a home can potentially be the reason for thousands of bed bugs in as little as a few months.
We use a natural biopesticide that includes fungal spores, the spores are transfered through the colony easily, and germinate within twenty hours of contact. The fungal spores penetrate through the bed bug cuticle, resulting in its death. All bed bugs that come into contact with the fungal spores die within 4 to 10 days.
Adult bed bug after a meal