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Boston Bed Bug Control & Treatment

Your Go-To Boston Bed Bug Exterminator

Traveling the world and visiting bustling cities can be exciting. However, the rise in bed bug infestations is a downside to these adventures. Imagine an apple seed; bed bugs are about that size, are reddish-brown in color, and have a knack for hiding. They've adjusted to our urban lifestyles, thriving in places we frequent. The main agenda on their to-do list? Feeding on us! But what's truly alarming is their rapid reproduction rate. A single female bed bug can lay up to 200 eggs, ensuring her lineage continues to haunt households. If the idea of just tossing out an infested mattress crossed your mind as a solution, it's time to reconsider. These tiny invaders are experts in resilience, quickly spreading from one room to another, ensuring the infestation continues long after the offending mattress is gone. They're travelers in their own right, using our luggage, apparel, or furniture to journey far and wide.

But don't worry, for bed bug and pest control in Boston, General Environmental Services is at your service. Our team, backed by years of expertise, is equipped with the latest technology and knowledge about bed bug habits and their habitats. We don't just treat the symptoms; we address the root of the problem, ensuring that these pests don't make a comeback.

With our dedicated Boston bed bug exterminators by your side, you can rest assured, literally and figuratively. So, before those itchy red welts appear or that sneaky bug finds its way into your home, give us a call. With General Environmental Services, you're choosing peace of mind.

Eliminating Complex Infestations In Eastern Massachusetts Since 1979

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The popularity of international travel and the increasing concentration of people in cities has led to an explosion in bed bug infestations. While these nasty insects aren't a severe health hazard, they are bothersome, unpleasant, and ruinous of a good reputation. A bed bug does not actually live under your skin but will simply drink a few drops of blood while you are sleeping. You cannot feel its bite, even though it is piercing the skin, which makes them even harder to catch and kill.

Bed bugs should not be taken lightly. Simply throwing out an infested mattress isn't enough. Left unchecked, they can fully infest a home and hitchhike on others' belongings to spread to other homes. Please do not procrastinate – get ahold of our bed bug control exterminators in Boston immediately for a free quote. General Environmental Services, Inc is well-equipped for eliminating this invasive pest.

Characteristics Of Bed Bugs

Bed bugs are flat, reddish-brown insects about the size of an apple seed (4-5 mm). They are parasites, living off the blood of their hosts – us! Bed bugs usually find their meals at night in beds; by day, they are crafty little creatures, seeking refuge in the crevasses of mattresses, walls, picture frames, electric outlets, baseboards, and anywhere else they can escape detection.

Amazingly, these tiny pests can go without food for as long as a year. After getting their fill of blood, the females will lay eggs in batches of up to 200 at a time.

Bed bugs spread easily; visitors to even the finest hotels can bring them home in their luggage. They can also spread from room to room in a house or apartment building. They are not limited to domiciles, often taking up residence in offices, schools, mass transport, and anywhere else humans congregate. And while bed bugs are more common in cities, they are not uncommon in suburban and rural locales.

How Bed Bugs Wreak Havoc Today

Bed bugs in Boston and Eastern Massachusetts have largely been thought of as being a problem of the past. Unfortunately, we are now experiencing a widespread recurrence of bed bugs in the United States and abroad. The most significant factor that explains their return is the increase in international travel. Bed bugs easily get into clothing or luggage and are brought home.

People sleeping in infested beds will often discover bites or welts on their skin, though they won't actually feel the bed bugs bite. While bed bugs generally do not transmit disease, they can cause itchiness, redness, swelling, sleep difficulties, and allergic reactions. Cleanliness alone cannot prevent an infestation, as the insects can be found in even the most pristine homes and offices. Bed bugs leave droppings all over their hideouts in addition to a sweet yet foul odor. Their presence also threatens the reputation of a business: news of an infestation spreads quickly, damaging the image of the establishment, even if the infestation is no fault of their own.

Should You Throw Out Your Mattress If You Have Bed Bugs?

If you have bed bug problem, there is no need to throw away your mattress. This can be quickly corrected by the help of local bed bug exterminator, similar to our team at General Environmental Services, Inc.

Many times throwing away a mattress can actually add to the problem of bed bugs as they continue to wreak havoc. The best thing to do is have the bed bugs removed by a professional so there is no chance of them returning.

How We Handle The Bed Bug Menace

Bed bugs might be small, but the wake of havoc they leave behind is nothing short of colossal. These pesky little insects can disrupt more than just your sleep; they intrude upon your peace of mind. So, how do we tackle this issue and bring back your well-deserved tranquility? Here’s what to expect from our bed bug pest control in Boston:

  • Detailed inspection: Every nook and cranny of your living space is on our list. From the subtle grooves in your bed frame to the hidden recesses of your picture frames, we ensure nothing goes unchecked. Our motto is simple: no stone left unturned.

  • Protective encasings: Once we've assessed the situation, our team gets down to business. We encase your cherished furniture and beds with state-of-the-art protective coverings. This not only restricts any new invaders but also confines the ones already present, stopping them in their tracks.

  • Sealing potential entries: Think of your home as a fortress. To protect it, every loophole and every potential breach point has to be secured. We meticulously seal off every tiny crevice, hole, or crack, leaving no gateway for these tiny invaders to continue their mischief!

  • Utilizing advanced technology: Modern problems require modern solutions. In the ever-evolving war against bed bugs, we're always a step ahead. We harness the power of the latest technological advancements, like deep-sucking vacuums, ensuring a comprehensive clean-up, leaving no bug behind.

Now, you might wonder, why not just use the common products available in the market? Well, nature is adaptive. These new-age bed bugs aren't the same as their predecessors. They've mutated, evolved, and developed resistance against traditional treatments. That's why, for effective bed bug control services in Boston, relying on just any solution won't suffice. It demands the expertise of seasoned professionals.

How General Environmental Services, Inc Can Resolve Your Issues

Thoroughness is the only real way to get rid of bed bugs. Every corner needs to be searched and an effective treatment needs to be applied by a trained professional. This is where our team comes in handy.

Our exterminators are highly skilled at:

  • Encasing your furniture and beds with protective coverings

  • Sealing tiny crevices, holes, cracks, and other entries

  • Using cutting-edge technology such as deep-sucking vacuums to remove pests

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 are ineffective on bed bugs. Bed bugs, in particular, require our professional home pest control management.

To prepare for your bed bug treatment, please view our bed bug control preparation sheet.

At General Environmental Services, we're not just offering a service; we're offering a promise. A commitment backed by decades of knowledge, leading-edge techniques, and a drive to ensure you can rest easy. We pride ourselves on responsive communication, ensuring you're always in the loop. After all, your peace of mind and satisfaction are our top priorities, guaranteed.

Making The Right Choice For Bed Bug Control

Boston may have once thought of bed bugs as a distant memory, but their resurgence demands immediate action. But why trust us with this mission?

  • Local expertise: As a locally owned and operated business, we understand Boston and Eastern Massachusetts' specific needs and challenges. We've been around since 1979; that's decades of local expertise!

  • Woman-owned: Our foundation stands strong on the principles of empowerment. We are a proud woman-owned enterprise.

  • Honest service: We believe in transparency and integrity. You'll always get honest service with no hidden surprises.

  • Experience that matters: When it comes to a bed bug infestation, experience is everything, and we bring plenty of that to the table.

  • Superior service and satisfaction guaranteed: Our service is not just about addressing the issue but ensuring you're delighted with the outcome.

  • Responsive communication: We value your time and queries. Our team is always on their toes, ensuring all your concerns are addressed promptly.

If you're looking to get rid of bed bugs once and for all, we're just a call away. Remember, cleanliness alone isn't the magic bullet against these pests. It's thoroughness, expertise, and professional treatment that make the real difference. And for all that and more, General Environmental Services is your trusted partner.

General Environmental Services received an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 45 reviews.
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I’ve used General Environmental for many years and they have never fallen short of providing excellent service and results. They listen to my concerns and give educated answers, from using one type of chemical in a particular environment and a different type for other areas. Results are superb as are all representatives including secretaries as well as technologists. They respond to concerns promptly and I can’t think of any ways their service is less than A+

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