Bed Bug FAQs

bed bugs toronto onAt Bed Bug Authority Canada, our experts are dedicated to helping homeowners eliminate any bed bug infestations in Toronto and the surrounding areas of Ontario. We use a heat treatment method, which is chemical-free, safe, and more effective than any other method. If you have noticed signs of a bed bug infestation, you should call our Toronto bed bug removal professionals as soon as possible to have the problem treated and the infestation eliminated.

Many of the homeowners that we work with are misinformed about bed bugs, and even more still have questions. Our Toronto bed bug extermination experts have compiled a list of the most common questions that we hear from homeowners concerning these pests.

Just What Is a Bed Bug?

Bed bugs are small nocturnal insects that live by hematophagy, which means they feed on the blood of humans and other warm-blooded hosts. They're found all over the world and generally stay in human-inhabited areas. They are fairly small, reddish-brown in color, and oval-shaped.

A common misconception is that bed bugs are not visible to the eye; however, despite their small size, they are relatively easy to spot thanks to their slow movements.

Are Bed Bug Bites Dangerous?

People typically don't feel a physical sensation of bed bug bites until a few minutes or even hours later. The bite may look like a flat welt or a raised, red bump, and it will likely be very itchy. Although the bites can be irritating and even painful, they are usually not dangerous. If the bites become irritated, they may cause secondary infections.

What Should I Do If I Have Bed Bugs in Toronto?

If you believe you've found signs of a bed bug infestation in Toronto, don't bring anything into the contaminated area. Do not start sleeping in a different area either, since you may end up spreading the infestation. You should not throw anything out or try to get rid of the bed bugs on your own. Contact a professional as soon as possible to deal with the situation.

How Do I Get Rid of Bed Bugs?

The best way to eliminate a bed bugs infestation is with the method that our Toronto bed bug heat treatment experts use. We raise the temperatures inside your home to very high levels in order to kill bed bugs in every stage of their life cycle. This is extremely effective and it's also safer than any methods that involve harmful chemicals and pesticides.

If you have bed bugs in Toronto, please call 416-951-0383 or complete our online request form.