Gemini Pest Control
Bed bug in Tennessee

Bed Bug Exterminator

Bed bug infestations are not uncommon in Tennessee. Bed bug infestations are on the rise in Clarksville and other areas. Although bed bugs can be controlled, they can be difficult to eradicate. Most bed bug infestations can be eliminated by a professional exterminator who will use the appropriate products and techniques.

Gemini Pest Control is the most respected bed bug exterminator in Tennessee.

Many people end up spending hundreds of dollars on DIY or consumer bedbug products only to find that the bed bugs are still there. Many people accidentally reintroduce bed bugs to their homes after they have been exterminated. These facts will help you avoid bringing bed bugs back into your home.

Bed Bug Symptoms

How can you tell if bed bugs are present? Bed bugs live on the blood of humans when they are most active. Bed bugs most commonly bite the skin around the neck, arms, legs, and face. Bed bug bites can be the first sign of an infestation. These bites are often misinterpreted by people as either mosquito bites or spider bites.

Bed Bugs TN

Here are some signs to look for if you suspect you may be infested with bed bugs.

  • Mattress seams can be home to bed bugs. You may find bed bugs on your mattress seams. Adult bed bugs are approximately the same size and shape as an apple seed.
  • Dark spots of bed bug excrement are the same size and shape as a pinhead. They can “bleed” onto fabrics like a marker or felt pen.
  • White eggs and eggshells smaller than 1 mm in size
  • Bed bug nymphs may shed their skins as they grow.
  • Excrete from bed bugs can leave rusty or reddish stains on mattresses, box springs and sheets.

Why do I have bed bugs?

We are often asked the first question: “How did they get into my house?” Sometimes bed bugs are called “hitchhikers”. You can find bed bugs in clothing, luggage, and old furniture. Bed bugs can quickly reproduce and are very small. A female can lay up to 5 eggs per day. They are usually found hiding in many places so that they are not easily detected once they have established a large number of eggs.

Bed Bug Treatment

It can be difficult to treat bed bugs. Many bed bug treatments sold to consumers don’t work or the bed bugs repopulate due to people not knowing where to look for the source of the infestation.

Professional exterminators are the best way to get rid of bed bug infestations. Gemini Pest Control uses a proven method to eliminate bed bugs. We only use the most effective products and techniques. We also provide detailed instructions on how to prepare for bedbug treatment.

Bed Bug Prevention

Knowledge is the best way to prevent a bed bug infestation in a home. These tips can help you reduce the likelihood of bed bugs infesting a home.

  • Be sure to check for bed bugs before you bring in any used furniture such as couches and beds.
  • Wash your second-hand clothing and bedding before you bring it in.
  • Get a high-quality mattress cover to protect your mattress.
  • Clutter should be reduced to reduce the number of bed bug hiding spots.
  • Travel tips:
  • Before you check in to your room or bring your luggage, be sure to inspect the headboard and mattress.
  • To store your suitcases, instead of placing them on the ground or on the bed, you can use luggage racks.
  • When you return home, pack your clothes straight into a washer and wash them immediately.