About Bed Bugs

Do you know how to prevent, detect and exterminate bed bugs?Be sure to check out Getting Rid of Bed Bugs to learn what works and what doesn’t work to exterminate bed bugs. Bug bombs don’t work!

The Basics

How do bed bugs grow and develop?
What do bed bugs look like?
Where are bed bugs found/where do they hide?
What are the tell-tale signs of bed bugs?
What do bed bug bites look like?

Bed Bug Identification

Adult bed bugs are small, but visible to the naked eye. An adult bed bug is from 1/4 – 3/8 inches long and reddish brown. Bed bugs have an oval shape with a flattened body when unfed; their body becomes swollen after they have fed. The young nymph (immature) that has…

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Top Questions

What should I do now that I’ve discovered bed bugs in my apartment?

1. Send a certified letter asking your landlord to remedy the bed bug condition within 30 days. You must have…

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Bed Bug Inspection Video

by Town and Country Pest Solutions

Photos courtesy Dr. Susan Jones and The Ohio State University Extension Office.

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