How Do I Know If I Have Bed Bugs?

Bed Bug Detection: Inspection, Early Detection and Monitoring

The most important aspect of treating a bed bug infestation is early detection. The earlier you detect a problem, the quicker you can eliminate it and the less it will cost you. The topics below will help you understand how to detect bed bugs using monitors and other methods, and what you can do if you confirm a bed bug problem in your home.

Bed Bugs 101

Bed Bugs 101 is your premier online resource for bed bug information. Bed Bugs 101 was created by Richard Cooper, who is regarded as one of the industry's top experts on bed bugs.

The detection of bed bugs can be very difficult and bed bugs can easily go undetected during an inspection particularly during the early stages of an infestation when only a few bugs or eggs are present. Read More »

The ability to detect bed bugs during the early stages of an infestation when only a few bugs are present is absolutely critical, however until recently early detection tools and methods have been severely limited. Read More »

The use of encasements is discussed throughout this web page due to the important role that they play in a bed bug management program. Read More »

Dogs have been used very effectively for the detection of a wide variety of things which include but are not limited to drugs, bombs, fugitives, cadavers, mold, and termites. So why not bed bugs? Read More »

The only way to know for sure if you have bed bugs is to produce an actual sample of the bug itself Read More »

Bed Bug TV

Bed Bug TV is a video series hosted by bed bug expert Jeff White. In these videos, Jeff covers topics ranging from Bed Bug Inspections to training for bed bug professionals

Bed Bug Blog

Bed Bug Central's blog is home to the latest information on bed bugs related to News, Events and other in-depth topics


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