Enviroguard have experienced first hand the increase in bed bug acytivity in the UK, with an increase in enquiries to hotels and guest houses in Cumbria and Lancashire, that are experiencing active and sometimes quite large infestations of bed bugs.
- Bed bugs are not known to carry diseases, but many people develop an itchy swelling when bitten
- Check bed and furniture for black dots, which are bed bug faeces
- Check sheets for blood, as feeding bugs can be rolled on and squashed
If exposed, anyone can bring them home and quickly have a problem, as they breed at a phenomenal rate.”
It is thought that one of the reasons for the rise is increased travelling.