5 Facts to know about bedbugs 3 Facts to know about Bedbugs Affordable Bedbug Treatment 5 Facts to know about bedbugs IF YOU CANNOT CONTROL YOUR BEDBUG INFESTATION AND THEY KEEP YOU UP ALL NIGHT! FEEL FREE TO CALL CAUSEY’S PEST CONTROL. BEDBUGS HAVE SURPRISED US TIME AND TIME AGAIN WITH THEIR SURVIVAL AND FEEDING ABILITIES, ASIDE FROM THEIR CAPABILITY TO HARBORAGE AND INFEST OUR HOMES, THEY ALSO HAVE MORE SUPERPOWERS UP ON THEIR SLEEVES. Here are 5 facts that we should know regarding BEDBUGS from Smartclass4kids. FACT #1 Bed bugs are nocturnal. They are active at night and generally hide during the day. However, if they need some meal and a host is available, they can also feed at any given time. FACT #2 Bed bugs can ingest seven times their own body weight in blood. This is when our gloves really come in handy while treating bedbug infestation, It is because when we accidentally popped one, we’ve got bloodstains all over and we don’t like them in our skin too. FACT #3 Female bed bugs can lay up to 500 eggs in a lifetime. University of Minnesota stated that under normal circumstances adult bed bugs will live for about 2 to 4 months. So if you have 5 bedbugs in your house expect to have thousands within 2 months. FACT #4 Some bed bugs can live for 18 months without feeding. That is the reason why after treatment we ask customers to sleep in their bedroom so that all the bedbugs that have gone into hiding will go out and feed. This is the perfect opportunity for them to crawl into the treatment we have laid out in the bedframes and other surfaces. Thus, killing them in the process. FACT #5 Bed bugs need to feed at least once before each molt. This happens during the nymphic stage. Since Bedbugs have 5 nymphic stages, one bedbug needs to at least feed one before molting. So if you have 50 bedbugs that hatched from their eggs, You and your household will be ready meal for 50 bedbugs multiplied by 5 in the span of 2 weeks.