About Bed Bugs

History, Resurgence and Future

Bed bugs (Cimex lectularius) have been biting people since the beginning of recorded time. They were first introduced to North America by European explorers when their ships would be riddled with the pest. As European settlers increased in North American soil, so did bed bugs. read more

Bed Bug Bites

Bed bug bites vary in shape, size and colour depending on the person’s reaction to the saliva that is injected. Some have no reaction and others may experience severe allergic reactions which can lead to large blisters, welts, (and in bad cases) permanent scaring. read more

Bed Bug Identification

Red bumps on your body and itching are indicators that bed bugs might be present in your home, but not a conclusive one. Before you contact your exterminator it's important to visually...read more

Bed Bug Life Cycle

Identification is an essential part of the bed bug eradication process. Learn how to identify them at all stages of their lifecycle. read more

Bed Bugs and the Canadian Law

Responsibility for bedbug infestations and covering costs of extermination is often a battleground for tenants and landlords. Laws vary across Canada, and because bedbugs have just recently become an increasing problem many provinces and municipalities don't have legislation outlining who is responsible. read more


Bed Bug SOS and any other bed bug experts will always recommend you contact your local qualified pest control specialists. A good exterminator will provide an excellent service when it comes to eliminating the majority of bed bugs. read more

Quick Facts

Quick little tidbits of knowledge to better learn about your enemy. read more


Travelers should always be cautious of bed bugs when staying in hotels or places with high tourist turnover. Bed bugs don't care about the cleanliness and reputation of a bedroom, even 5-star hotels are prone to bed bug infestation. read more


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