Where do bed bugs come from?

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Where do you find bed bugs?

Bed bugs are found in virtually any place people tend to gather, including residences, hotels, schools, offices, retail stores and even public transportation. Bed bugs will remain as close to their host as possible and feed during the night, which is why you will usually get bitten whilst sleeping. If you need a bed bug exterminator near you, get in contact with one of our team today.

Where do bed bugs come from?

  • Travel
  • Second hand furniture
  • New accommodation
  • Awareness of bed bugs


Whether you are staying at your friends, families or a hotel, travel is the most popular way for bed begs to get around as they have an extraordinary ability to hitchhike in your luggage. So if you are asking where do bed bugs come from, It almost always begins with someone travelling. Bed bugs will predominately remain close to the feeding source which is usually the bed, you can minimise the risk of taking bed bugs home by visually checking the room on arrival and storing your luggage away from the bed on a raised surface.

Secondhand furniture

The common misconception is bed bugs are only found on beds – this is not true. Bed bugs will be found almost everywhere which includes secondhand furniture. It is essential to make sure to closely inspect any furniture you are buying.  If a piece of furniture is infested with bed bugs, especially pregnant female ones or their eggs, then there is a high possibility that the new owner will have a bed bug infestation. If you are unsure whether a piece of furniture you have is infested with bed bugs, call one of our team today or use our free identification service which can be done over email.

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Where do bed bugs come from


Moving to a new property can be stressful enough, this is without accounting for the fact the property may have a current infestation of bed bugs. It has been known for people to sell their properties after many failed attempts and control of bed bugs. Unfortunately you will inherit this problem – If this happens to you Bed Bug Treatment Pros are here for you, we guarantee on all treatments we carry out to gain control of the infestation.

Lack of awareness

Many people don’t know what they are looking for when dealing with bed bug infestations. Check out our other freuqently nswered bed bug questions;

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