BED BUGS GOLD COAST
Any household on the Gold Coast can be invaded by bedbugs, often a high standard of hygiene can discourage bed bugs from spreading widely throughout the home.
Bed bugs are small wingless insects found all over the Gold Coast, often transported by travellers as the bed bug hitchhike in bags and clothing.
Bed Bugs are mostly nocturnal meaning they rest during the day and are active at night, bed bugs use an anaesthetic in their saliva to bite people without being detected.
Bed bugs are parasites that are attracted to CO2 as you breath in and out they know where you are and ready to feed on human blood, they hide in bedding and on mattresses where they have ready access to a source of food.
ISSUES BED BUGS CAUSE ON THE GOLD COAST
Bed bugs are a public health pest on the Gold Coast and cause a variety of negative physical health, mental health and economic consequences, some of these include:
- Bites can cause allergic reactions such as anaphylaxis
- Anxiety, insomnia and systemic reactions
- Loss of income to commercial and rental properties
- Damage to reputation to commercial and rental properties