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Do You Have Bed Bugs? How To Know

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Do You Have Bed Bugs?

Identifying Bed Bugs: What Do Bed Bugs Look Like?

“Do I Have Bed Bugs?” This is a very common question for us here in Las Vegas. Truth is, you probably need a bed bug exterminator. Bed bugs carry a lot of emotion with them. Well, we as humans do regarding bed bugs and bed bug extermination. They are creepy, bloodsuckers that feed on us in the night. Sounds like a Bram Stoker novel, not a bug. But, like mosquitoes, which thankfully is not a pest with deal with in Las Vegas, bed bugs drink the blood of slumbering victims who awaken to itching and irritation. Pair that with the simple idea that something was feasting on you. People carry guilt, shame, and plenty of other negative emotions because of bed bugs and in the worst cases, choose not to act early because they would rather hide it from neighbors or family.

There are plenty of bugs that are misidentified to be bed bugs, some more than others. There is also the rare occasion of a professional exterminator misidentifying and treating for bed bugs when it was, in fact, something else (Not here at Red Rock Pest Control….and not in Las Vegas in this case). Most often it is a homeowner who has never come in contact thankfully with bed bugs that we find has labeled some poor insect mistakenly. Part may be due to the hysteria and fear surrounding bed bugs and it should be agreed that bed bugs live up to their name.

Here we list a few of the most commonly misidentified bed bugs.

  • Cockroach Nymphs

Cockroach nymphs are commonly mistaken as bed bugs. They are similar in color during the nymph phase and are nocturnal. Cockroach nymphs are dissimilar to bed bugs, but the color is strikingly similar. Bottom line is this is a young cockroach and typically if you are seeing cockroach nymphs, you are aware of a roach problem and should contact an exterminator.

  • Carpet Beetles

In Las Vegas, we see and are called for a lot of carpet beetle issues. Some people know that they are dealing with a beetle but it is very commonly mistaken for bed bugs here in Las Vegas. Carpet beetle larvae are covered in a hairy coating that causes skin irritation like bed bug bite symptoms which is really an allergic reaction. Carpet beetles also shed their casings like bed bugs. Carpet beetles are very destructive and if you think you may have them, contact a professional exterminator.

  • Mites

Mites are typically found near rodents. If you are experiencing mites, you may have recently dealt with a rat or rodent issue or may have small dogs or pets. The mite itself looks nothing like a bed bug but the bites are commonly confused. Mites burrow under the skin and leave large irritating bumps. Because they hide under the skin, you may never see a mite.

  • Bat Bugs

Bat bugs are the closest looking thing to a bed bug and can even confuse new or unaware pest control professionals. They get their name from feeding on bats. If there are no bats around, they are left with no choice but to feed on humans.

Wondering if You Have Bed Bugs or Need an Inspection?

 If you would like immediate attention from an experienced certified technician, schedule a free bed bug inspection. The most important rule to follow is to catch it before it develops into a nightmare situation.

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How to Identify Bed Bugs

Bed bugs are very tiny apple seed shaped bugs that are almost shaped like chubby amber brown sunflower seeds. Bed bugs do vary in color but are typically brown or red, depending on the last time they ate. Although bed bugs are extremely small, they can be seen by the naked eye. They are a transient “hitch-hiking” bug so anywhere people travel or frequent is where they will be found. They are attracted to carbon dioxide, which we exhale when we are off to dreamland.  At one point in time, bed bug reports were nearly zero in the United States. Now numbers are higher than ever. Infestations can occur almost anywhere in the world and have.

How Much does a Bed Bug Inspection Cost?

We commonly receive the question of what do bed bug inspections or bed bug treatments cost? Here in Las Vegas, we offer free bed bug inspections but that is not normal for most pest control companies. Typically, a bed bug inspection will run you anywhere from $100 to $$600 if you decide to opt for a canine inspection. Canine inspections are where a pest control professional will employ the assistance of a specially trained bed bug detecting dog who will sniff out live bed bugs. These are very expensive inspections and typically leave the homeowner in a tough spot financially.

Just as the cost of a bed bug inspection varies, so does the cost of bed bug removal or bed bug treatment. There are many different solutions that certified exterminators can use. Part of the answer depends on your choice of exterminators and your selection of bed bug removal methods. If you go with heat treatment, that will cost more than a chemical application.

If you have any questions, reach out to us at (702) 518-2580. Our certified bed bug technicians are discreet, professional, and very good at what they do.


It’s always the word of mouth that’s the best advice. Here are some of our…


We had an idea that we might have bed bugs when our child came home from a friends house and we began seeing signs a week later. The problem got worse and we tried a few DIY bed bug treatment ideas, but nothing worked. We called Red Rock and spoke to Dustin who scheduled our free inspection. Our technician, Jeff, was phenomenal. He explained that bed bugs can happen to anyone. After his service we are back to good. Thanks guys!


Super good job guys! Just the idea of having bed bugs gives me the creeps. Much less the actual experience.
These guys did such an amazing job I can’t explain how great it was to know that we were in good hands.

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