Tag: Bed bug control
Don’t Let the Bed Bugs Bite: Myths & Measures of Prevention
Nothing is more unnerving than the thought of bed bugs crawling in your bed while you’re asleep. It’s the stuff horror films are made of! Whether in your own home or in a hotel or rental accommodation, these miniscule nuisances are considered a public health pest. And while they are not known to transmit or…Read More
How The Ongoing Nationwide Bed Bug Epidemic Started
The earliest known ancestor of modern bed bugs (Cimex lectularius) first appeared around one hundred million years ago, and the first known mention of the bloodsucking pests can be found in ancient Greek and Roman texts. Bed bugs were well documented as parasitic pests of man in Europe during the latter period of the middle…Read More
Experts Recently Discovered That Bed Bugs Have Strong Color Preferences, And This Finding May Lead To More Effective Bed Bug Control Methods
Bed bugs are a bane to our human existence, with the little pests making their way through people’s homes all across the country. Georgia has a particularly bad bed bug problem, with Atlanta being ranked the 10th most bed bug-plagued city in the United States. The state could use some help when it comes to…Read More
Why Are So Many Paramedics Finding Bedbug infestations?
Why Are So Many Paramedics Finding Bedbug infestations? It is no secret that bedbugs are becoming more and more problematic for all people around the world. Many people over the age of forty can remember a time when bedbugs were not an issue at all. Hopefully, at some point in the future bedbugs will cease…Read More
Where Are Bed Bugs Most Often Found?
Given their common name, you would not think that there would be any mystery concerning where bed bugs can be found. After all, they are called “bed bugs”, so they infest beds, right? While bed bugs are often found in beds, and most bites occur while humans are in bed, bed bugs can actually be…Read More
Courthouse Employees Are Refusing To Go To Work Due To A Bed Bug Infestation Within The Building
It should be accepted that bed bugs will always remain a problem for humans. Although there exists more than one effective method of eradicating bed bug infestations, the amount of bed bug-related issues only seems to increase as time progresses. For some reason that is not yet clear, bed bugs have been infesting numerous government…Read More
An Elderly Woman’s Bed Bug Complaints Were Dismissed As Hallucinations By Her Caregivers
An Elderly Woman’s Bed Bug Complaints Were Dismissed As Hallucinations By Her Caregivers Living within an assisted living facility is not a fate that many elderly people hope for, and for good reason. While many assisted living facilities only employ the most responsible of staff members, one particular facility has recently come under fire for…Read More
One Tormented Woman Set Herself and Her Apartment On Fire Because of Bedbugs
Can you imagine being so tormented by a bug infestation that you would go to such lengths as dousing you and your apartment in alcohol, set fire to your apartment, and almost die from the ensuing fire just to get rid of them? I can kind of understand this method if the insects were giant…Read More
Bed Bug Signs!
Some common signs of bed bugs include: Pepper-like stains on fabric-covered items Molted bed bug skins The bugs themselves in various life stages White eggs and empty egg casings All travelers should thoroughly inspect the room for the presence of these bed bug indicators upon arriving at their intended destination. This includes pulling back the…Read More