Bed Bug Research

A selection of research on bed bugs from around the world. Bed Bug Origins Scientists at the University of Tulsa have determined that bats were the original hosts of the bugs that infest homes around the world today. Bats introduced bed bugs to human populations when both humans and bats were living in caves. Since […]

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Bed Bugs Around the World

In 2014, experts deemed Canada’s bed bug problem to be worse than ever, with the frequency of bed bug reports increasing 20 per cent over the previous year. Canada wasn’t alone. Countries around the world saw increases in beg bug infestations. The United States has been dealing with increases in bed bugs for several years, […]

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Bed Bugs and Your Pets

When it comes to a bed bug infestation in your home, your human family members aren’t the only ones at risk. Pets, especially dogs and cats that move around the house, can also become vulnerable. Unlike fleas or ticks, bed bugs prefer to feed on human blood, because human skin is exposed, but just because a bed […]

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Can I Tackle Bed Bugs On My Own?

While calling in the professionals bed bug exterminators is the best way to address your bed bug problem, many people look to take a do-it-yourself approach to pest control before admitting defeat. The first step in attempting to address your bed bug problem on your own is to isolate the infected area. Beds and bed rooms are […]

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Early Detection of Bed Bugs

Bed bugs are notoriously difficult to detect. It is often the case that once people notice the common signs, bites on their legs and feet, red pin prick-like stains on their sheets, the bed bugs have reached a stage of severe infestation. But how do you catch on to bed bugs before the infestation gets […]

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Bed Bugs and Kids

Bed bug infestations are no fun for anyone, but they can be especially tough on your children. Babies and young toddlers are especially at risk to being bitten in a bed bug infestation given that they tend to sleep in multiple environments, and are exposed to more potential bed bug habitats. While a bed bug […]

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Avoiding Hotel Bed Bugs

Many of you will be going on vacation with family and friends this holiday season, staying in hotels around the world. Don’t get caught off guard and bring bed bugs back home with you! Check reviews and comments on your hotels to make sure there haven’t been any recent bed bug issues before you book, […]

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Finding the Right Bed Bug Treatment

There are plenty of options for treating bed bugs, but which one is right for you? When it comes to getting rid of an insect infestation, many people think pesticides first. However, pesticides can not only be ineffective on bed bugs, but a danger to the user as there is a risk of an allergic reaction […]

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What Happens if I Leave Bed Bugs Untreated?

Leaving bed bugs untreated puts you and your loved ones at unnecessary risk and discomfort. It’s important to contact a professional bed bug exterminator even if you’re just seeking advice on what course of action to take. Once you have confirmed that you have bed bugs it is important to treat the infestation as soon […]

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How do I Know if I Have Bed Bugs?

Nobody wants to wake up to find that something has bitten them while they slept, but how do you know you have bed bugs? If you go to bed without bites, and wake up with them, there’s a good chance you have bed bugs, but the only way to confirm an infestation is to see […]

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