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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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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What Are Bed Bugs?

Growing up your parents probably sent you off to bed with the old rhyme, “goodnight, sleep tight, don’t let the bed bugs bite”, guaranteed to keep you awake for hours wondering exactly what it was that might be crawling between your sheets while you slept. Bed bugs, or Cimex lectularius (Cimicidae) are tiny wingless, parasitic […]

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