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Bed Bug Pictures – Showing the Bed Bug Epidemic

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Bed Bug Epidemic There is a lot of scare around bed bugs and the rising accounts of it in the US, and the scare is justified. Bed bugs are very difficult to control and spread very fast if not kept in check. Regular pest control treatments are not enough to keep these pests at bay. Pest management professionals charge a pretty penny when bed bugs become an infestation. If you have a concern about bed bugs it is best to call early and react quickly if signs point to ‘yes’. Bed bug dogs are a very effective way to search for bed bugs, both to prevent and follow up on… Read More

Detection of Bed Bugs

Bed bugs can be found singly, but often congregate once established. They usually remain close to hosts, common locations for congregation include: Beds Couches Luggage Vehicles Furniture Bedside clutter Near animals that have nested within a dwelling, such as bats, birds, or rodents Bed bugs are elusive and usually nocturnal, which can make them hard to spot. They often lodge unnoticed in dark crevices, and eggs can be nestled in fabric seams. Aside from bite symptoms, signs include fecal spots, blood smears on sheets, and molts. Detection of bed bugs in RV’s can be especially difficult, making it imperative that RV mattresses are kept clean and checked regularly for signs… Read More

Firefighters and BedBugs

Was it really necessary to throw out all the furniture? Take this exterminator’s advice – “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Prevention is easy. A mattress cover will thwart any attacks made by bedbugs on your resting place. Prevent the spread of bedbugs and possibly the spread of disease.

Bed Bugs Clinton – New York Times

Former President Clinton recently had to clear out of his office for a few days because it’s infested with bed bugs.” according to the New York Times laugh line… but bed bugs isn’t a laughing matter for pest control companies and victims of this spreading epidemic.