Heat Treatment for Bedbugs is Most Effective

Heat Treatment for Bedbugs is Most Effective

Did you know that of all the ways to combat bedbugs, heat treatment is the most effective strategy for getting rid of bed bugs? Bed bugs are a complete nuisance. They are exceptionally difficult to control due to the fact that they are capable of hiding in such small...
Bed Bugs in Winter

Bed Bugs in Winter

Insects do a lot to survive the winter. Migration, overwintering as a larva, burrowing in the soil, and hibernation. Bed bugs, on the other hand actually remain active during the winter months… In your home. Here’s what to do if you suspect you have Bed...
Bed Bugs Considered a Public Health Nuisance

Bed Bugs Considered a Public Health Nuisance

Bed bugs are exceptionally small, flat insects that are considered to be a public health nuisance as a result of their parasitic nature and attraction to blood. Bed bug infestations have been a common occurrence throughout our history, as a nation; however, in the mid...
6 Signs Bed Bugs Have Moved to Your House

6 Signs Bed Bugs Have Moved to Your House

The reminder that bed bugs are alive and well in your neck of the woods shows up when there’s more hours of darkness and the weather gets cooler. Humans tend to tuck into bed earlier from late fall through early spring. To bed bugs, that’s an invitation to a food fest...
Bedbug Facts, Prevention, and Treatment

Bedbug Facts, Prevention, and Treatment

Bedbugs have eccentric feeding habits. They only consume the blood of warm-blooded animals, Yes, humans included. In fact, humans are considered to be the most ideal hosts for these insects. Throughout the course of millions of years, these creatures have evolved from...
Could Heat Treatment for Bed Bugs be the Best Option?

Could Heat Treatment for Bed Bugs be the Best Option?

Sensitivity to chemicals has become more common in recent years. If you or someone in your family has a sensitivity to chemicals, you are cautious about using any service or product that involves chemicals. It affects every aspect of your family’s life – how you clean...
Bed Bugs in Institutions – Part 8

Bed Bugs in Institutions – Part 8

For over two months now, we have expounded on the topic of bed bugs as they impact healthcare institutions in our multi-part series, Bed Bugs in Institutions. We thank you for continuing this series! You have learned general information about bed bugs, details on...
Bed Bugs in Institutions – Part 7

Bed Bugs in Institutions – Part 7

In the past 6 weeks, you have learned a great deal about bed bugs in institutions – including how to identify bites, the potential health hazards of bed bugs, and how to start an integrated bed bug management approach. This week, in the 7th installment of our series,...