Where Bed Bugs Hide

Bed bugs are widely considered to be nocturnal insects due to their habit of feeding on the blood of sleeping human hosts during the nighttime hours. However, categorizing bed bugs as nocturnal pests is somewhat misleading, as bed bugs are well known for their ability to adapt to the schedule of their human hosts. For example, if a person…

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Bed Bugs & PTSD

Research Shows That Suffering Through A Bed Bug Infestation Can Trigger Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Some people experience bed bug infestations within a matter of weeks, or even days after moving into a new house or apartment. At first, people many people notice a few bed bugs here and there, but within a short time,…

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Bed Bugs Resilience

Why Bed Bugs Are More Difficult To Control Today Than They Were 70 Years Ago? Researchers believe that bed bugs have been pests to humankind for as long as humans have existed. In fact, the ancient Egyptians attempted to repel bed bugs with magical spells, but this form of early pest control did not work out well for…

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Where Are Bed Bugs Found?

Bed bugs were major cosmopolitan insect pests before and during the first half of the 20th century in the United States. However, bed bugs were almost entirely eradicated from the country during the latter half of the last century. It was not until 1995 that bed bugs reemerged in urban and suburban areas all over the US and elsewhere.…

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What Is The Difference Between Common Bed Bugs And Tropical Bed Bugs?

The insects that are commonly referred to as “bed bugs” belong to the Cimex genus of insect. While the Cimex genus includes 91 species worldwide, only 2 species from this genus feed on human blood. Unfortunately, both of these species can be found in the United States. Another closely related insect species that occasionally feeds on human…

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Florida Bed Bug Infestation

A Massive Bed Bug Infestation Within An Entire Lakeland Apartment Complex Was Blamed On Tenants A bed bug infestation is one of the most stressful ordeals that a person can experience, and unfortunately, the bloodsucking insect pests often infest homes, apartments, businesses and public buildings in the Tampa Bay Area. Last summer, one of the most extensive bed bug…

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How County Officials Plan To Decrease The Rate Of Bed Bug Infestations In Tampa

Since bed bugs spread to new areas by hitching rides on human clothing, it should not be surprising to learn that bed bug infestations are particularly frequent in large American cities that see many tourists. Bed bugs are often found within public buildings and hotel rooms in New York City, Los Angeles and Chicago, and since Disneyworld is one…

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Benefits of Heat Treatments

More than Just Bed Bugs Heat is not just for bed bugs! Every living organism has a thermal death point, not only insects but bacteria and allergens as well. Keep your family safe and your environment fresh with heat from the Florida Bed Bug Experts. Take a look at these five benefits of heat treating your home. ELIMINATE INDOOR ODORS…

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What are Nymphs?

Nymphs are immature (young) stages of bed bugs. They grow by shedding their skin (molting), but they require a blood meal in order to molt. Bed Bugs have 5 nymphal stages, each slightly larger than the preceding one. Nymphs of all stages are smaller than the adult stage. Newly hatched nymphs are only 1/16 inch…

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How to Identify Bed Bugs

How to Identify Bed Bugs Bed Bugs are insects that have three body regions (head, thorax and abdomen), six legs and a pair of antennae. Bed bugs have piercing-sucking mouth parts that they use to pierce the skin and then suck up blood(that’s their only source of food and water) All bed bugs are wingless.…

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