Tag: Bed Bug Control

Bed Bug Bite Signs

Bed bugs are hard to detect in your home, especially if you've never had them and don't know what to look for.  Suspicious looking bites are generally one of the first signs that you may have bed bugs.   Bed bugs will bite anywhere on the body where there is skin.  You may not feel it right…

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Bed Bug Travel Tips

The most important travel tip, whether you are a frequent traveler or just ready to take that long desired vacation, is to make sure you know how to spot the signs of an active bed bug infestation.  Bed bugs can be anywhere from hotels, tourist attractions, restaurants etc. to any form of transportation (Airplane, train,…

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Bed Bugs and Landlord-Tenant Disputes

Bed Bugs and Landlord-Tenant Disputes The majority of bed bug related landlord-tenant disputes stem from the landlord’s lack of knowing how to deal with an infestation in an apartment and from not having a coherent bed bug policy as to proper cleaning, extermination and the hiring of certified experts to address an infestation. (Bed bug…

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“I Found a Bed Bug in my Home!”

"I Found a Bed Bug in my Home!" The first thing that people usually do is panic once they find out that there may be a bed bug infestation in their home. Does one bed bug sighting mean there is an active infestation?  There are many variables to this question before it can be answered…

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Why Heat Treatments Fail.

Why Heat Treatments Fail. The heat treatment process varies from one pest control company to another. They  are not the same, although more inexperienced companies may disagree. The truth of the matter is there are many different methodologies used.  Some are more successful than others.  At FL Bed Bug Experts, we use a scientific approach…

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More Than Bed Bugs: Heat Kills Pathogens

More Than Bed Bugs: Heat Kills Pathogens by Tommy Underhill, GreenTech Heat February 26, 2020 News sources around the world have acutely focused on the spread of Covid-19— the coronavirus. Dr. Tom Frieden, former director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and former commissioner of the New York City Health Department, told CNN that…

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Bed Bug Anatomy

It is important to know what to look for when inspecting for bed bugs. However, the physical traits of a bed bug can easily be mistaken for other insects if you do not fully know the bed bug anatomy. Antennae Bed bugs use antennae as sensors to guide them towards sleeping hosts, where the…

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Do Bed Bugs Eat Other Insects?

There are many insects that eat other bugs. For example, cockroaches, masked hunters, pharaoh ants, centipedes and some spiders will eat bed bugs. Lady bugs are also known to eat bed bug nymphs because they are much smaller than the adult bed bug. However, do bed bugs feed on roaches or some…

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The Bed Bug Life Cycle

If you have discovered bed bugs in your home, then you are probably panicking and want to find out how to get rid of them as soon as possible. It is important to learn about the life cycle of in order to fully understand what you are up against. If you notice several generations of bed…

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Can You Feel Bed Bug Bites?

Bed bugs have survived for many years by being elusive. Hiding is what they do best. In fact, their main defense mechanism is to only come out to feed when humans are unlikely to be aware of them. Bed bugs are nocturnal, so they tend do to come out at night. They come out…

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