Tag: Bed Bug Removal

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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“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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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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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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Electronics & Heat Treatments

Preparing your home for a heat treatment is very important, especially when it comes to electronics. All electronics such as TV's, computers/laptops etc. need to be unplugged with the exception of the appliances such as stove, refrigerator, microwave and washer/dryer to prevent any damage from occurring. Appliances are designed to withstand higher temperatures.…

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How Will I know if I have Bed Bugs?

Bed Bugs like to hide where you sleep or places where you may sit and relax for long periods of time. If you find bites and suspect that you may have bed bugs, try searching for them. You may find tiny black dots, their droppings or red blood stains, which are signs they…

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Bed Bug Infested Apartments

Bed Bug Infested Apartments Are Forcing University Students To Sleep In Their Cars These days, bed bug infestations are considered a public health threat, and most states have laws addressing how bed bug infestations should be handled when they occur in rental properties. Landlords in Florida cannot afford to ignore tenant complaints concerning bed bugs, as a new state…

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Can Dogs And Cats Spread Bed Bugs Around Homes?

Arthropod pests like fleas and ticks feed on the blood of humans and many other animals, including dogs and cats. Brown dog ticks dwell naturally in grassy areas, which is why they favor a habitat on residential lawns. When dogs move about on residential lawns, brown dog ticks often jump onto dogs from blades of…

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Hitchhiking Bed Bugs

How Can One Single Female Bed Bug Establish An Extensive Infestation Within A Home? The majority of bed bug infestations start after one, or multiple bed bugs hitch a ride into homes on people’s clothing. Bringing bed bug infested furniture and infested clothing into a home is another common way in which bed bug infestations…

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