Tag: Get Rid Of Bed bugs

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What Causes Bed Bugs?

Bed bugs are so feared by so many people that just thinking about them gives most people the heebie-jeebies. Bed bugs do like people and congregate in areas with a high population density.  This makes it easier for them to hitch a ride with a new host to feed on (you!) and easily infest a…

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Pest Control

Pesticides vs. Heat Treatments

When trying to get rid of bed bugs, you have several treatment options: pesticides or heat treatments are the most common. Both have pros and cons, but which is the best option for you?  In this article, we'll compare and contrast pesticide treatments and heat treatments. We'll look at the benefits and drawbacks of each method…

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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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DIY Bed Bug Treatments Gone Wrong in the News

DIY Bed Bug Treatments

 In the news... “Three people were hospitalized and several others lost their homes after a woman accidentally started a fire inside a multifamily building while trying to kill bed bugs with alcohol…” "Homeowners in South Jersey attempted to “heat” bedbugs out of a piece of furniture using a space heater, a hair dryer and a heat…

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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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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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How Are Bed Bugs Spread?

Bed bugs are often spread in many ways. A person may buy new or second-hand furniture that is infested. Bed bugs are also very good at hitching rides on items such as suitcases during travel. Sharing of belongings and laundry are also good examples of how bed bugs may easily spread. …

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Orlando Bedbug Control

Should Bed Bug-Infested Clothing be put in the Washer and Dryer?

To put it simply, bed bug infestations cannot be eradicated from homes by means of over-the-counter insecticides, baits or sticky traps, no matter what a product’s advertisements may claim. Unfortunately, there also does not exist any do-it-yourself methods of eliminating bed bug infestations, as only the most cutting-edge pest control methods used by professionals have a proven track record of…

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Sarasota Bed Bug Removal

Bed Bugs May Be Capable Of Spreading A Pathogen

Researchers Believe That Bed Bugs May Be Capable Of Spreading A Potentially Deadly Pathogen To Humans Numerous arthropod pest species in the United States are well known for feeding on human blood, the most common of which include ticks, mosquitoes, horse flies, biting midges, kissing bugs, fleas, chiggers, and bed bugs. With the exception of bed bugs, all of the above…

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Skin Reactions To Bed Bug Bites Vary

Skin Reactions To Bed Bug Bites Vary, And Sometimes Bite Wounds Can Lead To Serious Medical Conditions Bed bugs can be found in various harborages within a house, but most dwell within 3 to 7 feet of a bed, couch or any other location where people remain stationary for long periods of time. Bed bugs are largely nocturnal creatures…

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