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parasitic insects that usually live within one’s bed, carpet, clothes, etc. and feed on blood while the victim is asleep; bed bugs can be extremely difficult to get rid of without professional pest management help

Bed Bug Interceptor

What is a Bed Bug Interceptor and How Does it Work?

Every year, 1 in every 5 households is affected by bed bugs. That is 20% of all houses, apartments and townhomes. Bed bugs are a serious nuisance which cannot be ignored. They bite their victims while they sleep and live from the blood harvested. Pretty nasty stuff. There are all types of ways to attack […]

02 Feb
2022
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Mattress and bed bug technology news

Scientists New Discovery Could Help Keep Bed Bugs Away for Good

Scientists working at the University of Kentucky recently made a discovery regarding a pest that we all know too well, bed bugs. The discovery is that triglycerides in the skin, also called lipids, actually repels the tiny pest. Zach DeVries, assistant professor of urban entomology with the UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment said: […]

27 Dec
2021
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hotel room possible bed bugs

Traveling for the Holidays? Look for These Bed Bug Signs to Avoid Them

Bed bugs survive by living in furniture, most commonly bedding, and feasting on your blood while you are asleep. They should call them vampire bugs instead as “bed bugs”, which sounds way more innocent than they actually are. While you sleep they crawl on you and bite into your flesh. This is their main source […]

13 Dec
2021
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bed bug prevention

Five Simple Things You Can Do To Reduce Bed Bug Infestation

Bed bugs are small, flat, reddish-brown parasitic insects that feed on human and animal blood every five to ten days. Their small size (about 1mm-7mm in length) and flat bodies enable them to fit easily in cracks and crevices of walls, windows, floors, furniture, and on beds, making it hard to spot them.  They are […]

03 Nov
2021
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Resistant bed bugs

Treating Tough Infestations of Bed Bugs

Bed bugs are a small parasite which tuck themselves away into your bed and live and reproduce there. We have all heard of them and have been told to avoid this or that place because it may have bed bugs. This hardy insect has been managed well by the pest industry for many decades now. […]

03 May
2021
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the smell of bed bugs

How are Smells Associated with Bed Bugs?

The sense of smell often comes up when discussing bed bugs. This is for two main reasons. First, a bed bug infestation gives off a particular smell that some people may be able to detect. And second, there are certain smells that may actually repel bed bugs. In this article we will go into some […]

05 Nov
2019
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pest control myths

5 Pest Control Myths

Pests have been bugging people since the dawn of man and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future. As a result, mankind has developed methods to deal with these pests. Many of the methods are tried and true. But some are not. In this article we will discuss five of the top five […]

23 Sep
2019
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fleas bite and feed on blood

What Bit Me? – Identifying Bug Bites

Almost anywhere you go on Earth you will have to deal with bugs. And a portion of these bugs are biters. Most of them don’t bite for the thrill of it. They felt threatened in some way and reacted in self-defense. Conversely, some bugs may bite you because they want to feast on your blood. […]

04 Jun
2019
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how to avoid bed bugs on vacation

How to Avoid Bringing Bed Bugs Back from Vacation

The bed bug is a mystery for most people. It is something we have only heard about and something in which we have a healthy amount of fear. Getting bitten is one thing, but the possibility of infesting one’s own house and affecting loved ones is another. Bed bugs are like most parasites. They hitch […]

10 Apr
2019
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bed bug bites

Resurgence in Bed Bug Cases

Bed bugs are something that people don’t pay much attention to until the are affected by them. They are so much out of the public mind’s eye that people typically tend to think they have a rash or an allergy attack when in fact they are being bitten every night by bed bugs. Bed bugs […]

30 Nov
2018
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