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a organism that gets its main source of energy by latching directly onto other animals

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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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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What Bedbugs Look Like

We are all pretty confident that we don’t have bedbugs living in our home with us. We change the sheets, groom the dog and bathe often. But all it takes is a stay in a not-so-clean hotel and you can bring these nasty little things back to your abode. Bedbugs are tiny bloodsucking parasites which […]

18 Mar
2021
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Flea bites - dangerous

Fleas and the Havoc They Wreak

We have all had experience with fleas at some point in our lives. Even if you have never had them in your own home, you have been to a friend’s or relative’s home where they had fleas. This is because this pest is so resilient and invasive. Fleas hitch rides on pets and can even […]

15 Dec
2020
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head live prevention

How to Prevent Head Lice

You probably remember when you were a kid in school how they would get the class to line up and check each student’s hair for head lice. They still do that today. There is always a lice outbreak going on somewhere in the state of Florida. Brevard County has its fair share of lice problems […]

15 Jan
2020
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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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new tick in USA

New Species of Tick Spreading Through United States

Once thought of as a mild annoyance, the tick has shown itself to be very dangerous to humans and animals in recent decades. A tick “borrowing” some of your blood to live on is the least of your concerns when it comes to these parasites. They carry diseases that can drastically change the life of […]

11 Feb
2019
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