New Hope For Eradicating Bed Bugs

In the rush of the holiday season, you, like me, may have missed an interesting story about bed bugs. I don't blame you though. Bed bugs are repulsive little beasts. If you thought the idea of millions of microscopic dust…

Sometimes Being Thrifty Doesn’t Pay

All of a sudden school is back in session and people are moving around, filling up dumpsters and sidewalks with furniture that won't fit in their co-ops, dorm rooms, apartments or simply clashes with their new interior decor. For dumpster…

Bed Bugs? Dust Mites? What’s the Difference?

This week’s blog will not be as cute or cuddly as my previous blog. Today I’m going to discuss the difference between dust mites and bed bugs. I’ve had many calls and questions about dust mites and bed bugs and…

Insect Train Keeps Rolling Along – Bedbugs

Going along with the idea that this year is likely to be a veritable ‘Insectapalooza,’ Atlanta based pest control company, Orkin, recently released its top 50 cities for bed bugs. Unlike most other top 50 lists, this one isn't much…

Bugs, Bugs, and More Bugs!

By now, allergy sufferers are feeling the full effects of very mild winter and early year, summerlike conditions. Sneezy, runny noses, itchy and watery eyes are abundant in homes, schools and offices across the U.S. Beyond allergies, there's another issue…

Bedbugs’ Inbreeding Leads to Fast Infestations

You're probably aware of the resurgence in bedbugs that has plagued apartment buildings, hotels, and homes throughout the country, regardless of social class. Bedbugs are notoriously easy to get, and infestations happen quickly and pervasively, often filling entire apartment complexes…

Bed Bug Prevention Tips

In today's blog, we bring you a summary of tips from RealSimple.com about how to prevent bed bugs: ‘Prevention is key.’ Bed bug extermination can cost upwards of $1200 and the physical and emotional toll the process exacts can be…

Bed Bugs On the Rise in Dorms, Day Cares

You may think that the resurgence of bedbug infestations has died down, but unfortunately that's not the case. In Bedbug infestations growing in certain settings, survey finds, the Washington Post reports that bedbug problems continue to plague people across the…

Bed Bugs May Spread Disease, Study Finds

Though universally regarded as a repulsive nuisance, bed bugs have not been considered a major health threat

Bedbug Chemicals Dangerous Too

As we've covered in the past, bedbugs have made a huge resurgence in recent years. While the bedbugs themselves are not actually harmful unless you have an allergic reaction to their bites, the mental toll and loss of sleep can…