Tag: bed bug pest control

Where are Bed Bugs Found?

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If you're wondering where bed bugs come from, remember: bed bugs are excellent hitchhikers and are easily transported. They will hide in suitcases, boxes and shoes to be near a food supply. They like to hide in small cracks and crevices close to a human environment. Bed bugs are most often found in... more
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Bed Bugs Can Ruin Your Romantic Getaway

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If you’re planning a romantic getaway, don’t let bed bugs crash your trip. Check out these prevention tips to avoid an encounter with these blood-sucking pests. If you stay in a hotel or motel, keep these bed bug travel tips in mind. It is important that you take some precautions to ensure... more
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Bed Bug Prevention for Travelers

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Planning a vacation to cure the post-holiday blues? We’ve got your prep covered with these bed bug tips for travelers. Pick up the mattresses in the rooms and look under it. Check around the edges of the box springs. Check under the box spring. Look at the corners of the room.... more
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Bed Bugs in Winter

Bed bugs can withstand temperatures from nearly freezing to 122 degrees Fahrenheit, which makes controlling them extremely difficult. However, they often succumb after a few days of exposure to temperatures below 32 degrees Fahrenheit. The bad news is, as we heat our homes, we provide the perfect... more
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Research Says Bed Bugs are Attracted to Dirty Laundry

According to new research published recently by University of Sheffield scientists Bed bugs are attracted to dirty laundry. The study, led by Dr William Hentley from the University of Sheffield's Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, suggests that leaving worn clothes exposed in sleeping areas... more
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Bed Bugs are Getting Stronger

In case your phobia of bed bugs wasn’t torturous enough, here comes a new study that suggests the pesky insects are getting stronger. Researchers in Australia found the bed bugs with a thicker “skin” are more resistant to common pesticides. The pests are becoming more prevalent, and the... more
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Back-To-School with Bed Bugs

Back to School season is here! I’m sure there are a lot of parents out there that are excited to have their little ones out of the house, and are equally excited to get their school supply shopping over with. However, since bed bugs are on the rise across the country, it may be wise to squeeze in... more
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Possible Mental Effects of Bedbugs

Bed bugs can cause all sorts of problems, a really big one that can affect anyone in the house are psychological effects. Mothers, fathers and even children can suffer from anxiety and embarrassment due to bed bugs. The Psychological Effects of Bed bugs One of the worst things about having a bed... more
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Don’t Go Back To School With Bed Bugs

As college students prepare to return to campuses all over New England, many plan to bring secondhand furniture including mattresses, futons, dressers,  and couches. As students begin to move in, A1 Exterminators is urging students in Massachusetts to inspect new lodgings, personal belongings, and... more
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Bed Bugs are Attracted to Specific Colors

Researchers from the University of Florida and Union College in Lincoln, NE wondered whether bed bugs preferred certain colors for their hiding places, so they did some testing in the lab. The results, which are published in the Journal of Medical Entomology, showed that the bed bugs strongly... more
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