Tag: insecticide

Bug Tip Tuesday – Herbal Bed Bug Spray Insecticide

This spray will act as a good deterrent for bed bugs. It can be nice to bring on vacation with you to spray your room down before putting anything on the bed or floors. 1 Cup Water 10 drops lavender essential oil 10 drops rosemary essential oil 10 drops eucalyptus essential oil 3 drops essential... more
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The Facts About The Chagas Disease And The Kissing Bug

Is Chagas Disease Really the 'AIDS of the Americas'? May 31, 2012 -- Chagas disease is being called the new "AIDS of the Americas." The shocking comparison has put this neglected tropical disease in headlines around the world. Who's at risk? Is Chagas really as bad as AIDS? Here's WebMD's Chagas... more
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Boston struggles with growing bed bug infestations

Boston struggles with growing bed bug infestations: Updated: Thursday, 17 Nov 2011, 6:18 AM EST Published : Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011, 6:57 PM EST Mike Beaudet www.twitter.com/channel_mike BOSTON (FOX 25 / MyFoxBoston.com) - A growing epidemic of bed bug infestations has left the city of Boston... more
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Termites 101: A Primer for Homeowners

Want to protect your house? It's as simple as following a few easy steps. By Jim Morrison Termites. Simply mentioning the word makes people cringe. Termites live in nearly every state in the union, they are very difficult to spot, and they want to eat your house. So what is a homeowner to do? First... more
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4 Nastiest Summer Bugs: How to Avoid the Creepy-Crawly Inevitable

By Amy Paturel We're not the only ones heading outside this summer. A slew of critters are buzzing about just waiting for an opportunity to sink their teeth into us. And while most bites and stings are just minor annoyances that itch like crazy and produce ugly, little welts that go away in a few... more
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The War on Bedbugs Starts Now: The 2nd National Bed Bug Summit

A summit to fight the epidemic of Cimex lectularius convenes today in Washington DC as the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and a half dozen other federal agencies try to address the "consumer concern about the rising incidence of bed bugs in the United States." The 2011 National Bedbug... more
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Natural pest control: Mosquitos and fleas

These are the two most common insect pests New Englanders loathe. They both can carry bloodbourne pathogens that can be harmful and sometimes even deadly. Nasty little bloodsuckers that they are the best way is to prevent that they ever show up on your person! Natural Mosquito Repellents First of... more
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Bedbugs: Travel Tips to ward off bedbugs plus video

It seems like those blood sucking bedbugs are popping up everywhere. From hotel rooms to dressing rooms and now, news that bedbugs were discovered in a patient’s room at a Providence hospital. The issue of bedbugs is making many feel like they just want to stay home, but there are tips you can... more
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New research finds bedbugs are carriers of antibiotic-resistant bacteria

The resurgence of bedbug infestations have been a nuisance at best for hotels and homeowners as scientists have always said that the tiny blood-sucking creatures didn’t carry infectious agents that could harm humans. However, new research out of Canada reported Wednesday sheds some different... more
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National Online Bed Bug Registry locates hotels with dreaded infestations

We all know the old adage: "Good night, don't let the bed bugs bite." But who would imagine that there is a growing pest problem in some of the leading hotels where beg bugs are being identified and reported? A new web site, www.bedbugregistry.com, is a useful tool to see up-to-date information... more
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